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MEDIATOR behind the scenes: monitoring the automation state

01 March 2022

MEDIATOR is developing a system that mediates between the 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 Mediator system components and their integration are getting shape. Previously, we described the driver state component . Now we briefly introduce our steps towards the …

Partner in the spotlight: Zenseact

01 March 2022

Zenseact believes in making the world a better place by protecting all life on the road. The only way to achieve this is by making software so smart and safe that it will secure the wellbeing of all life inside a moving car and outside of it. Our goal is to create a safe software for self-driving cars that will enable the end customers to reach a “Zen” state of mind. At Zenseact, we have a strong her …

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 …

First MEDIATOR deliverables available online

14 October 2021

The first five public deliverables are now available on our website. Each of these WP1 deliverables concerns preparatory work for the functional requirements and the actual design of the Mediator system. The Mediator system is being developed to mediate between the driver and the vehicle automation by assessing who is most fit and capable to perform the driving task. As such, the Mediator system …

D1.2 Behavioural markers for degraded human performance

19 April 2021

The research described in this deliverable is focused on the quantification of driver fitness and the associated markers of degraded driver performance. The main outcomes of this deliverable are the functional requirements for the driver state module of the Mediator system that will be implemented in the MEDIATOR project. Within the MEDIATOR project, numeral representations of driver and …

Towards full vehicle automation (TRA2020)

05 March 2020

The MEDIATOR project will contribute to the 8th Transport Research Arena (TRA2020, April 27-30, Helsinki) through the submission and presentation of a paper on the mediator system for partly automated vehicles. The title of this paper (written by Nicole van Nes, Ingrid van Schagen, Diane Cleij, Michiel Christoph, Bram Bakker) is: ‘Towards full vehicle automation: mediating between human and t …