Innovative interfaces in MonAMI

Jonas Beskow, Jens Edlund, Teodore Gjermani, Björn Granström, Joakim Gustafson, Oskar Jonsson, Gabriel Skanze, Helena Tobiasson
2008 Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Multimodal interfaces - IMCI '08  
This demo paper presents the first version of the Reminder, a prototype ECA developed in the European project MonAMI, which aims at "mainstreaming accessibility in consumer goods and services, using advanced technologies to ensure equal access, independent living and participation for all". The Reminder helps users to plan activities and to remember what to do. The prototype merges ECA technology with other, existing technologies: Google Calendar and a digital pen and paper. This innovative
more » ... This innovative combination of modalities allows users to continue using a paper calendar in the manner they are used to, whilst the ECA provides verbal notifications on what has been written in the calendar. Users may also ask questions such as "When was I supposed to meet Sara?" or "What's on my schedule today?"
doi:10.1145/1452392.1452433 dblp:conf/icmi/BeskowEGGGJST08 fatcat:iqcmjbfbcjhh5envqhzvkdg2xe