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University Transportation Center

News & Events

September 19, 2014
Doug Newcomb describes walking through Toyota’s Distracted Walking Dojo, a collaboration between Toyota, MIT AgeLab and the New England University Transportation Center. The experience is intended to demonstrate how using a device while...
September 18, 2014
New England UTC is at AutomotiveUI 2014 today in Seattle, Washington. The conference is described below: AutomotiveUI, the International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, is the premier forum for UI...
September 12, 2014
Automotive voice-command interfaces may require more visual engagement from drivers than previously thought, a recent series of MIT AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center studies have found. Vehicles are incorporating voice-command...
July 25, 2014
The New England University Transportation Center convened the New England Regional Transportation Workforce Summit, hosted at the UMass Club in Boston, Massachusetts on September 26 and 27, 2013. John Collura of the University of Massachusetts...
July 10, 2014
AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke at HMi 2014: Concepts & Systems on June 26 in Berlin. The event focused on human machine interfaces (HMIs) and more specifically, HMI concepts for autonomous driving, augmented reality, voice control...
July 10, 2014
The Washington Post featured a story on older driver safety education and new car technology. The article highlighted AARP's Driver safety Program, the largest older driver education program in the nation. Last year, New England Center director Joe...
June 26, 2014
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. and the New England Center/MIT AgeLab developed a new, streamlined methodology for testing the legibility of typefaces on screens under glance-like conditions. The research uses an adapted Stimulus Onset Asynchrony (...
June 24, 2014
MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England University Transportation Center associate director Bryan Reimer  participated in a panel for the New England Motor Press Association’s Technology Conference at the MIT Media Lab. The...
June 24, 2014
Recent findings from the MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center (New England UTC) showed voice-command interfaces are placing demand on visual attention, an unexpected finding recently featured in Vision Zero International. The...
June 24, 2014
Read the Boston Globe's covereage of New England Center associate director Bryan Reimer at NEMPA-MIT Technology Conference here.