Providing Peripheral Trajectory Information to Avoid Motion Sickness During the In-car Reading Tasks

  • Yi-Ting MuEmail author
  • Wei-Chi Chien
  • Fong-Gong Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


Carsickness is one of the most common types of motion sickness. It can be resulted by unanticipated body motion, which mismatches our anticipation of movement. However, related studies tend to increase user’s visual information which instead affects the possibility of doing non-driving tasks. Therefore, matching sensory signals and engaging in the performance of non-driving tasks will be the key to improving user requirements. The experiment, which we choose to carry on a vehicle, analyses subjective ratings of motion sickness, in order that the user not only releases carsickness symptom, but also obtains a meaningful and rich traveling experience (in-vehicle reading). The result and experience shall be able to be applied in other related design research about physiological issues of future technology, such as motion sickness in autonomous driving or virtual reality.


Motion sickness Carsickness Sensory conflict 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan

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