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I have to say these downloads confuse me more with each release. I downloaded the latest update this morning onto my hard drive then copied across to the USB stick. When I tried to install it all I got was the familiar “No Media Files found”.

This afternoon I downloaded the same release directly onto the USB stick. Put it in the car and it worked straight off.

BUT the version I downloaded direct to USB was 5Mb larger than the one I had downloaded to hard drive.

Just to check I downloaded a 3rd copy, direct to hard drive, and it was exactly the same as the first, 5Mb smaller.

Any clues why?
 

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Mine gave the No Media files, then goes to the update screen. Just need to give a bit of time.

Difference to size maybe due to some files being uncompressed before transfer to USB.

I always go to hard drive then transfer all using the APP.
Done now anyway, just left me confused. Long run tomorrow to test it out
 

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And I seem to have lost all Traffic Camera Alerts. This is very disappointing as they were particularly useful when in unfamiliar areas.
Any advice to the contrary would be appreciated.
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Nij
I had the same problem when I first updated, I just needed to reselect them in the Settings and increase the volume of the alerts. Subsequent updates have left the settings unchanged.
 

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Hi Alan
thats very interesting! I have searched for them but couldn’t find them.
Any tips where to look would be marvellous.
thanks for replying
Nij
I’ll have a look later and get back to you, unfortunately age has got the better of me and I have to look, rather than remember, where they are

You can also go into setup and search for ‘Camera’ and see if one of the responses is what you’re looking tor.
 

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Having discovered that yesterday’s update didn’t actually fix my issues I’ve just had a lovely chat with the Help Desk who assure me that my issues are known and will (might/should) be fixed in the next update in April
 

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So is that the speed limit on a certain road?

Forgot to check on mine if I still got --- in a car park today.
Yes, it’s the National Speed Limit on a road outside Preston. As I enter from a 30 stretch it correctly changes to 60 then within a second changes to 50. I still get 3 dashes in car parks, which I’m not really bothered about, then on another 30 stretch, it suddenly changes to 3 dashes, then stays like that till I get a Speed Camera bong which immediately changes it to 48 (30 in kph). Happens every time and always in the same places.
 

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Must say, I'm very surprised that hardly anyone has reported back on this latest update with what's been fixed (if anything?) or remains broken.

It's been a few days now.

Has the --- been fixed? And what about the active re-routing?

I'm still running the very 1st purple version on my 71' plate Xceed which seems to be issue free so only going to update to a decent, bug-free version

Is this it?
It’s done nothing to fix my problems, which I believe are due to a combination of incorrect data in the maps and certain occasions when the data appears to overrule what the camera is seeing. Should be fixed in the April update Kia tell me
 

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All depends on which head unit you have. Gen5W here.
Do not use routing, so no idea if active re routing works. Add in most of routes I use on a regular basis do not get much traffic when I'm using it & some have no real alternative, If they did re-route it would mean going back where we came from & taking a different route altogether which would odds on take even longer that sat in a hold up.
Has --- been fixed, well I only get it in car parks. Rest of time it is fine. So feel this is something to do with Tom Tom mapping. But then again for me, that was fixed in the Jan update.
Went oop north this morning and it spent absolutely ages trying to reroute me on to a road thad had been closed due to the wind, even though this closure was announced last night
 

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This really has to be a Tom Tom issue & their live traffic. Given that the problems only started after the change.

Very frustrating.
The annoying thing is, if you go into Kia Live > Traffic, the issues are there but no rerouting round them
 

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I unfortunately updated my maps using the KIA software. A pity the software was not tested properly. I have the dreaded problem with the speed limit system not working properly. However, my wife found a sort of fix on one of the chat forums. I pass this on for anyone with the same problem which may help until KIA sort out their rubbish software.
The problem is that if you attempt to display the speed limits on the dash display and the sat nav screen the software falls over. All you need to do is disable the dash speed limit display by unticking the appropriate box on driver assist menu and hey presto the speed limits works OK on the sat nav screen. I will look forward to KIA's total fix. Just to confirm the software update that I installed was UM_19MY.EU.SOP.012.18.211029.STD_M.
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Regards Roy Astro
PS, My Vehicle is 1 2020 Kia Sorento GTs Line 2.2 Diesel
The problem with that fix is twofold. a) By disabling the speed limits from displaying on the dashboard you disable the camera and so any temporary speed limits are not displayed, and b), from a purely personal view, if I had to choose one location to display them rather than both, then I would choose the dashboard cluster where all the other info is displayed.
 

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That's the whole reason for the camera system which should override these incorrect speed limits.
I totally agree, if we are only to get one, or maybe two, updates a year it makes much more sense to give the camera priority. I have noticed instances on National Speed Limit roads where the cluster quite correctly displays a limit of 60 which is then overridden within a second or two by 50 which is not, and never has been, correct for that road. It seems to be a combination of incorrect data in the maps and a software conflict overriding the camera.
 

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In some countries speed limit repeater signs must be displayed at regular intervals to be lawfully applied.
which might explain why the initial assumption by the developers was that if a speed limit was not seen after a certain distance, it would revert to the one known for that road.
Not helpful if the data within the maps is wrong
 

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The problem is that the camera sees stuff that might be incorrect, so there’s a decision making process inside the head unit to decide which data is more reliable: map, camera, neither.
Some argue cameras for speed sign recognition are way less reliable than location based info + live data feed and should not be used at all
At the end of the day it will always come down to individual preferences. All the time the maps contain wrong data (and they do) a combination of the camera and my own eyesight will always be preferable to me over questionable data that might not be corrected for up to a year (if then). Whatever the camera/driver is seeing should be more accurate and current.

Plus the live data feed certainly can’t be relied upon at the moment. Speed cameras are up to 2 months behind, road closures don’t always show up etc etc. At least the camera can instantly read a temporary speed limit sign.
 

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Moving from Here to Tom Tom.
So are the issues how the maps have integrated with the software?
I certainly think it’s a combination of the two. Using the TomTom app on my phone demonstrates to me that TomTom mapping has the wrong speed limits embedded in some places (normally National Speed Limits), but some of the other problems suggest conflicts between camera and data
 

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Hi, you make some good points. Supporting what you have said my wife has just told me that on her 70 reg sportage GT line S model it would appear that the camera does not have precedence over the map data. Newark Council have just reduced the speed limit on a Newark road from 40mph to 30mph. Her car still shows the speed limit as 40mph. So I guess all the systems have to be treated with care.
There is one stretch of road that I drive down regularly and where I enter a National Speed Limit stretch the camera picks up the sign and displays 60, then almost immediately it changes to 50, despite the fact that there is only one sign displaying NSL.
 
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