Haptic Feedback for the Transfer of Control in Autonomous Vehicles

Di Campli San Vito, P., Brown, E., Brewster, S. , Pollick, F. , Thompson, S., Skrypchuk, L. and Mouzakitis, A. (2020) Haptic Feedback for the Transfer of Control in Autonomous Vehicles. In: Automotive UI ’20 Adjunct, Virtual Event, USA, 21-22 Sep 2020, pp. 34-37. ISBN 9781450380669 (doi:10.1145/3409251.3411717)

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Abstract

Vehicles offering autonomous features need effective methods for transferring the control from the driver to the vehicle and back. While most research focuses on presenting information the driver might need after retaking control, our study investigates ways to improve the process of transferring control itself. We investigated multimodal feedback with and without haptics and visuals in a simulator study. Results showed that visual and haptic feedback improved driving during handover. Subjective ratings described multimodal feedback without visual as more disruptive than with the visual feedback included. Furthermore, ratings showed a preference for including visual and haptic feedback. These results lead us a step closer to a safe, clear and accepted control transfer process between driver and vehicle.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:This research was supported by an EPSRC iCASE Award and Jaguar Land Rover (EP/P510506/1).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Pollick, Professor Frank and Di Campli San Vito, Miss Patrizia and Brewster, Professor Stephen
Authors: Di Campli San Vito, P., Brown, E., Brewster, S., Pollick, F., Thompson, S., Skrypchuk, L., and Mouzakitis, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
College of Science and Engineering > School of Psychology
ISBN:9781450380669
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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