Improving the Communication of Spatial Information in Crisis Response by Combining Paper Maps and Mobile Devices

@inproceedings{Schning2008ImprovingTC,
  title={Improving the Communication of Spatial Information in Crisis Response by Combining Paper Maps and Mobile Devices},
  author={Johannes Sch{\"o}ning and Michael Rohs and Antonio Kr{\"u}ger and Christoph Stasch},
  booktitle={Mobile Response},
  year={2008}
}
Efficient and effective communication between mobile units and the central emergency operation center is a key factor to respond successfully to the challenges of emergency management. Nowadays, the only ubiquitously available modality is a voice channel through mobile phones or radio transceivers. This makes it often very difficult to convey exact geographic locations and can lead to misconceptions with severe consequences, such as a fire brigade heading to the right street address in the… CONTINUE READING
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