Location-Triggered Code Execution – Dismissing Displays and Keypads for Mobile Interaction

  • Wolfgang Narzt
  • Heinrich Schmitzberger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5615)


Spatially controlled electronic actions (e.g. opening gates, buying tickets, starting or stopping engines, etc.) require human attentiveness by conventional interaction metaphors via display and/or keystroke at the place of event. However, attentiveness for pressing a button or glimpsing at a display may occasionally be unavailable when the involved person must not be distracted from performing a task or is handicapped through wearable limitations (e.g. gloves, protective clothing) or disability. To automatically trigger those actions just at spatial proximity of a person, i.e. dismissing displays and keypads for launching the execution of electronic code in order to ease human computer interaction by innovative mobile computing paradigms is the main research focus of this paper.


Location-Triggered Code Execution Natural Interaction Paradigms 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Narzt
    • 1
  • Heinrich Schmitzberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Johannes Kepler University LinzLinzAustria

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