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  • March 30, 2018

    Lessons from the Dagstuhl Seminar on Eyewear Computing

    We took a risk in organizing the Eyewear Computing Seminar as we deviated largely from the standard model, yet I believe it payed off. pupil Traveling to CHI 2016, I finally got some time to write a bit more again. Sorry for the sporadic updates I promise improvements. As mentioned our seminar on Eyewear Computing was quite different from some other seminars, as we focused more on hands-on tutorials and prototyping than on talks and academic discussions. The seminar included workshops and tutorials on eye tracking (optical and EOG), egocentric vision, optics, and head-mounted displays. Participants Some of the ideas regarding schedule and structure, we “adopted” and “enhanced” from the excellent Seminar on Life-long Health Behavior-change Technologies. The most important...
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  • March 3, 2018

    ISWC and UbiComp in Heidelberg

    It’s a strange feeling to have UbiComp and ISWC so close to my home. Amazing organization and impressive research and meeting old friends. Some personal highlights (in random order): Skin Reading: Encoding Text in a 6-Channel Haptic Display Granit Luzhnica, Eduardo Veas, Viktoria Pammer Smart Soccer Shoe: Monitoring Foot-Ball Interaction with Shoe Integrated Textile Pressure Sensor Matrix Bo Zhou, Markus Wirth, Christine Martindale, Harald Koerger, Constantin Zwick, Heber Cruz, Bjoern Eskofier, Paul Lukowicz MoodLens: Restoring Non-Verbal Communication with an In-Lens Fiber Optic Display Angela Vujic, Thad Starner, Melody Jackson Cognitive rhythms: unobtrusive and continuous sensing of alertness using a mobile phone Saeed Abdullah, Elizabeth L. Murnane, Mark Matthews, Matthew Kay, Julie A. Kientz, Geri Gay, Tanzeem Choudhury We also had...
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