A Personal Self-Driving Car for Elderly
By 2050, the number of individuals using assisted living will likely double from the 13 million to 27 million people. VW Netto offers a new measure of independence for elderly and assist them in shared-living home. Netto is an electric car that redesign the exterior, the interior, and the electric wheelchair.
The car can sense when the wheelchair is nearby as it will open the trunk automatically.
Custom configurable visibility that allows scenery view from the inside while respecting their privacy.
Measures facial expressions and mood such as happiness, confusion or impatience, combined with age, gender, ethnicity, to bring empathy in the driving experience.
Provides collision avoidance technology that is able to ‘interpret’ probable risks and provide drivers with an immediate evaluation.
Car seat mold and recover back to its original shape activated by heat.
Enables user to utilize minimal space for maximum movement.
Enables the elderly to control the electric wheelchair, through simple gestures and spoken commands.
Charging station utilizes electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. When the car is charging, it will charge the wheelchair as well.