We're just a few years away from a revolutiona dramatic shift in technology similar in its implications to that of the introduction of personal computers on office desktops during the 1980s. Powerful computer hardware, software, networks, and wireless communication capabilities are being embedded in vehicles that transport people everywhere in the world. Vehicle user-interface (VUI) design, including, specifically, information visualization, sonification, and haptic technology, are fundamental challenges to developers. In addition to the traditional human factors challenges, and the more recent challenges of branding, cultural diversity, and emotional appeal, there is one additional, inescapable factor: life and death are…
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