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TRIMIS

MEdiating between Driver and Intelligent Automated Transport systems on Our Roads

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€6 461 615
EU Contribution
€6 461 615
Project Acronym
MEDIATOR
STRIA Roadmaps
Connected and automated transport (CAT)
Transport mode
Road icon
Transport policies
Safety/Security,
Digitalisation
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Link to CORDIS
Objectives

Problem: Automated transport technology is developing rapidly for all transport modes, with huge safety potential. However, the transition to full automation brings new risks, such as misuse, overreliance, reduced situational awareness and mode confusion. The driving task changes to a more supervisory role, reducing the task load and potentially leading to degraded performance. Similarly, the automated system may not (yet) function in all situations; it must intelligently assess the strengths and weaknesses of both driver and system and select the best control mode according to the context.

Solution: MEDIATOR proposes an intelligent ‘mediating’ support system for road transport, enabling safe, real-time switching between human driver and system. It will constantly evaluate driving context, driver state and vehicle automation status, personalising its technology to the driver’s general competence.

Approach: MEDIATOR pursues a paradigm shift away from a view that prioritises either the driver or the automation, instead integrating the best of both. It will use state-of-the-art knowledge, including that from other transport modes, and develop new knowledge about human behaviour and human-machine interaction. It will apply the latest artificial intelligence technology to evaluate driver state, automation status and driving context in real time. It will produce several prototypes in the lab and in actual vehicles, for evaluation in simulation, simulator and on-road studies—as well as several tools for further exploitation.

Impact: MEDIATOR will optimise the safety potential of vehicle automation, especially during the transition to full automation. It will reduce future as well as current risks (such as inattention or fatigue). MEDIATOR will facilitate market exploitation by actively involving the automotive industry during the development process. Further, the involvement of experts from other transport modes will maximise the transfer of knowledge to these domains.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.
Other Programme
MG-2-1-2018 Human Factors in Transport Safety

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Verkeersveiligheid
Address
Bezuidenhoutseweg 62, 2594 AW Den Haag, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€1 262 875
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Autoliv Development Ab
Address
Wallentinsvagen 22, 447 83 Vargarda, Sweden
EU Contribution
€561 125
Organisation
Zenuity Ab
Address
LINDHOLMSPIREN 2, 41756 GOTHENBURG, Sweden
EU Contribution
€691 750
Organisation
Stichting Centrum Voor De Ontwikkeling Van Transport En Logistiek In Europa
Address
Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 BC Rotterdam, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€165 875
Organisation
Altran Italia S.p.a
Address
VIA TIBURTINA 1232, 00131 ROMA, Italy
EU Contribution
€186 250
Organisation
Kongsberg Maritime As
Address
Strandpromenaden 50, 3183 Horten, Norway
EU Contribution
€187 250
Organisation
Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev
Address
Office Of The President - Main Campus, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€423 625
Organisation
Statens Geotekniska Institut
Address
Olaus Magnus Vag 35, 58193 Linkoping, Sweden
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€446 325
Organisation
Technische Universitaet Chemnitz
Address
STRASSE DER NATIONEN 62, 09111 CHEMNITZ, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€713 200
Organisation
Fiat Auto S.p.a.
Address
Corso G. Agnelli 200, 10100 TORINO, Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€574 500
Organisation
Cygnify Bv
Address
NARCISTRAAT 54, 2252 XG VOORSCHOTEN, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€518 840
Organisation
Technische Universiteit Delft
Address
STEVINWEG 1, 2628 CN DELFT, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€730 000

Technologies

Technology Theme
Safety systems
Technology
Technologies to improve road safety
Development phase
Validation

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