Abstract—Although hardware and technologies for mobile devices have evolved, searching for information an outdoor environment requires a significant amount of effort given the time consuming manipulations that need to be made. In this paper, we present Ambient Browser, digital map-based mobile Mixed Reality (MR) system that adopts a concept of Ambient Intelligence. The general purpose of the system is reducing the user’s efforts and providing information that is considered by user’s context. The system integrates real-time sensing technologies (GPS and other embedded sensors) and exploits user’s context (location, preference and etc.) in order to provide him the necessary information about real-word geospatial objects. The necessary information on mobile devices is powered by Mixed Reality. We also describe a scenario in which the user is traveling by using the system and show a practical example using the system we have developed.
—Location-based services, mixed-reality, ambient intelligence, mobile devices.
The authors are with Department of Telecomm. and Info. Engineering Korea Aerospace University Goyang-city, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
Cite: Dea-Gyun Kim, Yong-Hee Jang, and Yong-Jin Kwon, "Ambient Browser: Mobile Mixed Reality System Based on Ambient Intelligence," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication
vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 160-163, 2012.