Invited Talk by Dr. Vlastimil Havran

This year’s season of the Dresden Talks on Interaction and Visualization is starting. The first talk will be given by Vlastimil Havran of the Czech Technical University, Prague on Friday, the 25th of April 2014 at 1:00 pm in the lecture room INF E023. Titled Bidirectional Texture Function Compression based on Multi-Level Vector Quantization, we expect an exciting presentation. We are looking forward to welcoming you.

HRI 2014 in Bielefeld

From 3rd to 6th of March 2014 the 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot-Interaction, HRI’14 took place in Bielefeld, Germany. It was the first time our lab participated at the world biggest conference on Human-Robot-Interaction.
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Press Release by MultiTouch Ltd. about our IML Wall

“Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden) introduces the largest interactive display wall in Europe used for research purposes”, MultiTouch Ltd. is stating in their announcement today. The full press release can be found on the official website.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Interactive Media Lab Dresden wishes all students, colleagues and project partners a Merry Christmas and a successful year 2014.

Invited Talk by Prof. Johannes Schöning

And yet another interesting event in our Dresden Talks on Interaction and Visualization will take place on Friday, 29th November 2013 at 1:00 pm. This time Prof. Johannes Schöning (Expertise centre for Digital Media (EDM), Hasselt University, Belgium) will talk about Mobile Human Computer Interaction: Future Phones & Future Habits presenting current findings of the usage of mobile devices and shows perspectives of future apps and novel devices. You are welcome to participate!

Invited Talk with Prof. Otto Anshus

As part of our Dresden Talks on Interaction and Visualization series Prof. Otto Anshus (University of Tromsø, Norway) will give a scientific talk on Thursday, November 14th at 3:00 p.m. about his recent topic “MultiStage: Distributed Acting, Making The Remote Local“. He will focus on effective techniques for computer-mediated collaboration of actors at physically remote locations taking into account unavoidable network and processing delays. Everybody is welcome to attend this interesting talk.

ITS and UIST 2013 in St. Andrews

ITS & UIST News Bild

From October 6 to 11, Ulrich von Zadow, Matt Oskamp and Raimund Dachselt attended the ACM Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS) followed by the 26th ACM UIST Symposium. Both conferences took place back to back in beautiful St. Andrews, Scotland, which is not only the home of golf, but also of the oldest Scottish University. It just celebrated its 600th anniversary.

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In 2014, ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces will be in Dresden!

We are happy to announce that we will host the international conference ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2014 (ITS) in Dresden. The ACM SIGCHI sponsored ITS represents the most important HCI special conference on interactive surfaces worldwide. Besides Raimund DachseltNick Graham is the second general chair. Already mark November 16-19 2014 in your calendars, you all will be welcome in the beautiful city of Dresden!

The Interactive Display Wall arrived

It is done! A high-resolution, interactive display wall of Finnish MultiTouch Ltd. now found its place in our lab. After three days of hard work (see the video of the setup) the screwdrivers can rest. Continue reading