ISMAR 2014 Best Paper Award for our IPAR Paper

The paper Interactive Near-field Illumination for Photorealistic Augmented Reality on Mobile Devices, a result of the DFG project IPAR, has been honored with the Best Paper Award at ISMAR 2014. Kai Rohmer (Computational Visualistics Group at OvGU Magdeburg) presented the paper last week at the world’s leading conference on Mixed and Augmented Reality.

IPAR is a DFG-funded joint project of the Computational Visualistics Group and Interactive Media Lab Dresden.

IML Dresden at OUTPUT and the Long Night of Sciences Dresden

This year’s two big events, the 9th edition of OUTPUT, the project show of our faculty as well as the 12th Long Night of Sciences Dresden took place on July 3 and 4. Find exciting impressions captured on images at our photo gallery!
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NIME 2014 in London, UK

From June 30 to July 4, Axel Berndt and Nadia Al-Kassab visited the 14th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME 2014 to present their work “TouchNoise: A Particle-based Multitouch Noise Modulation Interface“. Beside the well-known scientific paper, demo and poster sessions there were several electronic as well as electroacoustic concerts, demonstrating the current developments. Continue reading

DIS 2014 Honorable Mention for our LEIF paper

The paper tPad: Designing Transparent-Display Mobile Interactions, a result of the LEIF exchange program, received an “Honorable Mention” at this year’s DIS 2014.

LEIF was a EU funded exchange program between Canada and the European Union. Professor Dachselt was the European project coordinator.

Invited Talk with Prof. Eva Hornecker

We are pleased to announce another exciting talk on Friday, June 27, 1p.m. in our Dresden Talks on Interaction and Visualization series. This time Prof. Eva Hornecker will talk about Physical-Digital-Social Encounters : Exploring the Social Design Space of Physical Computing giving an overview of her research which explores applications and uses of physical-digital technologies in a range of domains, such as museum installations, urban media interventions, and the influence of alternative modality data representations on subjective user experience. The event will take place at the seminar room INF E023. Everybody is welcome to participate!

EuroVis 2014 in Swansea, Wales

This year’s Eurographics Conference on Visulaization (EuroVis 2014) was located in Swansea, Wales. The focus of this conference is novel ideas for information visualization and scientific visualization. Ulrike Kister presented a state-of-the-art report on Interactive Lenses in Visualization together with our collaborators from Rostock in our project GEMS. In a 90-minute talk, they presented classification of magic lenses of different application areas. They especially focused on lenses for different data types and interaction tasks. Ulrike presented existing interaction modalities and display setups for the positioning and adjustment of magic lenses.

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AVI 2014 in Como and PerDis 2014 in Copenhagen

In the last weeks, two conferences with successful participation by the Interactive Media Lab Dresden took place: Mai 27.-30., the AVI 2014 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces in Como, Italiy and on June 3rd and 4th the International Symposium on Pervasive Displays in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Sophie Stellmach receives Dr.-Walter-Seipp award for her dissertation

Sophie Stellmach, former member and PhD student at the Interactive Media Lab Dresden, received the prestigious Dr.-Walter-Seipp award of the TU Dresden and the Commerzbank Endowment on May 26th. The award was presented for her outstanding dissertation Gaze-supported Multimodal Interaction. “In her dissertation, Sophie Stellmach researches how human vision can be combined with other modalities to control future computers. Her work was received very well internationally and significantly contributed to the establishment of a new form of human-computer interaction.”, the jury comments. We congratulate her on this admirable achievement. Find some impressions of this event in our photo gallery.
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Invited Talk with Prof. Jussi Ängeslevä

On Friday, May 23, Prof. Jussi Ängeslevä (Berlin Unversity of the Art) will visit us to give a presentation about the exciting topic Programming Material – Computational Design in Encoding Meaning to Physical Sculptures. Everybody is welcome to attend the talk at 1:00 pm in the lecture room INF 1004 (Ratszimmer).