ScrollingHome is a novel image-based indoor navigation approach for smartwatches. The user scrolls through a series of images by scrolling vertically on the display.

Dirk Wenig, Alexander Steenbergen, Johannes Schöning, Brent Hecht and Rainer Malaka (2016) ScrollingHome: Bringing Image-based Indoor Navigation to Smartwatches In MobileHCI '16: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 400-406. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/2935334.2935373 | BibTex Honorable Mention Award

StripeMaps Honourable Mention NUMA (2014)

StripeMaps is a novel cartographic approach for maps on smartwatches. It transforms any two-dimensional route map into a one-dimensional "stripe" for easy interaction.

Dirk Wenig and Johannes Schöning (2016) The Aesthetics of StripeMaps: Being Small and Beautiful In MobileHCI '16 Adjunct, Workshop The Role and Impact of Aesthetics in Designing Mobile Devices: Adjunct Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 1150-1154. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/2957265.2965021 | PDF of Paper | BibTex

Dirk Wenig, Florian Heller and Johannes Schöning (2016) StrapMaps: Bringing Map-based Navigation to the Straps of Bags In UbiComp '16, Workshop UBIMOUNT - Ubiquitous Computing in the Mountains: Supplemental Proceedings of 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 225-228. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/2968219.2993411 | PDF of Paper | BibTex

Dirk Wenig, Johannes Schöning, Brent Hecht and Rainer Malaka (2015) StripeMaps: Improving Map-based Pedestrian Navigation for Smartwatches In MobileHCI '15: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 52-62. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/2785830.2785862 | BibTex Best Paper Award

Several studies have shown advantages of map-image-combinations for pedestrian navigation. This work investigates interaction concepts to combine maps and panoramic photographs.

Dirk Wenig, Stefan Brending, Nina Runge and Rainer Malaka (2014) Using Split Screens to Combine Maps and Images for Pedestrian Navigation In Journal of LBS: Journal of Location Based Services 8(3), 179-197. Taylor & Francis. 10.1080/17489725.2014.977519 | BibTex

Dirk Wenig and Rainer Malaka (2010) Interaction with Combinations of Maps and Images for Pedestrian Navigation and Virtual Exploration In MobileHCI '10: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 377-378. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/1851600.1851673 | BibTex Best Poster Award

Torben Gerkensmeyer and Dirk Wenig (2013) Towards Sensorimotor Navigation Support for People in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease In ICTMH 2013: CEWIT-TZI-acatech Workshop "ICT meets Medicine and Health".

Panoramic photographs take image-based navigation to the next level and offer contextual information. Interaction supporting the user to utilize the additional value is required.

Dirk Wenig, Tim Nulpa, Rainer Malaka and Michael Lawo (2012) An Evaluation of Peephole Interaction with Panoramic Photographs for Pedestrian Navigation In GI Zeitgeist 2012: Proceedings of the Young Researchers Forum on Geographic Information Science. ifgiPrints 44. AKA. | BibTex

Sebastian Feige, Dirk Wenig, Christoph Pantel and Rainer Malaka (2010) Image-based Cycle Route Generation on Mobile Devices In MobileHCI '10: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 369-370. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/1851600.1851669

This work presents authoring systems for image-based pedestrian navigation which lets authors take pictures and annotate instructions on the go in three variants.

Benjamin Walther-Franks, Dirk Wenig, Rainer Malaka and Barbara Grüter (2009) An Evaluation of Authoring Interfaces for Image-based Navigation In MobileHCI '09: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/1613858.1613930 | BibTex

Hidir Aras, Sebastian Feige, Rainer Malaka, Benjamin Walther-Franks and Dirk Wenig (2009) Mobile Digital Media: Challenges and Opportunities In: it - Information Technology. 51(6). Oldenbourg, Munich. 10.1524/itit.2009.0559