survey methods

Measuring systems

Detection Response Task

A stimulus-response time test can be used to determine performance-based mental stress measurement and attention measurement.

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3D Body Scanner

The IAD has a body scanner that allows body measurements to be taken optically.

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Motion analysis

Currently, the sensor-based Captiv system from TEA is used for motion detection at IAD.

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Eye movement analysis

With eye movement analysis systems it is possible to record gaze target and follow-up movements.

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Wearables

The term wearables stands for small, networked computers that are worn on the body. These include smartwatches or fitness wristbands, for example.

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Test environments/labs

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Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Augmented reality is the computer-based extension of reality perception. The AR environment thereby expands the user's real visual perception.

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Biomechanics laboratory

In the biomechanics laboratory, measurements are made of isometric maximum forces during different postures.

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Dynamic driving simulator

The Institute of Human factors and Ergonomics has a dynamic driving simulator which is equipped with a so-called seat box and a hexapod.

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Flight Simulator

The flight simulator has most recently been used in several laboratory studies to investigate human influence on landing gear load variation.

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Static driving simulator

The Institute of Human factors and Ergonomics has a static driving simulator with high imaging fidelity.

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Test site

The "August-Euler-Flugplatz" in Griesheim is available as a test site for carrying out a wide variety of driving tests.

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