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A Haptic Gearshift Interface for Cars [chapter]

Eloísa García-Canseco, Alain Ayemlong-Fokem, Alex Serrarens, Maarten Steinbuch
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents a two degrees-of-freedom haptic interface that uses force control to reproduce the behavior of a customary lever and gearshift in automotive applications.  ...  The haptic simulation of the gear selector lever has been done by the appropriated design of virtual artificial potential functions.  ...  This research is supported by the SenterNovem IOP Man-Machine Interaction Project MMI07105 "Control solutions for human-in-the-loop user interfaces" and by DTI Automotive Mechatronics BV.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14075-4_46 fatcat:wtzaj5jy6fdy7juvhvnxrwgliy

Haptic Simulation of a Gear Selector Lever Using Artificial Potential Fields

Eloísa Garcia–Canseco, Alain Ayemlong–Fokem, Alex Serrarens, Maarten Steinbuch
2010 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
In this paper, we address the problem of haptic simulation of a gear selector lever using a two degrees-of-freedom mechatronic lever.  ...  To reproduce the behavior of a customary gearshift, we propose suitable virtual artificial potential fields that generate the desired force profiles.  ...  Car makers such as BMW, Audi, Lexus, Nissan and many more have already installed haptic interfaces in their automobiles.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20100831-4-fr-2021.00075 fatcat:vsong356vfdmhbkasnvdx4erea

Human Factors Analysis of Manual Gear Shifting Performance in Passenger Vehicles

Edson Luciano Duque, Plínio Thomaz Aquino
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
during the process of gearshifting (e.g. efforts, impulses, times, etc.) to support changes in the transmission hardware.Therefore, using a HFE approach for the gearshift system, this study analyzes the  ...  Driver sensation during a gearshift in a manual transmission is one of the most remarkable actions in terms of comfort perception in motor vehicles.  ...  João Chang Jr. for all support given to the statistical treatment of the measured data, and to the modeling and analysis done in the concept of the proposed model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.430 fatcat:mfegvpj2bjg7vfz5jthlvtxeca

The Use of Haptic and Tactile Information in the Car to Improve Driving Safety: A Review of Current Technologies

Yoren Gaffary, Anatole Lécuyer
2018 Frontiers in ICT  
This paper discusses how haptic feedback has been introduced so far for these purposes and provides perspectives regarding the present and future of haptic cars meant to increase driver's safety.  ...  This paper surveys the haptic technologies deployed in cars and their uses to enhance drivers' safety during manual driving.  ...  Manual transmission car could take advantage of a haptic gearshift, for instance, to convince or avoid the driver from shifting the gear.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2018.00005 fatcat:unp4mvhdgzh4bk4nnalukjk6bm

Multimodal Interfaces: an Introduction to ENACTIVE systems [article]

Massimo Bergamasco
2005 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
Enactive Interfaces are related to a fundamental "interaction" concept which is not exploited by most of the existing human-computer interface technologies.  ...  On the other hand, enactive knowledge is a form of knowledge based on the active use of the hand for apprehension tasks.  ...  The activities of this project have been carried on with the £nancial assistance of the EU which co-funded the project GRAB: "Computer Graphics access for blind people through a Haptic virtual environment  ... 
doi:10.2312/egt.20051058 fatcat:6vxsvq3ysvhcnepbrjfjbvdhae

Culturally Independent Gestures for In-Car Interactions [chapter]

Sebastian Loehmann, Martin Knobel, Melanie Lamara, Andreas Butz
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose a way to achieve a better acceptance by both drivers and car manufacturers.  ...  The results show a high acceptance of our approach and confirm the potential of freehand gestures as an alternative input modality in the car.  ...  We thank Simone Rodestock for her important contributions. References  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40477-1_34 fatcat:ac65vdrsqnftnj53qoy44hkn6a

Cost effective teaching and research tools for automotive dynamics

Marius Bățăuș, Ionuț Stoica, Mircea Oprean
2017 Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education  
An architecture is elaborated for the simulator and the proof of concept is done in three steps.  ...  The paper examines the problem of developing cost effective teaching and research tools for automotive dynamics.  ...  Identifier: UPB-EXCELENȚĂ-2016, Research project: Use of scaled vehicles for automotive dynamics studies, Contract number: 46 (acronym: VEhRDI).  ... 
doi:10.1515/cplbu-2017-0026 fatcat:vtl2yqvxhbbgbnwhjl5fxy2ca4

Mixed Reality System for Ergonomic Assessment of Driver's Seat

Giandomenico Caruso
2011 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
Therefore, the trend is to develop systems -called seating bucks- that enable engineers to integrate virtual and real objects to provide a tangible interface for the VP of the vehicle.  ...  This research aims at defining a new system and an evaluation protocol to improve, simplify and speed up the usual activities carried out for the ergonomic assessment of the driver's seat.  ...  tests useful for car interior development.  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2011.10.2.2813 fatcat:6dpdrspzureyxax26x2abodgeu

