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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.

Eike Kleiner’s master thesis has been awarded the VFI-Förderpreis

Eike Kleiner‘s master thesis “Blended Shelf – Ein realitätsbasierter Ansatz zur Präsentation und Exploration von Bibliotheksbeständen” has been awarded the VFI-Förderpreis 2013. The committee emphasized Eike’s excellent requirement analysis, implementation and evaluation. The VFI awards annually a prize for outstanding academic theses since 2006. Congratulations Eike!

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)”. [...]

‘Blended Shelf’ presented at 5. Kongress Bibliothek & Information Deutschland

Today we came back from the “5. Kongress Bibliothek & Information Deutschland” in Leipzig, Germany. With our talk about the “Blended Shelf: Reality-based presentation and exploration of library collections” we gathered valuable feedback from the library community. The event was a good opportunity to get in touch with colleagues and listen to interesting and inspiring [...]

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 [...]

7 Contributions to Mensch & Computer 2012

We are happy that 7 contributions from our group were accepted for presentation at this year’s Mensch & Computer conference. The largest German conference on Human-Computer Interaction will be hosted by our group in Konstanz from September 9th to September 12th. We will present two full papers: A Comparison of Spatial Grouping Techniques on Interactive [...]

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 [...]