Non-verbal Audio and Tactile Mobile Navigation - A comparative evaluation of two novel prototypes

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The Seventh IEEE International Workshop on Selected Topics in Wireless and Mobile computing (STWiMob 2014), IEEE, Larnaca, Cyprus (2014)


audio navigation, Implicit navigation, tactile navigation, urban environments


As typical turn by turn systems fail in several aspects to provide an engaging experience to pedestrians in urban environments, we investigate the potential of alternative interaction methods for navigation. We present a two-phase experiment, involving both audio and tactile navigation and discuss the collected evaluation data. Our findings show a positive reception of implicit navigation from our users.

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