A route-guidance system uses maps, arrows, and/or a voice interface to provide drivers turn-by-turn guidance to a destination. UMTRI has conducted extensive research on the method used to enter destinations (voice, manually), the format of information on displays, test procedures for evaluating displays and systems as a whole, methods for calculating task completion time, and many other issues. UMTRI researchers drafted the SAE procedures for navigation interface evaluation (SAE Recommended Practices J2364 and J2365).
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Bruce M. Belzowski, Andrew Ekstrom.
The global positioning system (GPS) market is a fast changing, highly competitive market. Products change frequently as they try to...
Xiaoguang Wang, Joe Grengs, Lidia Kostyniuk
journal article IN: The Journal of urban technology. Vol. 20, no. 3 (2013), p. 105-125.
This paper examines the spatial patterns of non-work activities for 34 drivers in the Southeast Michigan region. Capitalizing upon a...
Victor Ei-Wen Lo, Paul A. Green, Alfred Franzblau.
journal article IN: Journal of Navigation. Vol. 64, no. 2 (2011), p. 357-373.
To effectively design navigation and travel information systems, car manufacturers need data on how these systems are typically used....
Joe Grengs, Xiaoguang Wang, Lidia Kostyniuk.
journal article IN: The Journal of Urban Technology. Vol. 15, issue 2 (Aug. 2008), p. 33-53.
This paper investigates driving behavior based on GPS data collected by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (...