Vehicles are not only a form of transport, but also a part of a lifestyle. They should therefore offer users not only comfort, but also a lot of fun. Whether alone or on trips with friends, having a good time is always a valuable commodity. Due to the limited space in a car, this is not easy to accomplish — which is why digital systems are the focus of attention. However, they should not distract the driver, at least during the journey. Striking the right balance was the goal of this workspace. In addition, it was important to find out how people in China define fun in the first place.
The initial portion of the workspace was devoted to precisely this question. The next step was to transfer the results to an Augmented Reality Head-Up Display. First and foremost, the participants came up with games that in some cases could even improve the driver’s attention. One mini-game, for example, was to collect points by maintaining the correct safety distance. Other ideas included integrating the smart home or a digital pet that would be present on all trips. The participants could sketch their ideas and visualize them in a concrete way for the Head-Up Display.