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, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 37–44 | Cite as

How Companion-Technology can Enhance a Multi-Screen Television Experience: A Test Bed for Adaptive Multimodal Interaction in Domestic Environments

  • Jan Gugenheimer
  • Frank Honold
  • Dennis Wolf
  • Felix Schüssel
  • Julian Seifert
  • Michael Weber
  • Enrico Rukzio
Technical Contribution

Abstract

This article deals with a novel multi-screen interactive TV setup (smarTVision) and its enhancement through Companion-Technology. Due to their flexibility and the variety of interaction options, such multi-screen scenarios are hardly intuitive for the user. While research known so far focuses on technology and features, the user itself is often not considered adequately. Companion-Technology has the potential of making such interfaces really user-friendly. Building upon smarTVision, it’s extension via concepts of Companion-Technology is envisioned. This combination represents a versatile test bed that not only can be used for evaluating usefulness of Companion-Technology in a TV scenario, but can also serve to evaluate Companion-Systems in general.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB/TRR 62 “Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems”, which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Gugenheimer
    • 1
  • Frank Honold
    • 1
  • Dennis Wolf
    • 1
  • Felix Schüssel
    • 1
  • Julian Seifert
    • 1
  • Michael Weber
    • 1
  • Enrico Rukzio
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Media InformaticsUlm UniversityUlmGermany

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