Robert Neßelrath

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We present two user interfaces: one multimodal dialogue system and one task-based calendar which assist people with mild cognitive disabilities affecting their concentration and memory. A new middleware based upon a new open industrial standard—ISO/IEC 24752 Universal Remote Console (URC)—allows access to any network services or appliances as well as(More)
This paper describes the design and the design process of orthographic feedback in a computer-assisted vocabulary learning (CAVL) application that is targeted at blind language learners. It discusses current research findings of vocabulary and spelling acquisition, as well as special needs of blind computer users. CAVL applications often assume the user's(More)
—We aim to enhance the quality of life of elderly and people with mild cognitive disabilities through technology. This includes increasing their autonomy, enhancing their security, and preventing isolation by staying socially connected. One way to do so is enabling them a life in their familiar surroundings as long as possible. We present the successful(More)
We present a new multimodal interaction sequence for a mobile multimodal Business-to-Business interaction system. A mobile client application on the iPhone supports users in accessing an online service marketplace and allows business experts to intuitively search and browse for services using natural language speech and gestures while on the go. For this(More)
This paper presents a new approach to make current and future television universally accessible. The proposed approach provides a means of universal accessibility both for remotely operating the TV set and for interacting with online services delivered through the TV. This proposal is based on the ISO/IEC 24752 “Universal Remote Console” (URC) standard.(More)
We propose an XML-based user-interface markup language for prototyping and designing graphical user interfaces (GUI) in the automotive domain, called autoUI-ML. This markup language will help to accelerate and optimize the development workflow for both, designers and HCI developers. Furthermore the language implicitly constitutes an interface to the(More)