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Sensing and visualizing spatial relations of mobile devices

Gerd Kortuem, Christian Kray, Hans Gellersen
2005 Proceedings of the 18th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology - UIST '05  
The use of these widgets is illustrated in a number of applications, showing how spatial relations can be employed to support and streamline interaction with mobile devices.  ...  In extension of this system we propose a set of spatialized widgets for incorporation of spatial relations in the user interface.  ...  This research was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (grant GR/S77097/01), and by the Commission of the European Union (contract 013790, "RE-LATE").  ... 
doi:10.1145/1095034.1095049 dblp:conf/uist/KortuemKG05 fatcat:p7dscw64nzcpjintwb3vlmbzsu

Supporting device discovery and spontaneous interaction with spatial references

Hans Gellersen, Carl Fischer, Dominique Guinard, Roswitha Gostner, Gerd Kortuem, Christian Kray, Enrico Rukzio, Sara Streng
2008 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
Spatial references are obtained by relative position sensing and integrated in the mobile user interface to spatially visualize the arrangement of discovered devices, and to provide direct access for interaction  ...  The RELATE interaction model is designed to support spontaneous interaction of mobile users with devices and services in their environment.  ...  Acknowledgements The presented research was supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (grant GR/S77097/01, "Relative Positioning of Mobile Objects") and the European Commission  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-008-0206-3 fatcat:ikk5xnyddjgs5jtvcxxle5gfwy

The key role of touch in non-visual mobile interaction

João Benedito, Tiago Guerreiro, Hugo Nicolau, Daniel Gonçalves
2010 Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services - MobileHCI '10  
Mobile devices are designed mostly to fit users with no particular disability.  ...  To empower these users, a deeper understanding of their capabilities and how they relate with technology is mandatory.  ...  CONCLUSION The sense of touch is of extreme relevance for a blind user. Even mobile solutions for the blind overlook this evidence.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1851600.1851674 dblp:conf/mhci/BeneditoGNG10 fatcat:7mal3f7lh5a27cdc5exn47w2fi

Imaginary interfaces

Sean Gustafson
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts - CHI EA '12  
Screenless mobile devices achieve maximum mobility, but at the expense of the visual feedback that is generally assumed to be necessary for spatial interaction.  ...  With Imaginary Interfaces we re-enable spatial interaction on screenless devices. Users point and draw in the empty space in front of them or on the palm of their hands.  ...  Related Work Highly mobile devices have supplied visual feedback by utilizing projectors.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2212776.2212867 dblp:conf/chi/Gustafson12 fatcat:md32epu4svhefgc2ief6s7xspa

Investigation of Cognitive Mapping Abilities of Persons with Visual Impairment

Rabia Awan, Ghulam Fatima, Muhammad Jahanzaib
2021 Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies  
their quality of life by increasing mobility and independence.  ...  Purpose: Cognitive mapping of spaces is vital to the progress of well-organized orientation and mobility skills.  ...  Second, an increasing number of blind and visually impaired persons use mobility devices.  ... 
doi:10.26710/jbsee.v7i4.2088 fatcat:prsncdtjc5gobelb5yyuhwg4tq

From science to technology: Orientation and mobility in blind children and adults

Luigi F. Cuturi, Elena Aggius-Vella, Claudio Campus, Alberto Parmiggiani, Monica Gori
2016 Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews  
Here we review the neuroscientific studies on orientation and mobility in visually impaired adults and children and present the technological devices developed so far to improve locomotion skills.  ...  However, despite the presence of many devices, user acceptance is low. Not only are visually impaired adults not using these devices but they are also too complex for children.  ...  Acknowledgement We thank Giulia Cappagli and anonymous reviewers for insightful comments on the manuscript. This research has been supported by the European ABBI project (FP7-ICT 611452).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.08.019 pmid:27608959 fatcat:mirlqbakubge3giajtpbv7g3su

Blind People and Mobile Keypads: Accounting for Individual Differences [chapter]

Tiago Guerreiro, João Oliveira, João Benedito, Hugo Nicolau, Joaquim Jorge, Daniel Gonçalves
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Regardless, all are presented with the same methods ignoring their capabilities and needs. Interaction with mobile devices is highly visually demanding which widens the gap between blind people.  ...  Results show that different capability levels have significant impact on user performance and that this impact is related with the device and its demands.  ...  The absence of such an important and integrating sense as vision, in the presence of so demanding interfaces as are the ones in current mobile devices, justifies it.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_8 fatcat:n4cqpsuflvb2tnueawfrq4si6e

Visual Presentation Challenges for Mobile Spatial Applications: Three Case Studies

Peter Fröhlich, Matthias Baldauf, Peter Reichl, Robert Tobler
2008 2008 12th International Conference Information Visualisation  
In order to demonstrate the potential of this joint approach, we present a series of three related projects and highlight in each case research challenges and results in the field of Mobile HCI and mobile  ...  The increasing technological potential of Mobile Spatial Interaction (MSI), however, requires a wider comprehension of appropriate visualization possibilities for spatially referenced content in the field  ...  Acknowledgements This paper has been partially funded within the Austrian Kplus and COMET frameworks, the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWFT), mobilkom austria AG, and Siemens Austria AG.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iv.2008.30 dblp:conf/iv/FrohlichBRT08 fatcat:5ellyrhe3jgrtoc2zi6slg2p5e

Identifying the relevant individual attributes for a successful non-visual mobile experience

Tiago Guerreiro, Joaquim Jorge, Daniel Gonçalves
2010 Proceedings of the 28th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics - ECCE '10  
Empirical studies are required to dissect the impact of each characteristic in mobile blind users' performance.  ...  Findings/Design -Results suggest that peripheral sensitivity, spatial ability, blindness onset age, age, intelligence and memory are the characteristics affecting user capabilities the most.  ...  We would like to thank the participants in the study for their availability and Hugo Nicolau for his suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1962300.1962309 dblp:conf/ecce/GuerreiroJG10 fatcat:z47mywlv5bbo7duusc5kydihma

Understanding Individual Differences: Towards Effective Mobile Interface Design and Adaptation for the Blind [article]

Tiago Guerreiro, Hugo Nicolau, João Oliveira, Joaquim Jorge, Daniel Gonçalves
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Interaction with mobile devices is highly visually demanding which widens the gap between blind people.  ...  We aim to provide knowledge both for device design, device prescription and interface adaptation.  ...  However, mobile interfaces are extremely visual and a large amount of information is lost in this visual-audio replacement.  ... 
arXiv:1402.1037v1 fatcat:a4mm66fojbd7bahvh6bb75sjvm

UTILIZING MOBILE SENSING TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECTS OF URBAN SPACE ON USERS BEHAVIOR

I. H. Hijazi, R. El Meouche, A. Khan, N. Aboud
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Wireless devices and smart phones and their sensing capabilities now can be involved in solving several issue.  ...  In this research mobile sensing is used to track the location and activities of users in university campuses, the collected data is correlated to space properties to interfere the open space effects on  ...  Moreover, it will highlight how spatial analysis techniques and mobile sensing can be used in architecture and urban design Figure 1 . 1 Mobile App interfaces and Data Visualization This contribution  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-2-w4-21-2015 fatcat:spsd3xq33va2zo33rc6q6jelvu

Pocket Technospaces: the Bodily Incorporation of Mobile Media

Ingrid Richardson
2007 Continuum. Journal of Media and Cultural Studies  
The mobile device is simultaneously -and often equally -an aural, visual and haptic interface, requiring an evolving sensibility and inter-modal literacy of which our corporeal schemas, in their ontic  ...  communication, mobile phone 'being' is nevertheless very much embodied, motile and in-theworld.  ...  This article focuses on the spatial, perceptual and ontic effects of mobile devices as nascent new media forms, with particular attention paid to the use of games and media content in devices which include  ... 
doi:10.1080/10304310701269057 fatcat:pcvimx3eana2rkwsw55tk7cghe

"Can we work this out?"

Dari Trendafilov, Yolanda Vazquez-Alvarez, Saija Lemmelä, Roderick Murray-Smith
2011 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '11  
We describe a novel dynamic method for collaborative virtual environments designed for mobile devices and evaluated in a mobile context.  ...  Participants interacted in pairs remotely and through touch while walking in three different feedback conditions: 1) visual, 2) audio-tactile, 3) spatial audio-tactile.  ...  Non-visual interaction methods for mobile devices are rare, although they could bring real benefits to users, especially in a mobile context when visual attention is compromised.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2037373.2037447 dblp:conf/mhci/TrendafilovVLM11 fatcat:v5ehf6csrnddninfhqri6o6gha

Exploring multi-dimensional data on mobile devices with single hand motion and orientation gestures

Jesse Thomason, Jingtao Wang
2012 Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services companion - MobileHCI '12  
ScatterDice Mobile (SDM) is a novel visualization system that leverages embodied motion and orientation gestures for intuitive and effective exploration of multidimensional data on mobile devices.  ...  SDM has the potential for applications that require prompt access and exploration of large scale, multi-dimensional data on mobile devices anytime, anywhere.  ...  Introduction Visualizing, exploring and making sense of large scale, multi-dimensional data has always been a key challenge for researchers and practitioners due to technological advances in sensing, communication  ... 
doi:10.1145/2371664.2371702 dblp:conf/mhci/ThomasonW12 fatcat:fmow3kro65czzitbtgnv3j52ui

A General Provincial Situation Visualization System Based on iPhone Operating System of Shandong Province

Z. Ye, H. Xiang
2014 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
the General Provincial Situation Visualization System Based on iOS devices.  ...  The paper discusses the basic principles and the problem solutions during the design and implementation of the mobile GIS system, and base on the research result, we developed the General Provincial Situation  ...  of the smaller screen size of mobile device; ②A vertical navigation will be more suitable for the mobile application designed.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-4-329-2014 fatcat:g245yyxnovgctlxgf37sjhsuc4
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