Optimized Design of Accompanying Smart Car for the Elderly Based on Humanization Design Methods

  • Mengyi Cao
  • Xingyi Zhong
  • Ting HanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 957)


The aim of this paper is to design accompanying smart car for elderly people, it is not just a tool to assist them more appropriate to travel but also reducing their psychological burden. This paper uses the method of user-friendly theory and human factor engineering theory. Through observation, interviews and literature analysis, this paper analysis the travel needs and characteristics of studied group deeply. Through market research, the advantages and disadvantages of related product is obtained. As result, considering the design orientation mainly from four aspects of shape, structure, color and ergonomics. In conclusion, this paper introduces the design of companion intelligent vehicle of short distance, and discusses the connotation of elderly-friendliness in product design and its relationship.


The elderly Smart car Humanization design Psychological burden 



The research is supported by National Social Science Fund (Grant No. 18BRK009).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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