interACT Virtual Final Event – SAVE THE DATE

18 – 19 June 2020 | 13:00 CEST

We are glad to invite you to the Virtual Final Event of the interACT project to be held on 18th and 19th of June 2020 at 13:00 CEST.

interACT @ DLR celebration of the 10 Year’s school

13 November 2019 | Cologne, Germany

Anna Schieben, our coordinator, presented interACT during the celebration of 10 Year’s school on the 13th of November at DLR premises. Young students had the opportunity to learn how automated vehicles might communicate in the future.

interACT @ VDI conference Mensch-Maschine Mobilität

5 November 2019 | Germany

Our partner Carmen Kettwich from DLR participated in VDI conference Mensch-Maschine Mobilität, Braunschweig, held on 5th November 2019. He presented the paper entitled “Designing the interaction of pedestrians with automated vehicles”.

Radio interview about interACT 

30 October 2019 | Germany

An interesting radio interview was given by our interACT coordinator Anna Schieben. The interview was broadcasted on the 30th of October 2019 for Deutschland radio station.

interACT @ ITSC 2019

27-30 October 2019 | Auckland, New Zealand

Our interACT partners from Bosch attended the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC 2019) and presented a paper entitled “Calibration of Controlled Markov Chains for Predicting Pedestrian – Crossing Behavior Using Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms” on 28th of October 2019.

3rd interACT integration workshop

21-25 October 2019 | Orbassano, Turin, Italy

The 3rd interACT integration workshop took place on 21-25 October 2019, in Orbassano, Turin, Italy. Its main goal was the preparation of the autonomous vehicle (AV) for the needs of the evaluation studies in the framework of WP6.

interACT @ ISO Meeting

8 October 2019 | Montreal, Canada

Our interACT partners Klaus Bengler and Ruth Madigan, from University of Leeds, participated in ISO AV Exterior Communications TR 23735 Task Force Fall meeting.

interACT @ Science is Wonderful!

25-26 September 2019 | Brussels, Belgium

interACT was presented in Science is Wonderful! Exhibition through an information stand. The event took place on 25th and 26th September 2019 together with the first edition of the European and Innovation Days (EU R&I Days) in Brussels.

interACT @ ISAL 2019

23-25 September 2019 | Darmstadt, Germany

Two interACT papers were presented in International Symposium on Automotive Lighting (ISAL 2019), held on 23-25th September 2019, in Darmstdt in Germany.

interACT @ AutoUI 2019

22-25 September 2019 | Utrecht, the Netherlands

interACT partner Prof. Natasha Merat participated in AutoUI 2019 (AutoUI ’19) and presented the paper “Understanding The Messages Conveyed by Automated Vehicles”.

interACT @ RSS International Conference

2-5 September 2019 | Belfast, Northern Ireland

Two interACT papers were presented in the RSS International Conference, held in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 2nd to 5th September 2019.

HMI integration on CRF demo vehicle

29-30 August 2019 | Lippstadt, Germany

interACT partners from HELLA are integrating the Light Band, thus the eHMI component, on the CRF demonstrator vehicle at HELLA’s premises, Lippstadt, Germany.

BMW demonstrator workshop

26-27 August 2019 | Munich, Germany

interACT partners from BMW, Hella and TUM gathered on 26th and 27th August 2019 at BMW premises in Munich, Germany to have a workshop regarding the BMW demonstrator. On the first day, our partners from Hella delivered the final body parts with the integrated 360° eHMI as well as the single lamp directed signal lamp.

interACT @ HCI International 2019

26-31 July 2019 | Orlando, Florida, USA

Two interact papers were presented in the HCI International 2019 that was held in Orlando, FL, USA from 26th to 31st July 2019. interact partner Florian Weber, from BMW, presented the scientific paper under the title Crossing the Street Across the Globe: A Study on the Effects of eHMI on Pedestrians in the US, Germany and China to more than 30 attendees.

interACT @ COGSci 2019

24-27 July | Montreal, Canada

Our partner Gustav Markkula from ITS Leeds participated in the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSci) and presented the paper At the zebra crossing: Modelling Complex Decision Making with Variable – Drift Diffusion Models. The event took place in Montreal, Canada on 24-27TH July 2019. COGSci is an annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society that is aimed at basic and applied cognitive science research. The conference hosts the latest theories and data from the world’s best cognitive science researchers. Each year, in addition to submitted papers, researchers are invited to highlight some aspect of cognitive science.

2nd interACT Integration Workshop

22-26 July 2019 | Turin, Italy

Similarly to the previous one, also the 2nd interACT Integration Workshop took place in CRF premises, in Orbassano, Turin, Italy on 22-26 July 2019.
Its main goal was the integration of the new SW release of the CCPU modules and the technical verification of the CRF vehicle, along with the preparation of the hardware components of WP3-5.

interACT @ AVS 2019  

15-18 July 2019 | Automated Vehicle Symposium, Orlando, USA

interACT partner Prof. Natasha Merat performed a presentation entitled Developing External Interfaces for Automated Vehicles: Preliminary results from the European interACT project in front of about 1000 people, during her participation in the AVS 2019 which was held in Orlando, USA from 15th until 18th July 2019.

interACT @ Driving Assessment Conference 2019

24-27 June 2019 | Santa Fe, Mexico

Our interACT partner Prof. Natasha Merat attended the 10th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design that was held from 24th until 27th June 2019 in Santa Fe, Mexico.

interACT @ ITS Europe 2019

3-6 June 2019 | Brainport, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

interACT had a strong presence during the ITS Europe 2019. A Joint Special Session was organized along with BRAVE project and Trustvehicle, entitled “SIS43: Human-centred design of automated vehicle for a safe integration into mixed traffic” which was held on 5th June 2019. During the session, Anna Schieben the interACT coordinator from DLR moderated the discussions about the cooperative interaction of automated vehicles with other traffic users among the speakers.

1st interACT Integration Workshop

13 & 16 May 2019 | Turin, Italy

The 1st interACT Integration Workshop took place in CRF premises, in Orbassano, Turin, Italy on 13th and 16th of May 2019.
Its main goal was the technical verification of the CRF vehicle, along with the preparation of the software and hardware components of WP3-5.

5th interACT GA meeting

15-16 Μay 2019 | Turin, Italy

The 5th interACT GA meeting was hosted by our partner CRF at Turin, Italy on 15-16 May 2019. During the first day lots of interesting presentations and fruitful discussions among the partners concerning the project’s progress took place.

Article on DLR magazine about interACT

May 2019 | Online

A very informative article about interACT and the research held on the interaction between the automated vehicles and other road users, was published in the renown DLR magazine of our partner DLR. You can find the magazine here

interACT @ 2nd stakeholder workshop of the joint CAD Network

4 April 2019 | Brussels, Belgium

interACT took part in a stakeholder workshop that was held on 4th April 2019 in Brussels, Belgium after the EUCAD 2019 conference, by ARCADE project with the support of INEA. This workshop focused more on R&I initiatives, European and national, their results, challenges and gaps in the context of ARCADE thematic areas.

interACT @ EUCAD 2019

2-3 April 2019