Human-machine interface design development for connected and cooperative vehicle features

William Payre, Cyriel Diels

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This paper discusses the design and evaluation of a number of connected and cooperative vehicle sign designs which have been developed within the UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment project (UKCITE). As part of the first phase of the project, the sign design of four different applications were developed and evaluated: Emergency Electronic Brake Lights, Emergency Vehicle Warning, Traffic Condition Warning, and Road Works Warning. Whereas some of the feature made use of existing signs (e.g. road works warning), other applications required new signs. Appropriateness of the signs were evaluated by 21 participants who were shown videos of relevant traffic scenarios with the different signs displayed at appropriate moments. Results are discussed in the context of their appropriateness and suggest that existing standard signs may not appropriately represent new connected vehicle features requiring new design solutions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation, July 17−21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783319604404
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 17 Jul 201721 Jul 2017
Conference number: 8

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
ISSN (Print)2194-5357


ConferenceInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
Abbreviated titleAHFE
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Internet address


  • Connected vehicles
  • Human-Machine Interface
  • Sign design
  • Virtual gantry

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