SmartKom-Home: The Interface to Home Entertainment

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  • Thomas Portele - , Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Author)
  • Silke Goronzy - , Sony Group Corporation (Author)
  • Martin Emele - , Sony Group Corporation (Author)
  • Andreas Kellner - , Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Author)
  • Sunna Torge - , Department of Distributed and Data Intensive Computing (VDR), Sony Group Corporation (Author)
  • Jürgen te Vrugt - , Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Author)


Summary: SmartKom-Home demonstrates the use and benefit of an intelligent multimodal interface when controlling entertainment devices like a TV, a recorder, and a jukebox, and when accessing entertainment services like an electronic program guide combining speech and a handheld display with touch input. One important point is emphasizing the functional aspect, i.e., the user's needs, conveyed to the system in a natural way by speech and gesture, are satisfied. The user does not need to know device-specific features or service idiosyncrasies. The function modeling component in SmartKom-Home has the necessary knowledge to transform the abstract user request into device commands and service queries.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmartKom
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages11
ISBN (print)9783540237327
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Publication series

SeriesCognitive Technologies

External IDs

ORCID /0000-0001-9756-6390/work/142250114


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