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Vibrating Steering Wheel Guides Drivers While Keeping Their Eyes On The Road
2012-04-24 11:27:55

Carnegie Mellon and AT&T Researchers Evaluate Haptic Navigation Aid A vibrating steering wheel is an effective way to keep a driver's eyes safely on the road by providing an additional means to convey directions from a car's navigation system, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and AT&T Labs have shown. The study, one of the first to evaluate combinations of audio, visual and haptic feedback for route guidance, found that younger drivers in particular were less distracted...