According to CEO Elon Musk, Tesla is about to release version 10 of its software and will include many new features.
Tesla already released its version 9 software update in September 2018.
This was Tesla's first full software revision in years, but now it seems the automaker is releasing its next full revision, version 10, much faster ,
Musk has been talking about this since before releasing version 9 last year, and he said that streaming and auto-karaoke will be part of the update, but he never said when Tesla would release it.
Given that Tesla had previously taken several years before new complete revisions were released, this was not expected. However, it will soon be ready.
The CEO said yesterday that the new video streaming feature might be available next month and later confirmed that it will be part of Tesla's version 1
He said on Twitter :
"V10 will feature various gaming and infotainment features, an improved highway autopilot, better traffic light and stop sign recognition, and Smart Summon."
Im Last year, Tesla embarked on the launch of a new paid premium connectivity system to support Internet functionality in the car of its growing fleet.
Musk confirmed that "some" of the new "gaming and infotainment features" released in V10 will require the "Premium Connectivity" package.
The CEO also confirmed that V10 will enable reading and sending text messages via voice control:
Hoping to bring "Joe Mode" into V10. Of course, the default setting is normal volume, but selecting "Joe Mode" would reduce the volume of loud beeps by half.
– e ^ 👁🥧 (@elonmusk) July 28, 2019
The CEO now also links the release of the previously announced autopilot and FSD features to the release of V10 software such as Enhanced Summon.
According to Musk, Tesla aims for a comprehensive publication in August. Tesla has already begun testing some of these features in its early-access fleet.
Well, that's good news. It sounds like an interesting set of new features that appear sooner than expected.
However, I would not hold my breath in August, as Tesla always came too late for major software update releases. September or even October, around the time Tesla released version 9 last year, is much more likely.
We had already made pledges and expected the autopilot features, but some of the new infotainment features will be entertainingly surprising.  Usually Tesla's full software revisions are shipped with UI revamps, but this time it's not mentioned. It sounds like Tesla believes that this update has bundled enough new features that are worth a number.
As usual, it shows one of Tesla's biggest advantages over most other automakers: the ability to dramatically improve the user experience long after delivery through software updates.
However, they are limited. Some of these new features will be available only for vehicles with a newer Media Unit (MCU) – although Elon said that owners can upgrade their MCU centers unless their original MCU was broken.
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