Design of a gamified interface to improve fuel efficiency and safe driving

Vaezipour, Atiyeh, Rakotonirainy, Andry, & Haworth, Narelle L. (2016) Design of a gamified interface to improve fuel efficiency and safe driving. In Marcus, Aaron (Ed.) DUXU 2016: Design, User Experience, and Usability: Novel User Experiences. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 322-332.

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The increasing reliance on motor vehicles has negative effects on both human health and the environment. Improving driving style has been shown to be a particularly crucial and relatively quick step to reducing fuel consumption and vehicle emissions. In this paper, a series of conceptual designs of in-vehicle gamified interfaces were evaluated, with a particular focus on the ability to use such systems to increase driver acceptance of feedback from such interfaces in order to promote eco-safe driving. Self-determination theory (SDT) was used to inform the design of the gamified interface concepts, with a particular focus on competence, autonomy and relatedness, as well as intrinsic versus extrinsic incentives and social persuasion feedback. The study adopts a user-centered design approach, utilizing focus groups to establish user needs and motivations to aid the design of a prototype system.

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ID Code: 97671
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Paper presented in "Design, User Experience, and Usability: Design Thinking and Methods: 5th International Conference, DUXU 2016", Held as Part of HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, July 17–22, 2016, Proceedings (Vol. 9746). Springer.
Keywords: Eco-driving, Safe driving, User-centered design, User experience, Gamification, Human computer interaction, Persuasive Technology and DUXU
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40355-7_31
ISBN: 9783319403557
ISSN: 1611-3349
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
Deposited On: 26 Jul 2016 23:31
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2016 02:08

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