News & Events

Partner in the spotlight: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

26 January 2022

Our team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), is conducting various driving simulator experiments to evaluate MEDIATOR’s HMI concept of preventive and corrective mediation. We focus on assessing the effects of driver distraction and driver fatigue on driving performance under partial automation conditions with and without the HMI. MEDIATOR is a significant project that exploits the t …

Japanese-German Research Collaboration on CAD: Human Factors

08 December 2020

On the 3rd of December the MEDIATOR project was presented by Dr. Matthias Beggiato (TUC) during a webinar of the Japanese-German Research Collaboration on Human Factors in Connected and Automated Driving (CADJapanGermany: HF). His presentation “Facial Expressions as Indicator for Discomfort in Automated Driving” included results of face tracking studies. More than 45 participants joined the wor …

Project introduction video

22 October 2019

One of the deliverables within Work Package 5 (Dissemination & Exploitation) is D5.3: a short promo video. We have done our utmost to create an entertaining animation explaining what the MEDIATOR project is about. The subtitles can be switched on in YouTube. Enjoy watching!

Partner in the spotlight: Autoliv

21 October 2019

Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through our subsidiaries we develop, manufacture and market protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels and pedestrian protection systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Our close to 67,000 employees in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of “Saving More Lives” and quality is at …

Insightful first Multi Modal Workshop

11 October 2019

On the 8th of October, the H2020 project MEDIATOR organised its first Multi Modal Workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden. The aim of the workshop, hosted by VTI, was to collect and exchange information on human factors/human performance, automation/decision making, and HMI in different transport modes. The focus of MEDIATOR mainly lies on road transport, however the project aims to feed results into …

MEDIATOR project succesfully launched

25 May 2019

The European project MEDIATOR kicked off on May 23 and 24 in The Hague. MEDIATOR is a 4-year project led by SWOV. The main output of the project will be a self-learning mediating system for car drivers which guarantees safe, real-time switching between the human driver and automated system based on which is fittest to drive. MEDIATOR persues a paradigm shift away from a view that prioritises …