Each instance of the Tesla Model 3 is equipped with a camera that is mounted in the rear view mirror. It is aimed at the driver, but its purpose is not know, neither the owner of the electric vehicle.
Tesla Model 3 comes to market for more than three years and all these years, car owners are trying to uncover the secret of this device. Disputes and assumptions were many. The only thing I could find out is that the camera provides clear wide viewing angle, reports Electrek.
The mystery revealed, the head of Tesla Ilon Musk. He said that this camera was provided in the electric cars in case of their use in robotics. Its main task is to record incidents of vandalism and send them over the network Tesla Network. This is necessary to ensure that in case of damage to elements of the cabin could seek compensation from the culprit.
The mystery of The model3 in-cabin “selfie” cam is slowly clearing.
huge thanks to @davidhooperr for performing a bunch of research and providing the car.
The images are not perfect but at least we get the idea of the coverage now. pic.twitter.com/r447lQZX8u
— green (@greentheonly) April 12, 2020
In addition, according to the Mask, in future the camera will be able to record the actions of the driver and passengers on activation of Caraoke.