A Pedestrian Support System by Presenting Implicit/Explicit Human Information
In crowded places like busy shopping complexes, there are many accidents such as bumping between walkers. One of the reasons for troubles is that it is difficult for each person to recognize the behaviors of other people perfectly. Here, cars implicitly communicate with others by presenting their contexts using their equipment such as signals or the horn, or drive obeying the traffic rules indicated by road signs or road painting. In this paper, we introduce a walking support system using the traffic rules and the information presentation mechanism in cars. The proposed system solves the problems by presenting the user’s context against surrounding people and presenting surrounding information to the system user. Using these two information presentation methods, the proposed system realizes safe and smooth walking. The evaluation results with our prototype system confirmed that our method visually and intuitively presented the user context.
KeywordsAugmented Reality Input Device User Context Road Sign Implicit Rule
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