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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 …

TUC driving simulator study

07 February 2022

Chemnitz University of Technology (TUC) is the leader of work package 3, responsible for coordinating the evaluations of the developed prototypes in computer simulations, driving simulators and real-road demonstrators. They are conducting a driving simulator study to evaluate the acceptance and usability of the Mediator system and its functions respectively. Matthias Beggiato (WP3 leader) was …

Who drives? Me or the car?

01 November 2021

In October 2020, Benedetta Grazian graduated cum laude from Delft University of Technology on her work within the MEDIATOR project. Applying a human-centred approach, Benedetta designed and tested an HMI for highly automated vehicles, i.e., automation that allows the driver to be out of the loop a long time (which relates to the MEDIATOR automation level ‘Time to Sleep’ ). The HMI …