Second Dashboard: Information Demands in a Connected Car

Gunnar Stevens, Paul Bossauer, Timo Jakobi, Christina Pakusch
2017 Mensch & Computer  
Traditionally automotive UI focusses on the ergonomic design of controls and the user experience in the car. Bringing networked sensors into the car, connected cars can provide additional information to car drivers and owners, for and beyond the driving task. While there already are technological solutions, such as mobile applications commercially available, research on users' information demands in such applications is scarce. We conducted four focus groups to uncover what kind of information
more » ... sers might be interested in to see on a second dashboard. Our findings show that besides control screens of todays' dashboards, people are also interested in connected car services providing context information for a current driving situation and allowing strategic planning of driving safety or supporting car management when not driving. Our use cases inform the design of content for secondary dashboards for and especially beyond the driving context with a user perspective.
doi:10.18420/muc2017-mci-0141 dblp:conf/mc/StevensBJP17 fatcat:dd4bxituerbg7dqirvz3vrz4mm