Fig.7. Snapshot of a user view during collaboration in a meeting place (1). By using the BeanBrowser tool (5), the user can load beans from the Internet into the JAVA-Bean Browser, organize, and import them into the meeting place. The following JAVA beans are present: The Chat (2) can show text, pictures, and active URL links and filter messages by chat topic or user name. The AreaMap (3) and 3DMap (4) are interconnected and display the same geographical area during a military test application. The multimodal enhancement components (6) (multimodal connector, speech, tactile glove, and gaze tracker connector) and the multimodal input manager (7) provide easy-to-connect interfaces.
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