Auditory Perceptible Landmarks in Mobile Navigation
Jörg Baus; Rainer Wasinger; Ilhan Aslan; Antonio Krüger; Andreas Maier; Tim Schwartz
In: Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI-2007), January 28-31, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, ACM, 2007.
Normally, mobile pedestrian navigation systems use visually perceptible landmarks to guide their users through the environment. In this article we introduce concepts for the use of auditory perceptible landmarks in route descriptions. Such auditory perceptible landmarks complement their visual counterparts and also stand to be beneficial for certain groups like the visually impaired and the elderly.