News & Events

Vehicle automation as active team partner

15 September 2022

Earlier this week Dr. Matthias Beggiato presented results from the Mediator study done in WP3 by Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany) at the 52nd Congress of the German Psychological Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs) in Hildesheim ( https://www.uni-hildesheim.de/dgps2022/ ). About 50 attendees attended this session, mainly psychologists. His session topic was on „smooth co …

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 …

#H2020RTR21 Conference | Automated driving and the users

11 April 2022

The H2020 Road Transport Research European Conference was back with its 5th edition on 29 & 30 March 2022. MEDIATOR was on the agenda on the first day in the parallel session: Automated driving and the users. Michiel Christoph presented the intermediate results of H2020 project MEDIATOR, coordinated by SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research. He was accompanied by Andrew Morris ( LEVITATE ) …

MEDIATOR behind the scenes: monitoring the driver

16 December 2021

MEDIATOR is developing a system that mediates between human driver and the vehicle automation to ensure safe, real-time switching between the two, based on who is fittest to drive. Currently, the prototypes of the four main system components and their integration are getting shape. Here we briefly introduce the driver state component with the key concepts of fatigue, distraction and comfort. The …

Future Trends and Applications (IHSED 2021)

28 September 2021

MEDIATOR was presented by WP3 leader Matthias Beggiato (TUC) on the 24th of September during the 4th virtual International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications (IHSED 2021). The conference aims to provide a global forum for presenting and discussing novel design and systems engineering approaches, tools, methodologies, techniques, and solutions for …

Workshop motion comfort of automated driving

06 September 2021

On the 1st of September, Matthias Beggiato (TUC) presented MEDIATOR at the online workshop on comfort of automated driving. The workshop was organized by Riender Happee from TU Delft and brought together researchers in the field of motion perception, motion sickness, and general motion comfort in automated road vehicles. More than 50 participants from various universities and research institutes …