Misc Projects

Major project OGFLab launched

The ACI-affiliated project Open Game & FabLab, or OGFLab for short, was launched on 1 July 2021.  Funded by the BMBF to the tune of 1.4 million euros, the project will expand the area of business start-ups at the university in the long term and raise it to a qualitatively higher level. New StartUpLab as …

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SUITCEYES-project is complete!

Three years of hard work and intensive research activity on how to improve the life of persons with deafblindness – and now the European project SUITCEYES is complete. International exchange on deafblindness To present the results and discuss further needs, the consortium invited participants to the symposium “Living Through Touch – Smart, Haptic Communication for …

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incluMOVE Software: Open Source Release

The incluMOVE system for an interactive and context-aware learning and workspace is now publicly available free of charge. The system is the result of the education and research project incluMOVE to support people with reduced performance in their work. The assistive system incluMOVE guides people through the work process of assembling printed circuit boards via …

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Impressive Documentary about the Life of Deafblind Persons

The new film “Suitceyes Documentary” by four students from Offenburg University provides a sensitive insight into the everyday life of deafblind persons. It shows how intelligent wearables developed in the EU-project SUITCEYES can significantly improve their lives. New ways of inclusion No vision and a long silence – this is how the 26-minutes documentary introduces …

Tactile Board - communication prototype for deafblind individuals
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Tactile Board presented at MUM 2020

During the 19th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia MUM 2020, SUITCEYES presented the Tactile Board, a multimodal communication prototype that uses haptic communication to support individuals with deafblindness in social interactions. A Multimodal AAC Device for Individuals with Deafblindness The concept for the communication prototype Tactile Board emerged from co-creation sessions with members …

Virtual Agents displayed in the Florida Study
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Collaborative study with Florida

How much do we accept virtual agents, even if they give us negative feedback or even insult us? The PhD. Candidate Isaac Wang from Florida investigated this together with the Affective & Cognitive Institute ACI in an intercultural study about acceptance of virtual agents. The result of the different acceptance by American and German participants …