Situation-Aware, User-Centric Multimodality for Automotive

Christian Müller

In: Automotive meets Electronics - Beiträge der 2. GMM-Fachtagung. GMM-Fachtagung: Automotive meets Electronics (AmE-2011), 2. May 4-5, Dortmund, Germany, Pages 141-144, VDE Verlag, 2011.


This article offers a brief overview of multimodal (speech, touch, gaze, etc.) input theory as it pertains to common in- vehicle tasks and devices. After a brief introduction, we walk through a sample multimodal interaction, detailing the steps involved and how information necessary to the interaction can be obtained by combining input modes in various ways. We also discuss how contemporary in-vehicle systems take advantage of multimodality (or fail to do so), and how the capabilities of such systems might be broadened in the future via clever multimodal input mechanisms.

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz