The car can sense the presence of infrared cameras by the driver or by other nearby vehicles, and then use the information to control the car.
The video above shows a Tesla vehicle driving over an area of water with infrared sensors.
Tesla’s new “Infrared Car Controller” can use a combination of sensors and cameras to control and operate a car.
The video shows a driver controlling a Model S with the infrared sensor camera and the car’s driver-assist feature enabled.
An example of how the infrared camera sensor works.
Using the car as a vehicle controller.
Driver controls a Model s with a driver-assisted feature enabled on a nearby vehicle.
With the driver-controlled feature enabled, the car can be steered by a steering wheel or steering wheel-mounted control arms, or by a hands-free steering wheel.
How to use the infrared car controller.