In-Cabin Sensing

Understand what's happening in a vehicle by analyzing
the state of the cabin, the driver, and occupants in it.

In-Cabin Sensing identifies key events related to humans

Affectiva Automotive AI is an In-Cabin Sensing solution that provides a deep understanding of what's happening inside of a vehicle. Using strategically placed cameras, Affectiva's software detects the state of the driver, the state of the occupants, and the state of the cabin. This insight helps car manufacturers enhance safety features that meet Euro NCAP requirements and enables them to deliver more comfortable and personalized transportation experiences. 

Driver State

Understand complex and nuanced states of driver impairment. Provide "quantified driver" services that provide insight into what driving modes, vehicles settings, routes, and times get you to your destination in the best emotional state. 

  • Detect increased levels of drowsiness in a driver
  • Detect driver distraction due to cellphone use 
  • Understand driver mood and reactions

Occupant State

Insight into the state of the occupants helps improve their comfort by adapting music, lighting, temperature. Understanding passenger engagement with content allows for personalized recommendations and for opportunities to monetize media data.

  • Detect when passengers are getting drowsy or are asleep
  • Understand occupant mood and reactions
  • Personalize and monetize passenger engagement with content

Cabin State

Insight into the state of the cabin helps personalize safety features (seatbelt, airbag), content (video, music and advertising), and the environment of the cabin (heating and lighting). It can also detect if a child or objects have been left behind. 

  • Detect number of people, who they are, and where they are sitting. 
  • Identify an occupied infant or child seat.
  • Identify personal objects that are left behind in a vehicle. 

Affectiva's In-Cabin Sensing Use Cases

How will consumers benefit from these In-Cabin Sensing capabilities? How will it make them feel safer? How will it make their transportation experience better? Explore these use cases to learn how In-Cabin Sensing helps a family, a teen driver, or a rideshare user. After all, their transportation needs are different. 

DOWNLOAD ALL INFOGRAPHICS

The Family

All aboard: In-Cabin Sensing Makes Family Car Rides Safer

We’ve all been there: stuck in the car on a road trip with bored kids, hungry passengers, battles over the music and other bumps along the road. A packed car can be hard to handle, especially while you’re trying to keep your eyes on the road.

In-Cabin Sensing can make these trips safer by powering the systems that control driver and passenger safety and cabin conditions.

MEET THE MARTIN FAMILY

The Rideshare User

The Road to 5 Stars: How In-Cabin Sensing Improves the Rideshare Experience

Ridesharing is not just a way to get around town; it’s an entire service experience. 

In-Cabin Sensing can help ridesharing drivers and brands deliver five-star rides that keep customers feeling safe, happy and entertained from door to door. It can also fuel new monetization opportunities for ridesharing brands through personalized content and advertising.

MEET SARAH

The Teen Driver

Hands at 10 and 2: How In-Cabin Sensing Helps Teen Drivers Stay Safe

Distractions are a major risk for teen drivers. Studies show that texting is the most common risky driving behavior among teens, who are 3 times as likely to look away from the road while using an electronic device. 

Parents can’t be along for the ride every time, but In-Cabin Sensing can reinforce good driving habits for them, limiting distractions and keeping teens safe.

MEET THOMAS

See Affectiva Automotive AI in Action

Related Content

Blog

BMW: How ICS Helps Build the Ultimate In-Vehicle Experience

Sean Batir of BMW speaks about work with Affectiva on the emotional in-cabin experience, and how In-Cabin Sensing (ICS) re-imagines the future of driving.

Read More

Press

What happens when cars get emotional?

“Ambient computing” and other sensor-driven technologies are promising to make cars of the very near future much safer. Self-driving cars are nice—but the real revolution is automotive empathy.

Keep Reading

Press

New tech monitors you inside car

Emerging technology aims not only to cut back on distracted driving and other undesirable behavior, but eventually help automakers and ride-hailing companies make money from data generated inside the vehicle.

Read More