iTutor: A Wireless and Multimodal Support to Industrial Maintenance Activities

  • Luka Tummolini
  • Andrea Lorenzon
  • Giancarlo Bo
  • Roberto Vaccaro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2411)

Abstract

This paper is focused on the description of the iTutor application. iTutor addresses the increasing needs originating in contemporary industrial workspaces for distribution of electronic information within learning, knowledge transfer and information management processes. In order to achieve the goal of a flexible and adaptable information delivery in the working environment, iTutor integrates a mobile wearable device with a voice and gaze controlled, web-based graphical user interface based on the XML standard. The application is wirelessly integrated with the enterprise information system where the technical information is stored. iTutor is meant to support the working activity of maintainers needing to have hands free in order to complete their tasks.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luka Tummolini
    • 1
  • Andrea Lorenzon
    • 1
  • Giancarlo Bo
    • 1
  • Roberto Vaccaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Giunti Ricerca S.r.lAbbazia dell’AnnunziataItaly

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