We present a multimodal media center interface based on speech input, gestures, and haptic feedback. For special user groups, including visually and physically impaired users, the application features a zoomable context + focus GUI in tight combination with speech output and full speech-based control. These features have been developed in cooperation with representatives of the user groups. Evaluations of the system with regular users have been conducted and results from a study where subjective evaluations were collected show that the performance and user experience of speech input were very good, similar to results from a ten month public pilot use.
Bibliographic reference. Turunen, Markku / Hakulinen, Jaakko / Melto, Aleksi / Hella, Juho / Rajaniemi, Juha-Pekka / Mäkinen, Erno / Rantala, Jussi / Heimonen, Tomi / Laivo, Tuuli / Soronen, Hannu / Hansen, Mervi / Valkama, Pellervo / Miettinen, Toni / Raisamo, Roope (2009): "Speech-based and multimodal media center for different user groups", In INTERSPEECH-2009, 1439-1442.