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Paper accepted at CHI 2014

Our paper on “Bigger is not always better: Display Size, Performance, and Task Load during Peephole Map Navigation” has been accepted for CHI 2014. The conference will take place in Toronto, Canada from April 26th to May 1st, 2014.

Talk of Prof. Reiterer at the General Meeting of the GROCEDOP and the MIPHD

Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer will give a talk on June 22nd, 2013 entitled „Blended Library – Neue Interaktionsformen für die Bibliothek der Zukunft“ in the Bibliothèque cantonale de Lugano. The event is hosted by the “Groupe romand et tessinois des centres de documentation pédagogique (GROCEDOP)” and the “Medien- und Informationszentren der Pädagogischen Hochschulen Deutsche Schweiz (MIPHD)”. [...]

Hans-Christian Jetter succesfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Today, Hans-Christian Jetter successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on “Design and Implementation of Post-WIMP Interactive Spaces with the ZOIL Paradigm”. Congratulations! The referees: Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer (University of Konstanz) Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz (LMU Munich) Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Keim (University of Konstanz) In April, Christian will leave for London and start doing his [...]

Talk of Prof. Reiterer at the World Usability Day 2012 in Hannover

Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer will give a talk entitled Blended Library on November 15th, 2012 at the World Usability Day 2012 (WUD) in Hannover. The talk will be at 5 pm. It covers our vision of the Blended Library and will unfold current findings of the research project. We encourage you to visit the WUD [...]

Keynote talk of Prof. Reiterer at the Kongress Bibliothek Information Schweiz (BIS)

Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer will give a keynote talk on September 13th, 2012 at the Kongress Bibliothek Information Schweiz (BIS) in Konstanz. The event is going to be at the Konzilgebäude in Konstanz and the keynote Positionierung der Bibliothek im digitalen Zeitalter? will start at 09:00 a.m. at the Oberer Saal (capacity 400 people). We would [...]

Calibration of Samsung SUR40 (Microsoft Surface 2.0)

In January 2012 our working group got one of the first Samsung SUR40 (Microsoft Surface 2.0) that were delivered to customers in Germany. We had, therefore, the opportunity to migrate existing Surface 1.0 software developed in the working group of Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer and moreover test the Surface hardware extensively. What concerned us most [...]

Representatives of the Library ZHAW (Winterthur, CH) visited the Blended Library

February 28th, 2012: The Human-Computer Interaction Group was happy to welcome representatives of the Library of the Züricher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW, Winterthur, CH). They were interested in the vision of the Blended Library and, moreover, had the chance to experience the current state of our research prototypes. We would like to thank our [...]

TwisterSearch at DUI’12 (a CHI’12 Workshop)

We are happy to announce that TwisterSearch will be presented at the 2nd Workshop on Distributed User Interfaces: Collaboration and Usability (a CHI 2012 Workshop). The workshop will be on May 5th 2012 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas (USA). We are looking forward to meet like-minded researchers and hope for inspiring discussions [...]

Microsoft Surface 2.0 for the Blended Library “Living Lab”

We already got the Microsoft Surface 2.0 (Samsung SyncMaster SUR40), which was delivered by the ict AG. Below are some impressions showing the standard Surface 2.0 Bing application. Stay tuned!

Mahsa Jenabi successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis

Today, Mahsa Jenabi successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis on “PrIME: Primitive Interaction Tasks for Multi-Display Environments”. Congratulations! We wish her all the best for the future. People in picture: Mahsa Jenabi (front), Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Keim, Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer, Prof. Dr. Oliver Deussen (back, from left to right)