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The connected user interface: Realizing a personal situated navigation service


Krueger, A and Butz, A and Mueller, C and Stahl, C and Wasinger, R and Steinberg, K-E and Dirschl, A, The connected user interface: Realizing a personal situated navigation service, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), 13-16 January 2004, Madeira, Funchal, Portugal, pp. 161-168. ISBN 1-58113-815-6 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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DOI: doi:10.1145/964442.964473


Navigation services can be found in different situations and contexts: while connected to the web through a desktop PC, in cars, and more recently on PDAs while on foot. These services are usually well designed for their specific purpose, but fail to work in other situations. In this paper we present an approach that connects a variety of specialized user interfaces to achieve a personal navigation service spanning different situations. We describe the concepts behind the BPN (BMW Personal Navigator), an entirely implemented system that combines a desktop event and route planner, a car navigation system, and a multi-modal, in- and outdoor pedestrian navigation system for a PDA. Rather than designing for one unified UI, we focus on connecting specialized UIs for desktop, in-car and on-foot use.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Pedestrian Navigation Systems, Ubiquitous Interfaces
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Application software packages
UTAS Author:Wasinger, R (Dr Rainer Wasinger)
ID Code:90173
Year Published:2004
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-03-27
Last Modified:2016-11-04

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