Misc

GameDays contributions to Serious Games

Learning and gaming at the same time? This approach is combined with so-called serious games. This year’s GameDays at the TU Darmstadt on 5 July 2022 were all about serious games. But what actually makes a good serious game? This question was addressed by the newly founded RAL Gütegemeinschaft Serious Games e.V.. Prof. Dr. Oliver …

ACI Team Projects Research

Together against loneliness

Rogério Bordini, PhD student at ACI, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, presents Noneliness App at European Commission event on loneliness interventions. On 12 May 2022 the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) held the Fairness Online Event, a workshop on interventions to reduce loneliness among youth. The workshop is part of a webinar series on …

Misc Projects

Three new founding teams in the OGFLab

On 28.04.2022, three new founding teams moved into the OGFLab after a successful pitch. All three teams convinced the jury with their start-up ideas and will now receive professional support for nine months to develop their ideas. The applicants presented themselves and their ideas in a maximum of 7.5 minutes, followed by a 7.5-minute question …

Events Misc Projects

Lunch Break #1: Founding at the HSO

On 30 March, the Open Game & FabLab introduced itself as a central project for promoting start-ups at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences in the newly occupied rooms in the Steinbeis building. At the same time, Florian Appel and Mona Faisst, the team of the partner & office neighbour Black Forrest Innovation GmbH, also opened …

ACI Team Misc

Oliver Korn in the OG Podcast

ACI Director Prof. Oliver Korn gives exciting insights into the gaming field and explains how the Open Game & FabLab OGFLab supports students in starting their own business in the #11 OG podcast episode on February 3, 2022. He explains why emotions are increasingly in focus in human-machine interaction and how the Affective & Cognitive …

Projects Research

SWR reports on EmoCare robot “Misa”

On 23.12.2021, SWR reported in Aktuell Baden-Württemberg about the EmoCare project of the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg. The two-minute report shows nursing robot “Misa” during an initial test deployment at Sankt Carolushaus in Freiburg. Are nursing robots a remedy for staff shortages? To answer this question, an SWR team looked at the EmoCare project …

Flitzmo EmoCare
Events Projects

EmoCare meets Flitzmo robot

The EmoCare research project supports nurses with the help of voice, gesture and facial expression analysis of residents in retirement homes. At the end of September, the EmoCare team exchanged ideas with the operators of the Flitzmo robot. The EmoCare research project of the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences together with the software developer Dr. …