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LMTV LIVE | Troubleshooting Tesla Model S Connectivity (with Jonathan Whiteside, Darrin Roach and Pa

Tesla Motors is very much at the forefront of the ‘Connected Vehicle’ revolution, producing vehicles with ‘always on’ connectivity through 4G LTE and WiFi. This gives the driver features such as Google Maps navigation, web access and Spotify.

If you had a connectivity issue with a Tesla Model S, how could you troubleshoot it? Are specialist tools needed or could you just use standard kit?

In this week's session, Jonathan Whiteside and Darrin Roach of Advance7 describe an experiment to learn more about connected vehicle technology by tracing the data flows between a desktop PC app called Tesla Control, the Tesla Cloud Services and a Tesla Model S. There were some challenges and a couple of surprises.

For more background information, see Jonathan's paper "Tesla Model S Remote Control" on the TribeLab site -


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