Topics for the Workshop
The Program Committee will be looking at these topics as the top five for the Workshop:
- Putting safety first
- Relationship between the car and the mobile phone
- Creating markets for automotive applications
- Improving quality and reducing costs through Web technologies
- Unique opportunities for the automotive user experience
Other hot topics under consideration include:
- Accessibility of the Web matters in automotive technology.
- Opportunities to improve access by all people, everywhere,
including those with physical, auditory, cognitive,
neurological, speech, or visual disability.
- Opportunities for context based advertising in the car.
- Browser-based Applications
- Execution models for applications, e.g. foreground applications and background services, smart notifications, and the interface with the context manager.
- The role of trusted applications in relation to API design.
- The role of docked smart phones and technologies like MirrorLink.
- HTML5 profiling for automotive, especially new user interfaces.
- New automotive-specific requirements for HTML5.
- Driver Distraction and Situational Awareness
- Boosting driver awareness of current and upcoming conditions.
- Minimising distractions in safety critical situations.
- Reducing the effort needed to recognize and act upon notifications.
- Networking and Web Management
- Support for intermittent access to the network.
- Enabling other third party devices to be context aware and connect to the car.
- Machine to Machine (M2M) communication, e.g. for upcoming hazards
- Synchronization with other devices, e.g. on home networks.
- Extending the web run-time to cope with novel input and output mechanisms.
- Monetization of services and vendor neutral payment solutions.
- Security, Privacy and Trust
- Requirements and design patterns for security, privacy and trust.
- Signed applications for installed and remotely hosted applications.
- Personalization, Interoperability and Interactivity
- User preferences, e.g. when a car is shared by different
people or family members.
- Use cases and requirements for context awareness.
- Vocal and multi-modal user interfaces, combining local and remote speech processing.
- User preferences, e.g. when a car is shared by different people or family members.