Yesterday, Tesla started rolling out Sentry Mode to further enhance the security of its vehicles. M3 are going to be the ones getting it, followed by MS and MX vehicles that were built after August 2017.
The way it works is it continuously monitors the environment around a car when it’s left unattended and uses the external cameras to detect potential threats. The feature has different states ‘Standby’, ‘Alert’, and ‘Alarm’. ‘Alert’ shows a message in the screen telling the bad guys that cameras are recording and ‘Alarm’ activates the car alarm and notifies the owner that an incident has occurred.
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