In-vehicle signing functions and systems concepts

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This paper describes functional requirements and system concepts for an In-Vehicle Signing (IVS) system, which will bring information from roadway signs, signals, and pavement markings into the vehicle for presentation to the driver. Information filter functions will assure that the only messages displayed are those which are important to the driver and which apply. Display functions will optimize the presentation of the message to ambient conditions, driver preferences, the number of simultaneous messages, and the urgency of the message. Timing functions will display a sign as soon as it is needed, for the entire time that it applies, and only ... continued below

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Tufano, D.R.; Spelt, P.F. & Knee, H.E. March 1, 1996.

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This paper describes functional requirements and system concepts for an In-Vehicle Signing (IVS) system, which will bring information from roadway signs, signals, and pavement markings into the vehicle for presentation to the driver. Information filter functions will assure that the only messages displayed are those which are important to the driver and which apply. Display functions will optimize the presentation of the message to ambient conditions, driver preferences, the number of simultaneous messages, and the urgency of the message. Timing functions will display a sign as soon as it is needed, for the entire time that it applies, and only while it applies. IVS is one of the core components of an integrated In-Vehicle Information System, which will manage and fuse all driving-related information. Two different IVS system concepts have been investigated: one based on a map database, the other on beacon technology. This work is being conducted by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the US Federal Highway Administration as part of the Intelligent Transportation System Program.

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OSTI as DE96006727

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  • ISATA: 29. international symposium on automotive technology and automation: dedicated conference on electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles, Florence (Italy), 2-6 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96006727
  • Report No.: CONF-960629--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 225040
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666296

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Tufano, D.R.; Spelt, P.F. & Knee, H.E. In-vehicle signing functions and systems concepts, article, March 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666296/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.