UI/UX DESIGN

ELECTROTAXI "EVA"

SINGAPORE

Eva, source: Youtube, TUM CREATE

Interface Design,

UX Design,

Graphic Design

 

Singapore

2013

As an unique chance to proof my gained knowledge of the previous semesters at university, I got the opportunity to spend my five month internship as an Interface and UX designer in Singapore. I knew I couldn´t miss this chance.

 

The challenge was to develop a human machine interface (HMI) for the first electric car built for tropical megacities.

 

The team which consisted of 120 scientists, engineers and designers from 20 countries, worked simultaneously on the completion of  the interior and  the exterior of the car. My function as the only interface designer was being responsible for the visual design, for the implemented screens in the car and the mobile phone app. In collaboration with the development team and the „Technische Universität München (TUM)“ we created a consistent and understandable visual design for different platforms.

Infotainment System, source: TUM CREATE

EVA Interior, source: TUM CREATE

Mobile Phone App

Passenger Smartphone, source: TUM CREATE

source: TUM CREATE

- concept, draft and visual development

As a new great feature every passenger gets control over the climate and in- car entertainment systems via their personal mobile devices. Simply by checking in with your mobile phone, after placing it on the armrest, the temperature in the car can be adjusted individually or play your favorite songs and radio stations. It works and I really love it.

Instrument Cluster

- concept, draft and visual development

With a simple and understandable visual design, the driver gets information about familiar indications as well as driving statistics and power-saving tips. In this screen, especially the indication of recuperated energy and battery status plays the key role.

Instrument Cluster

- improving concept, draft and visual development

Visually similar to the mobile phone app and the instrument cluster, the driver gets more detailed information about the car´s energy consumption, trip information and power-saving tips.

With this screen, the driver can also handle his taxi business with wireless payment and receipt function, navigation, as well as approve the next job on the road. As all on-board systems are linked together, the driver can also control the air conditioning, music and radio stations in this screen.

Tokyo Motor show

source: TUM CREATE

The car was first published at the 43th Tokyo Motor Show (22.11 – 01.12.2013)

source: TUM CREATE

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