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Best student paper award

26 October 2022

Dan Boguslavsky received the Best Student Paper Award at the International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention (DDI2022) held in Gothenburg last week. The conference was hosted by SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers, Université Gustave Eiffel, and UNSW. The work Dan did is part of the MEDIATOR project (Dan’s master’s thesis) in WP3, titled “ The effects of engagement with a …

MEDIATOR behind the scenes: the decision logic

08 October 2022

MEDIATOR is developing a system that mediates between human drivers and vehicle automation to ensure safe, real-time switching between the two, based on who is fittest to drive and drivers’ preference. The Mediator system exists of four main components that have been developed that are currently being tested. Previously, we described the driver state component , the automation state component , a …

General Assembly and Periodic Review meeting

09 July 2022

On 14 and 15 June the MEDIATOR consortium gathered in Tollered (Sweden) for the 7th General Assembly and the periodic review meeting, hosted by Veoneer. It was wonderful being together after such a long time and see how our efforts are coming together during the presentations and demonstrations of the vehicle prototypes. We were given the opportunity to welcome our project manager Anca Pasca …

First MEDIATOR on-road study in Italy

24 May 2022

The first on-road test of the Mediator system is about to start in Italy, conducted by CRF in close collaboration with FCA (Stellantis) and Capgemini. A group of naive drivers will be exposed to the system to assess the acceptance of and trust in such a system and to test the proposed HMI solutions in practice. To this end, a prototype of the MEDIATOR HMI has been built into a test vehicle. The …

MEDIATOR behind the scenes: the Human Machine Interface

24 May 2022

MEDIATOR is developing a system that mediates between human drivers and vehicle automation to ensure safe, real-time switching between the two, based on who is fittest to drive and a driver’s preference. Currently, the prototypes of the four main Mediator system components and their integration are getting shape. Previously, we described the driver state component and the automation state c …

Partner in the spotlight: TU Delft

24 May 2022

Delft University of Technology is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive University of Technology in The Netherlands with an excellent reputation in international rankings. The University employs over 5,000 staff members, and has a student population of more than 25,000 students at 8 different Faculties. Involved are 3 departments from 3 different Faculties: Industrial Design (IDE): design …