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The Design Procedure of Automobile Headlamp Considering User Experience
Kim, Jung-Yong; Yoon, Sang-Young; Min, Seung-Nam; Lee, Ho-Sang;
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The aim of study is to suggest the design procedure of automobile headlamp by considering driver's experience in regard of the visibility and glare during nighttime driving. The characteristics of driver were investigated in terms of the drivers' cognitive ability and reaction time, headlamp specification and visibility, light source and glare. And, the degree of visual discomfort was categorized and recognized as a tool to represent the subjective user experience. The UX point of view was stated when the existing results were seemingly lacking of it. The visual comfort and safety of elderly drivers were also discussed by reviewing the studies of ageing regarding the visibility and driving responses. Finally, this study suggested how to reduce the negative effect of nighttime driving due to the height of headlamp, angle of lighting, color spectrum, discomfort glare, source of light by using the UX perspective and methodology.
User Experience;Headlamp;Driver Reaction;Discomfort;Visibility;Glare;Nighttime driving;
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