Joint workshop on PReVENT HMI issues
IP PReVENT held a 29 June workshop in Athens, Greece about HMI issues in cooperation with the AIDE IP. Hosted by ICCS, the event was a common initiative of IP PReVENT subprojects LATERAL SAFE, SAFELANE, SASPENCE and WILLWARN, along with the AIDE IP.
The objectives of this workshop were to:
- discuss vertical subprojects' HMI needs and concepts
- explore synergies between the different HMI solutions
- discuss warning strategies
- identify type and depth of AIDE support to IP PReVENT's HMI needs
- present AIDE HMI concepts and explore the possibilities of integrating these concepts into IP PReVENT's HMI solutions
- identify possibilities of enhanced or new advanced ADAS functions through the combination and/or integration of “first generation” (first phase) IP PReVENT applications
Participants agreed that HMI issues are very important and should be taken into account by all application developers. They also concluded that closer cooperation between AIDE and PReVENT is needed in order to integrate the results of the two IPs in the future and develop systems that can cooperate with each other.
From the start, IP PReVENT identified the need for a strong and common validation plan for its applications. Validation includes a number of aspects - functional validation, risk analysis, controllability issues - which are partly covered by IP PReVENT subproject RESPONSE 3. Other aspects of validation are related to the evaluation of the applications in terms of usability and safety relevance using both lab tools, simulators and road tests with end users.
To discuss these issues, a second meeting was organized on 30 June, following to the HMI workshop, in order to:
- discuss RESPONSE 3 and its implementation to the different vertical subprojects
- discuss the specification framework for IP PReVENT
- discuss a common evaluation/validation methodology for IP PReVENT
Representatives from IP PReVENT subprojects and AIDE IP discussed the above issues and drafted a plan towards the implementation of the RESPONSE 3 methodologies and tools, as well as the development of a common evaluation approach. Risk analysis was identified as a critical issue, along with user tests in order to check user friendliness of new systems and validate HMI solutions and warning strategies. Participants proposed to use the AIDE expertise on these issues as much as possible.
For more information on these workshops, please contact Dr Angelos Amditis, LATERAL SAFE co-leader, [email protected]
For more information about IP PReVENT RESPONSE 3 SP, please contact Dr Juergen Schwarz, DaimlerChrysler, [email protected]
For more information on IP PReVENT evaluation issues, please contact Dr Joachim Irion, IMC, [email protected]