A Framework for Context-Aware Digital Signage

  • Ichiro Satoh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6890)


A framework for building and operating context-aware multimedia content on digital signage in public/private spaces is presented. It enables active and multimedia content to be composed of mobile agents, which are self-contained programmable entities that can travel from computer to computer and provide multimedia content for advertising or user-assistant services to users by using their own programs. The framework automatically deploys their agents at computers close to their current positions to provide advertising or annotations on objects or users. To demonstrate the utility of the framework, we present a user-assistant that enables shopping with digital signage.


Active Medium Mobile Agent Physical Entity Runtime System Agent Migration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ichiro Satoh
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  1. 1.National Institute of InformaticsTokyoJapan

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