Behind the scenes at MARIN: research into human decision making
One of the world's leading maritime research institutes: MARIN, took us on a tour in their ship bridge simulator. A great customer success story that highlights the importance of human factor research.
Alexa, Siri, Google – Are voice assistants the future of marketing?
Voice assistants – they are found in almost every aspect of our daily lives. Elaine Mathe studied how users interact with voice assistants and what emotions they show in response to played ads.
Machine learning and object detection
Humans are incredibly good at recognizing patterns. Now computers can do it as well, and that can be useful. Read more about machine learning and object detection.
3 reasons to join us at Applied Human Factors & Ergonomics meeting (DriveLab)
The International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) is held annually. Here is why you should attend.
Interacting with autonomous cars
When I get in the train next week at the Düsseldorf airport, I know that there is something different about it in comparison to a normal train.
Attention! Drive safely
In a recent study with bicyclists, researchers at VTI, Sweden, observed cyclist behavior using eye tracking technology, video recordings, and behavioral coding.
Human-Robot Interaction: Robots in the spotlight
Read these four blog articles to find out how and why human-robot interaction is studied by many researchers around the world!
Effective security screening and airport processes
Do you know this feeling? You are impatiently waiting in line for the security screening. There is a lot going on at an airport and the security screening is just one of the activities.
Relational Agents: the use and testing of avatars for HCI
Relational Agents (RAs) are computer constructs designed to interact with humans in a way that promotes the long-term formation of social and emotional bonds.
Human-robot interaction: Can you trust a robot?
How do you know if someone with whom you do business is telling the truth? When buying something from a stranger, we are trying to determine if he or she can be trusted, either consciously or unconsciously.