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A students test the SUITCEYES prototype vest while an ACI coworker controls the vibration of the vest with his mobile phone.
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Easter-Egg-Hunt Study

We started the new year testing our prototype for the SUITCEYES project in a field study. On Saturday, twelve students from Offenburg University participated in our deafblind simulation and navigated through four different routes guided only by the vibrations of the vest. The SUITCEYES project aims to empower deafblind individuals through the use of a …

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KoBeLU at IFA 2018

From 09/06/2018 to 09/11/2018 IFA 2018 took place in Berlin. As a nominee for the UX Design Awards KoBeLU also attended. Even though the lighting situation proved to be difficult for the systems cameras on the event, visitors could experience first hand the current capabilities of the system. For demonstration purposes, attendees could fold and …

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Vibrotactile vest for deafblind

A Communication Interface Deafblindness is a serious condition caused by accidents, illnesses or genetic preconditions, often leaving the visually and auditorily impaired person in a state of anxiety and depression. In the SUITCEYES project, we are addressing this issue and looking at ways of alleviating the distress it causes by enriching subjects’ experience in the …

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AHFE 2018: Best Paper Award at HSSE

The ACI-team did it again: just like in 2017, we received the best paper award of the HSSE conference (Human Side of Service Engineering) a sub-conference of the AHFE (Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics). The paper Using Augmented Reality and Gamification to Empower Rehabilitation Activities and Elderly Persons. A Study Applying Design Thinking …

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New Film on Social Robots

Last year the institute’s director Prof. Dr. Oliver Korn won the innovation award of AGYA, the Arab-German Young Academy. Ever since, Social Robots have become an important topic at the Affective & Cognitive Institute (ACI). We are hosting a Workshop (together with AGYA) at this year’s PETRA conference and in the last few months we …

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Start of a new project: incluMOVE

On November, 20th 2017 the official kickoff of the project incluMOVE took place in Gärtringen. Representatives of the lead partner and all project partners were present to give the green light for the new educational and research project. At first the lead partner introduced himself and found some encouraging and motivating words for the partners of the …

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Book: Game Dynamics. Best Practices in Procedural and Dynamic Game Content Generation

Korn, Oliver; Lee, Newton (Eds.): Game Dynamics. Best Practices in Procedural and Dynamic Game Content Generation Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-319-53087-1 DOI = 10.1007/978-3-319-53088-8 Text on ResearchGate | Text on SpringerLink Abstract This book offers a compendium of best practices in game dynamics. It covers a wide range of dynamic game elements ranging from player …