W3C Technologies for Motor Vehicle Telecommunications
Deputy Director Europe/Interaction
What is W3C ?
- Founded by Tim Berners-Lee, Web Inventor
- Mission: Lead the Web to its Full Potential
- About 400 members (ATT, Avaya, Apple, Alcatel, DaimlerChrysler,
Ericsson, France Telecom, KDDI, Nokia, Nortel, NTT Docomo, Openwave,
Philips, SBC, Sony, T-Mobile, ...)
- Specifications: XML, (X)HTML, VoiceXML, SVG, ...
- Around 73 full time team members in Europe, Japan, US
- Executive Level
- Director: Tim Berners-Lee, MIT
- COO+Acting Chair: Steve Bratt, MIT
- Deputy Director: Philipp Hoschka, ERCIM
- Associate Chair: Daniel Dardailler, ERCIM
- Deputy Director: Tatsuya Hagino, Keio University
- Associate Chair: Nobuo Saito, Keio University
W3C and Cars: Voice
- W3C Leader in Voice Browser standardisation
- Voice XML, Speech Grammar Language, Speech Synthesis Language, ...
- Very active and succesful area
- Technologies should be usable for car speech interfaces
W3C and Cars: Multimodal
- Ink, Gesture, Haptic, ...
- Currently driven by Mobile industry
- Very interested in input from automotive industry !
W3C and Cars: Interface Technologies
- SVG: XML-based Vector Graphics
- XForms: Form-based user interfaces
- Use in car displays, car navigation maps, ...
W3C and Cars: Web Services
- XML-based distributed programming
- SOAP, WSDL, ...
- Integration of in-car software
W3C and Cars: Semantic Web
- Explicit representation of data semantics
- Built for extensibility and parallel development
- Supports data integration, mapping of schemes
- Example: Find restaurant that has Sushi
- Japanese restaurant
- Asian restaurant
- Fish restaurant
- Semantic Web can
- Integrate and map different categorization schemes
- Do logical deductions
- Interest: Use of W3C tech's in vehicles
- Primary motivation: Multimodal, Voice
- Others: Interface tech's, Web Services, Semantic Web