Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor has launched an unusual project called Little Big e-Motion, in which a toy electric car Hyundai Mini 45, is used to help sick children. The electric vehicle supports Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology, which uses artificial intelligence to optimize on-board systems based on the driver’s mood.
EAVC monitors metrics such as heart rate, breathing rate, and even the little passenger’s facial expression. Based on this, the Hyundai Mini 45 changes the adaptive lighting colors, diffuses the appropriate odors using the built-in fragrance, and helps to normalize breathing through a special belt with air pockets wrapped around the child’s body.
Also, a small electric car can blow bubbles. The Hyundai Mini 45 is already in use at the San Juan Deu Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, where it transports young patients from wards to treatment rooms.