Human factors aspects of using head up displays in automobiles: A review of the literature
- Published: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 1995
- Authors: Gish, K. W., & Staplin, L.
- Date Added: 28 Mar 2015
- Last Update: 28 Mar 2015
This document provides an overview of studies investigating the use of HUDs by aviators and drivers, including a summary of HUD research variables, test procedures and study results.
Literature review . The authors do not describe the methodology they employed to identify pertinent articles, but review several dozen important papers in the area.
The predicted performance advantages of automotive HUDs include increased eyes-on-the-road time and reduced re-accommodation time, particularly for the older driver.
To date, the research does not provide robust evidence for operationally significant performance advantages due to HUDS.
However, conclusions are equivocal due to the interaction of independent variables such as workload, display complexity and age.