Universal Design, Accessibility, AV
| Design Thesis, MDes 2021
Building Universal Principles
to enhance accessibility to AV-taxis for people with disabilities
Design Thesis @UW, MDes 2021
Sept 2020 - Current (1 year)
How can AV-taxis, which are being commercialized considerably, directly impact the mobility of people with disabilities?
Universal Access Principles
to increase accessibility of new AV-taxis and self-driving cars
Two layers consist of the journey of AV-taxis must be considered for access to self-driving taxis. Inside and outside of AV-taxis (Physical) and mobile phone applications (Digital)
Three human senses (Tactile, auditory, and visual) are the main senses used in human-machine interactions and must be covered throughout the journey.
Solo mobility of people with disabilities makes enormous social, cultural, and economic differences in a person's life.