Supporting map-based wayfinding with tactile cues

@inproceedings{Pielot2009SupportingMW,
  title={Supporting map-based wayfinding with tactile cues},
  author={Martin Pielot and Niels Henze and Susanne Boll},
  booktitle={Mobile HCI},
  year={2009}
}
Paper maps are a proven means for navigating in unfamiliar environments, however, they do not prevent people from getting lost or taking unwanted detours. A well-known issue is interpreting the map's geocentric content, which is known to become prone to errors when the map is not aligned to the environment. In this paper we report our investigation of providing a cue about the destination's location from an egocentric perspective in order to improve the interpretation of the map. We used a… CONTINUE READING
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