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V2X in the Light of MiniLED: The Key to Transformation in Traffic Communication

V2X in the Light of MiniLED: The Key to Transformation in Traffic Communication

27 / 02 / 24

With the widespread adoption of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs), critical safety risks may arise. Vulnerable road user interaction and mixed traffic are included in these risks. The barriers to the market introduction of HAVs primarily stem from concerns related to safety and human factors. Therefore, the expected new safety-critical situations need to be addressed, especially […]

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Did you know …? More can be done for inclusive occupant safety

Did you know …? More can be done for inclusive occupant safety

29 / 01 / 24

When it comes to vehicle safety, much progress has been made over the last two decades by enacting enhanced regulations and extensive testing through governing bodies and consumer testing programs to ensure the well-being of road-users. However, to reduce road traffic deaths by 50% by 2030, much work is still to be done. One element […]

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Highlights from the ITS Euskadi Congress 2023

Highlights from the ITS Euskadi Congress 2023

11 / 01 / 24

The ITS Euskadi Congress 2023 represented a significant milestone in the ongoing discourse on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and their influence on the future of mobility. Held on November 17th, 2023, in Bilbao, Spain, the congress served as a gathering point for policymakers, industry experts, researchers, and stakeholders discussing the evolution of automated and connected […]

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Pedestrian attention and intention recognition for safe ADAS

Pedestrian attention and intention recognition for safe ADAS

11 / 01 / 24

The main objective of AWARE2ALL is to address the new safety challenges posed by the introduction of highly autonomous vehicles in mixed road traffic through the development of inclusive and innovative safety (passive and active) and external and internal Human-Machine Interaction (HMI) systems that will consider the variety of road users and will objectively demonstrate relevant […]

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Situation-aware multimodal interaction in increasingly autonomous cars

Situation-aware multimodal interaction in increasingly autonomous cars

29 / 11 / 23

Situation-aware multimodal interaction in cars is about developing interfaces and systems that can adapt and react to the dynamic context of the driving environment. This approach recognizes that the optimal way in which a driver interacts with in-vehicle systems may depend on factors such as traffic conditions, weather, the driver's condition and other situational aspects. […]

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Situational Awareness estimation for safe transitions of control

Situational Awareness estimation for safe transitions of control

19 / 10 / 23

Imagine, you are driving a fully automated vehicle on the highway, destination: holidays in the South of France. The vehicle is continuously driving in automated mode, already for hours, so you are leaning backwards in your chair, enjoying the sun on your face and listening to a very interesting podcast. You feel totally relaxed and […]

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AWARE2ALL defined the Use Cases for its four Demonstrators

AWARE2ALL defined the Use Cases for its four Demonstrators

19 / 10 / 23

The AWARE2ALL Use Cases (UCs) aim at the identification of the priority areas of research and developments in the project, linked to its four Demonstrators that are planned to be tested during the third year of the project. All project’s UCs meet users needs and preliminary acceptance, as well as stakeholders interest, corresponding also to […]

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Challenges of Driver Monitoring Systems

Challenges of Driver Monitoring Systems

21 / 07 / 23

Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) are "intelligent" algorithms that monitor the state of the occupants in a vehicle, which can be used for security, comfort, and entertainment purposes. As a researcher in this topic, I find it fascinating to explore the different functionalities that are being developed among the many possibilities one can think of. The […]

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Did you know ...? The EU aims to reach zero road deaths by 2050 

Did you know ...? The EU aims to reach zero road deaths by 2050 

26 / 06 / 23

Worldwide, injuries claim the lives of 4.4 million people each year. One third of these deaths are caused by road accidents [1]. In fact, road crashes are the leading cause of death for adolescents. Many of the adolescents involved in accidents were VRUs [2]. Therefore, increasing road safety and the associated reduction of fatalities due […]

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AWARE2ALL at EUCAD 2023: The Future of Automated and Connected Driving in Europe

AWARE2ALL at EUCAD 2023: The Future of Automated and Connected Driving in Europe

18 / 05 / 23

The European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD 2023) took place on 3-4 May 2023, bringing together policy makers, industry experts, researchers and other stakeholders to discuss the future of automated and connected driving in Europe. The conference focused on the latest developments and innovations in connected and automated driving technology, as well as […]

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