Information Handling in truck environment


Exploration and development of the information handling in the truck cabin. The project was based on users observation and interviews. The proposed system/interface was presented to executives from Volvo Trucks Inc. A working mock-up was also realized and evaluated.

Timeframe

10 weeks, Fall 2005

Collaboration

Krishna Prasad MN
Volvo Trucks AB


This project has 7 images and 1 video


Users studies

Users studies in professional context. Many days spent observing and documenting truck drivers.



Roadmap

Roadmap of the information handling + technologies



Keywords and activities map



Inspiration

Inspiration and benchmark in aerial traffic control system



Integration

Our intended integration: create a new medium with various qualities and functionnalities



Touchscreen tablet

Touchscreen tablet located in the dashboard. It has two units: one fixed and one mobile.



Augmented paper receipt

Details on the augmented paper receipt. The new medium conveys more information that an regular paper receipt.



Working Flash demo

Demo and testing of the flash prototype. Used on a portable Smart Display. [wrong size and orientation on this prototype]

Video mov, 240 x 320px , 7.26 MB



Flash demo

Try it! Beware that it was build with specific triggers and demo sequences in mind. It is not a fully working Flash file.