pitchMap: A Mobile Interaction Prototype for Exploring Combinations of Maps and Images

  • Dirk Wenig
  • Rainer Malaka
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6815)

Abstract

While maps and images complement each other when combined in a 3d environment for virtual exploration, mobile interaction concepts for navigation in 3d space are challenging. Due to the lack of input devices, most of the interaction has to be realised on small sized touch screens. We present a prototype combining well-known interaction techniques using a discrete and a continuous pitch gesture.

Keywords

mobile interaction virtual exploration maps and images 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Wenig
    • 1
  • Rainer Malaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group Digital MediaTZI, University of BremenBremenGermany

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