Paper accepted for ITS World Congress

21 August, 2009 - 13:23

The paper “Auditory signs to support traffic awareness” by Johan Fagerlönn Interactive Institute - Sonic Studio and Håkan Alm at Luleå University of Technology has been accepted for the 16th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in Stockholm 21st – 25th September.

The paper presents a study where truck drivers identify traffic situations based on information conveyed by brief sounds. In the study aspects of learning, interpretation and pleasantness of sounds were monitored and rated by the drivers.

The ITS World Congress gathers some 5000 participants from around the world.