Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2018, 66, 1307-1314
Published online 2018-10-29

Smart Displays: Personalisation of Information Panels

Ivo Pisařovic, Tomáš Koubek, Vít Ondroušek, David Procházka

Department of Informatics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno, Zemědělská 1, 613 00 Brno, Czech Republic

Information panels are a common part of university or administrative buildings. We can see large panels with news or social media feeds as well as small displays on conference rooms with information about their occupancy. All these panels usually present general information without any relation to a present audience. Presentation of personalised information for a particular user can be very helpful; however, for such personalisation we must take into account many aspects: identification of users in the display vicinity, sharing of the screen among multiple users etc. This paper is focused on the architecture of such system that allows presenting customised information on information panels for users within university buildings. Our solution allows detection of a user via Bluetooth beacons. The selected close display then presents information related to the user. In case there are multiple users in the display vicinity, the system evaluates their requirements and decides how to share the display.


This paper was supported by IGA PEF MENDELU PEF_TP_2017006 grant “Smart FBE: smart faculty”.


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