Personal Technologies

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 230–233 | Cite as

MemoClip: A location-based remembrance appliance

Abstract

Reminder tools allow users to associate information with time-based alarms. However, in many cases space rather than time may be appropriate to trigger reminders. We present a wearable artifact, the MemoClip (a small clip), which reminds the user of things they should do depending onwhere they are. A user can associate information to be remembered with a description of a location, download it onto the MemoClip, and then gets notified accordingly when entering the selected location.

Keywords

Ad-hoc networking Appliance computing Location-awareness Spatial reminder Wearable computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Telecooperation Office (TecO)University of KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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