DriveSimSolutions offers consulting and solutions throughout any project that can benefit from driving simulation. Our integrated approach and expertise, we can help you guide any research project from start to finish. The versatility of our hardware and software allows for a wide range of application domains.
Drivig Simulator project Stages
It is often the case that our customers are not aware of the full capabilities of driving simulators. Therefore our team will assist you in the first step of matching your goals and expactations with the most suitable solution. Whether you wonder if you need a simulator for training or for research, or not sure which solution is right for you, we will help your project have a correct take off.
DriveSimSolutions creates driving simulators customized to your needs and budget. Speak to our representative and discuss your preferences.
For an overview of different hardware setups, take a look at our simulator products overview page.
DSS designs and supplies fully customized driving scenarios for different types of studies.
Integration of different peripherals like eye tracking, HMI displays and EEG into driving simulators and process output data.
DSS developed a set of tools to extract data from a simulator run and make customized reports from this data. These tools are simulator platform independent
DSS can as well assist you to analyse your simulator data
On site training courses for users who do not need to acquire a simulator but still want to benefit from its different capabilities.
Training courses on how to match driving scenario design to specific target studies.
You want your customized objects (e.g. buildings, road infrastructure, traffic signs, etc.) integrated into your simulation? We can assist in your 3D object development.
This has been the traditional application domain for driving simulators. To increase road safety levels in countries worlwide, driving simulators have been used as a safe, risk free and controlled environment to analyze drivers reaction to different specially designed driving scenarios. Examples of collected parameters in real time are :
Average speed and speed variation, acceleration/deceleration, lateral position on the road, distance to center line of the road, standard deviation from lateral position, distance to other objects (e.g. lead vehicle, crossing pedestrians, …), steering behavior, detection time to objects, reaction time to objects, pedal use, strength and reaction time, traffic violations.
Driving simulators have become an integral part in the development cycle of any ADAS or other automitive system, especially in the contact of evaluating human-machine-environment interaction.
We are specialized in integrating external hardware and software in our simulators. Our flexible software platform allows for the recreation of relevant scenarios and risky events in a safe environment.
Infrastructure Design Evaluation
In today’s cost and risk minimization culture, road and infrastructure designers can benefit from driving simulators to discover design faults at early stages, hereby minimizing risks and high cost of altering designs at later stages, if possible at all.
In this application domain, CAD based new infrastructure designs are fed into a driving simulator, serving as a driving scenario for real life users to drive through. In this way, road designers can collect feedback about their designs and do any necessary modification before the start of project. Furthermore, optimal road work signaling panels’ location and design – in any new project or repair of an existing segment – can be tested also using a our SignSIM solution and our driving simulators.
Driving simulators can be used to train target groups on recommended practices in their respective domains. Examples of training possibilities using DSS driving simulators:
– Truck drivers: Training on handling critical loads. Here, a truck based simulator is used taking into account characteristics of the vehicle, view angle, vehicle-infrastructure interaction.
– Law enforcement: like police staff training on hot pursuits, or simply use the training as part of the requirment to obtain a driving licence.
Vehicle Control, Reaction Time, Car Following & Divided Attention, Memory, Planning & Navigation, Passing, Gap Judgments & Merging, Hazard Perception are all examples of Driver rehabilitation focus studies. Whether it is to assess renewing a driving licence for elderly or analyzing post stroke driving behaviour, driving simulators offer the perfect risk free and controlled environment to evaluate these driving skills.
DriveSimSolutions offers simulation hardware with adapted instruments for driver rehabilitation purposes, including Carospeed hand control, Smartsteer multifunctional electronic steering control, etc. Ask us for more details through our contact page.
Cockpit UX Evaluation
DriveSimSolutions has evaluated for leading automotive companies prototype HMI cockpit designs in the framework of (semi-)automated driving.
Horizon 2020 iDREAMS Project
DriveSimSolutions has been selected as a partner in the European Commission Horizon 2020 project iDREAMS (2019-2022). DriveSimSolutions will support the research partners in the development and testing of innovative driver-vehicle-environment monitoring and real-time safety interventions technologies under increasing levels of automation.