UI overview of contextual awareness in Microsoft Cortana
This document models the user interface of Microsoft Cortana in context of receiving flight notifications.
Published date: April 2, 2014
Cortana flight tracking UI
Airline flight providers can add schema.org markup to their outgoing mails to enable flight tracking for customers that use Microsoft Cortana. The following UI walkthrough illustrates the contextually aware Cortana flight experience.
Contextually aware flight tracking walkthrough
Estella books a flight through Blue Yonder Airlines and receives a confirmation email to her Windows Phone.
She goes to her Start Screen, and then taps on the Cortana tile.
Cortana offers to track Estella's flight. Estella taps yes.
Cortana informs Estella that she will receive updates a day before departure.
The day of the flight, Cortana's live tile displays the latest status. Estella taps the tile.
Cortana displays the flight information.
Estella views her flight information periodically throughout the day. Cortana keeps her up to date with flight status.
To enable this scenario for your airline, see Sending flight information to Microsoft Cortana with contextual awareness.