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Microsoft HoloLens By Example by Joshua Newnham

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Keyword recognizer

Keywords are akin to commands typed in a CLI, in our case, a word or short phrase that encapsulates a specific action; some examples include (all are HoloLens system commands):

  • Select is used to select the currently focused object
  • Go back to return to the previous screen
  • Hide to hide the currently focused object

For each utterance, there is no need for conversing or dialog with the user; the intent is obvious, but what is notable is that they are contextually dependent and multimodal, which means that they are dependent on other forms of input to interpret a user's intent correctly; for example, Select will select the item the user is currently gazing at, where gaze is the other input providing context. Multimodal interfaces ...

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