The University of Tampere (UTA) together with several Finnish companies in global automotive industry value chain have launched an automotive consortium MIVI
, Multimodal In-Vehicle Interaction and Intelligent Information Presentation, that aims to innovate and pilot future solutions for multimodal in-vehicle interaction and intelligent HMIs. siili_auto is part of the consortium as one of the key players in the research for the next breakthrough.
The two-years project with 8,5-million-euro budget is funded by Business Finland. The consortium combining academic and commercial forces also has the three international partners from the U.S. – University of California (Santa Barbara), Purdue University and Bentley University.
The project led by UTA focuses mainly on two things: creating smoother ways for the driver to control the vehicle and ways to present the information through various senses.