The Personal Adaptive In-Car HMI: Integration of External Applications for Personalized Use

  • Sandro Rodriguez Garzon
  • Mark Poguntke
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)


We describe an approach for integrating non-automotive applications into in-car-entertainment systems while taking account of manifold personalization capabilities within a mobile environment. Adaptive user interfaces are generated for external applications using well-known interaction and personalization concepts. The interaction concepts are defined via state-based interaction models and utilized for the integration of various applications in order to guarantee a common look and feel. Context-aware adaptations of the user interfaces are achieved by supporting the process of gathering an augmented user model with a personalization concept in the form of personalization guidelines. We present and discuss an exemplary application for a personalized, safe in-car HMI that automatically adapts to the targeted design and interaction concept as well as to the personal needs of the user within a certain location.


personalization adaptation user modeling user interfaces interaction modeling model-based development automotive apps 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandro Rodriguez Garzon
    • 1
  • Mark Poguntke
    • 2
  1. 1.Daimler Center for Automotive Information Technology InnovationsBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Daimler AGUlmGermany

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