<div dir="ltr">FYI: Sharing W3C MMI: Publication of "Discovery and Registration of Multimodal Modality Components":<br><div><br></div><div><clip></div><div><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">The Multimodal Interaction Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of "Discovery & Registration of Multimodal Modality Components: State Handling" on June 11, 2015.</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">As people and objects move through smart environments, various capabilities in the environment will become available for interaction. This means that many important use cases will require the ability for systems to be able to dynamically configure themselves with respect to new capabilities (referred to as “Modality Components”) as they become available or unavailable. This document provides an approach to addressing these use cases.</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">From the W3C publication announcement (<a href="http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/4756?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=discovery-registration-of-multimodal-modality-components-state-handling-draft-published" target="_blank"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none">http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/4756?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=discovery-registration-of-multimodal-modality-components-state-handling-draft-published</span></a>) :</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">“This document is addressed to developers who want either to develop Modality Components for Multimodal <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-mmi-mc-discovery-20150611/#dfn-application" target="_blank"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none">Applications</span></a> distributed over a local network or "in the cloud". With this goal, in a multimodal system implemented according to the <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/CR-mmi-arch-20120112/" target="_blank"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none">Multimodal Architecture Specification</span></a>, the system must discover and register its Modality Components in order to preserve the overall state of the distributed elements. In this way, Modality Components can be composed with automation mechanisms in order to adapt the Application to the state of the surrounding environment.”</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">This version:<u></u><u></u></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none"><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-mmi-mc-discovery-20150611/" target="_blank">http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-mmi-mc-discovery-20150611/</a></span></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">Latest published version:<u></u><u></u></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none"><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/mmi-mc-discovery/" target="_blank">http://www.w3.org/TR/mmi-mc-discovery/</a></span></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">Comments are welcome and should be sent to the group's public list, <a href="mailto:www-multimodal@w3.org" target="_blank"><span style="color:black;text-decoration:none">www-multimodal@w3.org</span></a>.</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">Best regards,<u></u><u></u></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">Debbie Dahl<u></u><u></u></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black">W3C Multimodal Interaction Working Group Chair</span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:black"></clip></span></p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px">Bev</p><p style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><br></p></div></div>