After Elon Musk originally tweeted that the "Dog Mode" was in process in October, it seems that the function could reach the owners of Tesla very soon.
In response to a Twitter user asking when the "Sentinel Mode" would be ready, which will use the car's cameras to record the incidents that occur when the car is empty, Musk said that both the Sentinel Mode and the Dog Mode mentioned above would arrive to this. week.
Tesla already has Protection against overheating of the cabin, which activates climate control to keep the interior at a safe temperature, but the Dog Mode will probably activate it allowing the climate control to work as it normally would, providing a temperature environment Environment for the animals left in the car briefly. The mode could also allow the screen to display a message that the dog is in a secure environment and that the owner will be back.
Of course, it is still advisable to avoid leaving the animals alone in the car any The amount of time, even with the control of the climate in operation, but for people who insist on doing it or perhaps have no other option, the Dog Mode should offer a little more peace of mind.
While there are no reports of any of the modes showing up this week, Tesla released a different software update to add other security and convenience features. Electrek reports that a new software update this week adds an audible alert along with Tesla's blind-spot monitoring system. The update also adds functionality to the folding mirrors, allowing them to fold automatically each time the vehicle reaches a saved location.