ProFi

Ming Li, Katrin Arning, Luisa Bremen, Oliver Sack, Martina Ziefle, Leif Kobbelt
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct  
This paper presents the design and evaluation of ProFi, a PROduct FInding assistant in a supermarket scenario. We explore the idea of micro-navigation in supermarkets and aim at enhancing visual search processes in front of a shelf. In order to assess the concept, a prototype is built combining visual recognition techniques with an Augmented Reality interface. Two AR patterns (circle and spotlight) are designed to highlight target products. The prototype is formally evaluated in a controlled
more » ... ironment. Quantitative and qualitative data is collected to evaluate the usability and user preference. The results show that ProFi significantly improves the users ' product finding performance, especially when using the circle pattern, and that ProFi is well accepted by users.
doi:10.1145/2494091.2496007 dblp:conf/huc/LiABSZK13 fatcat:3cirfvszsfg57g6jojfiskr6ta