INTERACTION WP1/WP2Information and communication                     systems           Users and motives of use     Virpi ...
Summary:    1. Information and communication systems          1. Navigation system          2. Mobile phone    2. Users of...
Users of information and      Age                  communication systems           Age groups          NS            MP   ...
Users of information and                         communication systems           Gender              Gender          NS   ...
Users of information and Country                               communication systems                      Country         ...
Users of Navigation System               Portable      Navigation               device        function in                L...
Users of Mobile Phone                                      Makes a   Reads       Sends                           Answers  ...
Users of Mobile Phone: hands-free• Two-thirds (66%) of the Mobile Phone  users had a hands-free system:     – 18% used han...
Motives of Navigation System usage• NS is most useful when driving in an  unfamiliar environment or when lost,  driving at...
Motives of mobile phone usage    • Emergency situations, efficient use of      time, to get route information, to inform  ...
Examples of usage of information and            communication systems• “I use NS always to check the route to  unfamiliar ...
Examples of usage of two systems                                   together• “I use the navigation system to check the  sp...
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(6) INTERACTION Final event - Navigation system & Phone users

  1. 1. INTERACTION WP1/WP2Information and communication systems Users and motives of use Virpi Britschgi, Merja Penttinen, VTT
  2. 2. Summary: 1. Information and communication systems 1. Navigation system 2. Mobile phone 2. Users of information and communication systems - Age - Gender - Country 3. Motives of information and communication systems use 4. Examples of usage of information and communication systems and usage of two systems together26/11/12 2
  3. 3. Users of information and Age communication systems Age groups NS MP N, (%) N, (%) <26 1120 (18%) 653 (18%) 26-45 3486 (56%) 2214 (61%) 46-65 1432 (23%) 690 (19%) >65 187 (3%) 73 (2%) Total (N) 6225 3630 The ‘middle aged’ group (26–45 years old) was the largest group in the sample and dominated also in the usage of NS and MP.26/11/12 3
  4. 4. Users of information and communication systems Gender Gender NS MP N, (%) N, (%) Female 3461 (55%) 1832 (50%) Male 2832 (45%) 1826 (50%) Total (N) 6293 3658 Female respondents used Navigation System more than men. There was no difference between genders in the use of Mobile Phone.26/11/12 4
  5. 5. Users of information and Country communication systems Country NS MP N, (%) N, (%) Australia 450, (62%) 283, (39%) Austria 659, (90%) 483, (66%) Czech Republic 736, (93%) 411, (52%) Finland 711, (85%) 695, (83%) France 1094, (93%) 530, (45%) Netherlands 751, (97%) 255, (33%) Portugal 918, (89%) 732, (71%) Spain 712, (90%) 332, (42%) UK 761, (93%) 245, (30%) Total (N) 6842, (88%) 3988, (52%) The usage of NS was highest in Netherlands and lowest in Australia.26/11/12 The usage of MP was highest in Finland and lowest in UK. 5
  6. 6. Users of Navigation System Portable Navigation device function in Length N, (%) Mobile Phone In build of use N, (%) N, % (years)Australia 558, (77%) 73, (10%) 94, (13%) 2.4Austria 556, (76%) 66, (9%) 110, (15%) 3CzechRepublic 593, (75%) 142, (18%) 55, (7%) 2.7Finland 603, (72%) 167, (20%) 67, (8%) 2.7France 965, (82%) 71, (6%) 153, (13%) 2.6Netherlands 658, (85%) 39, (5%) 77, (10%) 3.6Portugal 681, (66%) 206, (20%) 144, (14%) 3Spain 506, (64%) 127, (16%) 150, (19%) 3.1UK 654, (80%) 57, (7%) 106, (13%) 2.8Total 5758, (75%) 998, (13%) 921, (13%) 2.826/11/12 6
  7. 7. Users of Mobile Phone Makes a Reads Sends Answers call SMS SMS Users while while while while N, (%) driving driving driving drivingAustralia 112, (39%) 29, (26%) 19,(17%) 11, (10%) 8, (7%)Austria 319, (66%) 115, (36%) 89,(28%) 22, (7%) 13, (4%)CzechRepublic 215, (52%) 67, (31%) 41,(19%) 24, (11%) 19, (9%) 236,Finland 576, (83%) 322, (56%) (41%) 138, (24%) 64, (11%)France 240, (45%) 67, (28%) 43,(18%) 41, (17%) 26, (11%)Netherlands 84, (33%) 28, (33%) 23,(27%) 11, (13%) 8, (10%) 157,Portugal 522, (71%) 230, (44%) (30%) 141, (27%) 89, (17%)Spain 142, (42%) 50, (35%) 30,(21%) 13, (9%) 9, (6%)UK 74, (30%) 16, (21%) 12,(16%) 9, (12%) 7, (10%) 539,26/11/12 7Total 2074, (52%) 767, (37%) (26%) 331, (16%) 207, (10%)
  8. 8. Users of Mobile Phone: hands-free• Two-thirds (66%) of the Mobile Phone users had a hands-free system: – 18% used hands-free kit including a speaker and microphone, – 17% used a wired ear-piece, and – 16% used a wireless Bluetooth ear-piece.• About half of the respondents reported that they use the hands free system for all or almost all of their calls26/11/12 8
  9. 9. Motives of Navigation System usage• NS is most useful when driving in an unfamiliar environment or when lost, driving at night, long trips, city roads• NS takes away the stress of finding the destination26/11/12 9
  10. 10. Motives of mobile phone usage • Emergency situations, efficient use of time, to get route information, to inform about changes in schedule • 70% reported to avoid using the phone when: • In a complex situation such as merging, turning or when in an unfamiliar environment • 40% reported favouring the use in an familiar environment or on highways26/11/12 10
  11. 11. Examples of usage of information and communication systems• “I use NS always to check the route to unfamiliar destinations, but also to find out whether my everyday routes could be changed to faster and better ones.” (Man, 42)• “I like the system very much, it is multifunctional: guidance, speed limit information, warns about traffic jams and accidents etc.” (Man, 38)• “I often phone while driving if I have to inform about changes in my schedule.” (Woman, 40)26/11/12 11
  12. 12. Examples of usage of two systems together• “I use the navigation system to check the speed limit. Then I switch the cruise control on and select the speed a little bit above the limit.” (Man, 23)• “The navigation system warns about the speed monitoring cameras, so I can adjust the speed with the cruise control.” (Woman, 43)• “I switch the cruise control on if I need to concentrate on a phone call.” (Woman, 40)26/11/12 12
  13. 13. Thank you for your attention! Questions?26/11/12 13

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