An Architecture for Non-intrusive User Interfaces for Interactive Digital Television

  • Pablo Cesar
  • Dick C. A. Bulterman
  • Zeljko Obrenovic
  • Julien Ducret
  • Samuel Cruz-Lara
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4471)


This paper presents an architecture for non-intrusive user interfaces in the interactive digital TV domain. The architecture is based on two concepts. First, the deployment of non-monolithic rendering for content consumption, which allows micro-level personalization of content delivery by utilizing different rendering components (e.g., sending video to the TV screen and extra information to a handheld device). Second, the definition of actions descriptions for user interaction, so that high-level user interaction intentions can be partitioned across a personalized collection of control components (e.g., handheld device). This paper introduces an over-all architecture to support micro-personalization and describes an implementation scenario developed to validate the architecture.


Remote Control Television Content Personal Device Cascade Style Sheet Content Consumption 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Cesar
    • 1
  • Dick C. A. Bulterman
    • 1
  • Zeljko Obrenovic
    • 1
  • Julien Ducret
    • 2
  • Samuel Cruz-Lara
    • 2
  1. 1.CWI: Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.LORIA / INRIA Lorraine, Campus Scientifique - BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-NancyFrance

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