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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 …

Events Research

Keynote on Social Robots at Ben-Gurion University in Israel

On November 24, ACI-director Oliver Korn gave the Keynote of the ABC-Robotics Workshop at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. The keynote titled “Cultural Differences in Social Robot Acceptance. A Case Study and a Concept for Future Field Research” discussed recent findings on cultural differences affecting the acceptance and design preferences of social …

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. …

Events Projects Publication

incluMOVE at MUC 2020

Amongst virtual reality applications and experimental installations, the incluMOVE prototype was accepted as a demo paper for the German HCI conference Mensch und Computer 2020 (September 6-9). In a YouTube livestream we presented this contribution with the incluMOVE demonstrator representing the ACI. Every year, designers, developers and scientists from the fields of usability and user …

An image of the setup of our participatory design session
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ACI at the DIS 2020 Conference

We are happy to share that the Affective & Cognitive Institute had a work-in-progress paper accepted into the prestigious ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2020, July 6-20) conference proceedings. Our paper titled “Co-Designing Assistive Tools to Support Social Interactions by Individuals with Deafblindness” describes the opportunities and challenges of including individuals with deafblindness in design …

Events Misc Projects

5th SUITCEYES Project Meeting in Offenburg

One of the last work weeks before Christmas. Everybody is preparing for a merry celebration. Well, not entirely. One group of international researchers still keep their minds sharp and active. They gather up at University of Applied Sciences Offenburg to continue their work in the SUITCEYES project. On 5th – 6th December the 5th SUITCEYES …

ACI at the SUITCEYES Symposium 2019
Events Projects

ACI in Borås, Sweden – SUITCEYES Symposium 2019

On 22nd August 2019, the SUITCEYES symposium “Haptic Communication – Breaking the Barriers for Inclusion and Participation” took place in the wonderful city of Borås, Sweden. With one and a half years having passed since the launch of the SUITCEYES project, consortium members, stakeholders and decision makers assembled to report on the latest findings in …