Industrial Case Study

HMI Development for a Purpose-Built Electric Taxi in Singapore
Sebastian Osswald, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Daniel Zehe, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Philipp Mundhenk, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Pratik Sheth, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Martin Schaller, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Stephan Schickram, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Daniel Gleyzes, TUM CREATE, Singapore
Time: Wed 15:14 - 15:26 | Session: Design Competition and Industrial Case Studies Track | Location: Gro├če Aula

In this paper, we describe the development process of a human-machine interface (HMI) for a purpose-built electric taxi in Singapore. Based on the requirements of taxi drivers and passengers, we developed an automo- tive communication structure to support the connectivi- ty between the vehicle HMI and mobile devices, support taxi-related functionalities and emphasize the charac- teristics of the electric vehicle. We carried out seven requirement studies in Singapore, implemented an integrated HMI platform, and developed different inter- face prototypes for the vehicle HMI and smart devices. This work contributes to the emerging field of automo- tive user interfaces by proposing a fully integrated HMI for an electric taxi.

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