David McNamara, principal of McNamara Technology Solutions, on innovations in voice control technology and how they play into the bigger question of developing safe and highly usable HMIs
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Advances in voice technology could make it easier for drivers to interact with their cars. But incorrectly handled, voice controls can be as distracting as other aspects of the human/machine interface. In this podcast with TU's Susan Kuchinskas, McNamara discusses how OEMs can ease government concerns about driver distraction by treating design of the HMI in a more holistic way.
Susan Kuchinskas is a regular contributor to TU.
For all the latest on voice technology, check out the Mobile Voice Conference in San Francisco on April 15-16.
For all the latest telematics trends, check out Telematics for Fleet Management Europe 2013 on March 19-20 in Amsterdam, Telematics India and South Asia 2013 on April 17-18 in Bangalore, India, Insurance Telematics Europe 2013 on May 7-8 in London, Telematics Detroit 2013 on June 5-6, Content & Apps for Automotive Europe 2013 on June 18-19 in Munich and Telematics Russia 2013 in September in Moscow.
For exclusive telematics business analysis and insight, check out TU’s reports: In-Vehicle Smartphone Integration Report, Human Machine Interface Technologies and Smart Vehicle Technology: The Future of Insurance Telematics.
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