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    Emotional Drive Wearing your heart on your car

    HCI 2017 - Digital make-believe

    Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017)

    University of Sunderland, St Peter’s campus, Sunderland, UK, 3 - 6 July 2017


    George Moore



    It is postulated that in the near future cars could detect and publicly display their drivers’ emotions in real-time, by making use of an ‘Affect Engine’ along with colour changing paint. Moreover, using an implicit human-in-the-loop approach, and emerging communications standards, drivers perceptions and emotional responses could form an integral part of wider affect-based ad hoc vehicle-to-vehicle networks. Allowing participate in social emotional displays that interact with transport infrastructure to help to advantage, and so encourage, positive emotional states and interactions.


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