LNDW 2024

The Long Night Of Science of 2024 saw the participation of our Interactive Media Lab both in the APB building in front of the Alte Mensa’s entrance.

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This year’s OUTPUT hosted several student projects and theses from our Interactive Media Lab, as well as a dissertation award.

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ACM CHI 2024 in Honolulu

The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) took place from May 11-16, 2024, at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. Weizhou Luo attended the conference and successfully presented his work “Exploring Spatial Organization Strategies for Virtual Content in Mixed Reality Environments” at the Doctoral Consortium. He also discussed his poster about this work with other conference attendees.

In addition, Katja Krug participated in the workshop remotely on Designing Inclusive Future Augmented Realities and presented our work “Don’t Leave Me Out: Designing for Device Inclusivity in Mixed Reality Collaboration.”
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IMLD-Visit in Konstanz

Gruppenbild des Workshops in Konstanz | Group picture of the Workshop in Konstanz

On April 17 and 18 2024, six researchers of our Interactive Media Lab Dresden visited the Human-Computer Interaction Group of the University of Konstanz. In a joint workshop, we discussed several exciting research topics in the field of mixed reality. The two days were concluded with a public talk from Prof. Raimund Dachselt on the topic “Leaving the Confines of the Desktop: Towards Ubiquitous Data Visualization.”

PhD Defense Marc Satkowski

On December 19, 2023, Marc Satkowski successfully defended his PhD thesis.

With his topic “Understanding Immersive Environments for Visual Data Analysis“, he investigated how future AR applications, specifically presenting information visualizations, need to be designed in a human-centered way.

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ISMAR 2023 Workshop on “Hybrid User Interfaces”

From the 16th to the 20th of October, the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2023) was held Sydney, Australia. The ISMAR conference explores exciting contributions in the commercial and research activities involving Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality.  As part of the conference, and along with other top researchers in the area, Raimund Dachselt co-organized the first Workshop on “Hybrid User Interfaces”.
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LNDW 2023

A warm and stormy Long Night of Science has concluded and the Interactive Media Lab once again participated almost in its entirety. We had the chance to present a diverse cross-section of our research to curious visitors across various ages and professions.

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Another successful OUTPUT has come to an end and the Interactive Media Lab was once again present with multiple student projects and research prototypes, as well as the recipient of an award for an excellent thesis written at our chair.

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EuroVis 2023 in Leipzig

The 25th Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2023) was hosted as an in-presence event at the Leipzig University, in Germany, from June 12 to 16. Our researchers Marc Satkowski and Julián Méndez had the pleasure of attending the wonderful talks, with Julián also presenting our invited Computer Graphics Forum (CGF) article “Evonne: A Visual Tool For Explaining Reasoning with OWL Ontologies and Supporting Interactive Debugging“, a result of our collaborative work within the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 248 (CPEC).

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