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Monthly Archives: March 2011

NAVI presented at MIX11 in Las Vegas – UPDATE: with Video!

From our students Michael Zöllner and Stephan Huber the inventors of NAVI: Our NAVI project produced quite a lot of media response in the last weeks. It was really overwhelming. We’re currently at approx. 90.000 youtube hits and our webserver stats went sky high. Thanks to all who made this possible ! Apart from many [...]

Facet-Streams: Tangible tabletop search receives Honorable Mention at CHI 2011

We are proud and honored to announce that our Facet-Streams system has received an “Honorable Mention” award at ACM CHI 2011. About Facet-Streams: Facet-Streams is a prototype application for the Microsoft Surface tabletop computer. The application enables a group of users (e.g. a family) to simultaneously search hotels in the hotel data of HolidayCheck and [...]

NAVI – Navigational Aids for the Visually Impaired – A student project in the course Blended Interaction

In our course “Blended Interaction”, Master’s students Michael Zöllner and Stephan Huber have been working on a very different approach to use the Microsoft Kinect. Since we liked their project so much and their helmet-mounted Kinect is such an eye-catcher (check out the video! J), we asked them to write about it for our blog. [...]

Setting up the first “Living Lab” inside the library of the University of Konstanz

Today, we moved into an exposed room inside the library of the University of Konstanz (see pictures). In the next months we will set up a “Living Lab” in this public space to demonstrate and evaluate concepts of the library of the future. In a first step, a multi touch table has been arranged. Several [...]

ACM CHI 2011: Konstanz group very successful. “Honorable Mention” award at the premier conference of human-computer interaction.

Update 23.03.2011: We have just received exciting news from CHI 2011. Our “Facet-Streams” paper has been selected as one of the top 5% of papers and notes at CHI 2011 and has received an “honorable mention” award. Let me use this opportunity to thank our collaborators and all involved students again for their part in [...]

HCI Konstanz at the 3rd Erfinderworkshop – “Arbeitskreis für Be-Greifbare Interaktion in Gemischten Wirklichkeiten”

From February 18th to February 19th 2011, people with background in tangible interaction, surface computing, art and music met at the 3rd “Erfinderworkshop” at the Bauhaus University Weimar. It was organized by the “Arbeitskreis für Be-Greifbare Interaktion in Gemischten Wirklichkeiten”. Here, special credits go to the host Jens Geelhaar and staffs Jan Dittrich, Matthias Breuer, [...]