Personal Autonomous Route Guidance Functional Area


Personal traveler interface that provides route guidance using a digital map stored locally. Devices include personal computers and personal portable devices such as PDAs and pagers.

Included In

Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices

Functional Requirements

1The personal traveler interface shall provide the capability for a traveler to obtain route guidance from a specified source to a destination.
2The personal traveler interface shall calculate the requested route using data obtained from a navigable map database stored in the device.
3The personal traveler interface shall provide multi-modal guidance for the shortest route, within the preferences and constraints specified by the traveler.
4The personal traveler interface shall present information to the traveler in audible or visual forms consistent with a personal device, and suitable for travelers with hearing and vision physical disabilities.
5The personal traveler interface shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used for route guidance.