Multimodal Interaction for Information Appliances


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Project Objectives and Expected Results

The e-Home vision includes that most electronic home appliances are interconnected and a common operational platform is utilised where more or less any device can be accessed anywhere and devices can exchange information with each other and with human operators (Hederén, 2000).

The project vision and a long term research objective is to investigate the nature of, and develop systems for, multimodal interaction with home information in a very wide sense, from structured descriptions (e.g. manuals for various complex appliances) to simple text documents (e.g. information brochures).

This involves two main research issues:


Jan Hederén, HEMKOM handboken 2000, HomeCom Linköping,

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