Real-time Inhabited Virtual Worlds and Interaction - interactive virtual worlds module [article]

Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, George Papagiannakis, Arjan Egges, Etienne Lyard
2006 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
With the interplay of a modern real-time framework for integrated interactive virtual character simulation, we can enhance the experience with full virtual character simulations.  ...  However, the "narrative" and "interactive" part, which refers to a set of events happening during a certain period of time and providing aesthetic, dramaturgical and emotional elements, objects and attitudes  ...  Thus the haptic interface mechanism can replicate the movement of the gearshift lever on a spherical surface.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egt.20061065 fatcat:odbku777bjfc3gu76uke7wodja

Feel the Presence: Technologies of Touch and Distance

Mark Paterson
2006 Environment & Planning. D, Society and Space  
Last, I would like to thank Emma Roe for her readings of various drafts, and Nigel Thrift for his encouragement throughout.  ...  nanoManipulator' '' Technology Review April, 70^71 Appelbaum D, 1988 The Interpenetrating Reality: Bringing the Body toTouch (Peter Lang, New York) Arthur C, 2002,``Touching moment 3,000 miles apart becomes a  ...  of a gearshift, or a car door closing, arising simultaneously from auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic stimuli, somehow visceral in nature.  ... 
doi:10.1068/d394t fatcat:j75d6g3jfzc2viqetsikubozpy

Virtual prototyping of a car turn-signal switch using haptic feedback

Hunor Erdelyi, Doru Talaba
2009 Engineering with Computers  
This paper proposes a novel approach to the virtual prototyping of the steering system, using a dedicated haptic interface, bringing the end product closer to the customer needs.  ...  The paper demonstrates with a user experiment, how numerical results of computer simulations, which may be difficult to interpret, can be presented using a one degree of freedom haptic device, aiding natural  ...  Current literature reveals the interest of researchers in developing custom haptic devices, as for example the haptic system developed for manual gearshift [12, 13] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00366-009-0152-3 fatcat:ra23ia77jrg7zkk5g66xv67xcm

The Advanced Control Approach based on SMC Design for the High-Fidelity Haptic Power Lever of a Small Hybrid Electric Aircraft

Aleš Hace
2019 Energies  
We focus on the advanced control design for high-performance force feedback required for rendering fine haptic signals, which stimulates the sensitive haptics of a pilot's hand-arm system.  ...  Haptic interfaces, on the other hand, can provide intuitive cues that can be applied to enhance and simplify the cockpit.  ...  Acknowledgments: The author would like to thank Mitja Golob for assistance in the system design, and for his efforts in programming, performing the experiments, and preparing some graphics.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12152974 fatcat:qh2nwlu7afgfzec4s7ytlcj77q

A Posture Recognition System to Track Drivers' Activities While Driving

Khaled Shaaban, Osama Halabi, Eman Almughani
2021 International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Management  
The proposed system is based on a passive method for measuring bodypostures by using two force sensor arrays to inspect the pressure patterns exhibited in the driver's seat and backrest.  ...  If drivers are not braking or decelerating in the case of a conflict, they are alerted and notified about the conflict.  ...  Acknowledgment This paper was made possible by a UREP award [UREP18-161-2-064] from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of The Qatar Foundation).  ... 
doi:10.5383/jttm.03.02.004 fatcat:2ngph5csn5belhelthd5euimhi

The Effects of the Use of Serious Game in Eco-Driving Training

Hamid Hrimech, Sabrina Beloufa, Frederic Merienne, Jean Michel Boucheix, Fabrice Cauchard, Joël Vedrenne, Andras Kemey
2016 Frontiers in ICT  
The player is engaged in a virtual environment for a purpose beyond pure entertainment, all while having fun.  ...  This work brings also some guidelines for the design process. The experiences lead to a determination of the best eco-driving rules allowing a significant reduction of CO2 emission.  ...  , which is able to reproduce the sound effects. • The proprioceptive interfaces mechanisms for motor control and posture. ⚬ The haptic interface to restore the efforts, which the driver will be able to  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2016.00022 fatcat:udtlk3rjxrah7g2s2m6dypckv4

Experimental Framework for Simulators to Study Driver Cognitive Distraction: Brake Reaction Time in Different Levels of Arousal

Pasquale Sena, Matteo d'Amore, Maria Antonella Brandimonte, Rolando Squitieri, Anita Fiorentino
2016 Transportation Research Procedia  
As driving simulator, also the Sim-Panda has been used, developed in the project, the first prototype for testing driver monitoring systems in safety conditions and in a real car.  ...  driving), based on a driving simulator and car--following paradigm, with the lead vehicle that brakes suddenly when a driver in a loop system, that analyzes in real time EEG signals, detects boot very  ...  The Sim-Panda Simulation Setup correspond to a real FIAT Panda car with right hand drive, equipped on left side with a full interface for driving simulator, so is possible to drive virtually in immersive  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.363 fatcat:yb3yqkrrpnhabest34wahtx2p4
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