LEEFF Website is Online

The (German) website for the project LEEFF (Low Emission Electric Freight Fleets) is now online at https://home.leeff.at. In this project, an advanced electric vehicle above 3,5t (eVan) together with an adapted battery and a smart charging station for commercial use at logistical hubs will be developed and an innovative business model for fleet operators together with adapted planning and communication tools will be realized as a prototype. The...

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SOCIALCARE Mid-Term Review Passed Successfully

After a successful mid-term review meeting of the project SOCIALCARE, which took place on October 6th in Brussels, the project enters the second phase. During a 4-hour meeting, the performance of the project and possible obstacles for achieving the project goals were thoroughly discussed. The aim of the SOCIALCARE project, whose technical project management is carried out by the MINT research group, is to provide for a ready-to-use platform for...

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The Automate Toolkit Goes Open Source

In May 2016, the AUToMAte (Automated Usability Testing of Mobile Applications) project, funded by the Austria Research Promotion Agency (FFG), has been finished successfully. The primary goal of the project was the development of an automated procedure for conducting usability tests on mobile platforms. Parts of the implementation have been published as open source project named automate toolkit under the GNU General Public License (GPL)...

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News Article on the InterPlayces Project

Colleagues from the Research Group Playful Interactive Environments gave an interview to Der Standard, an Austrian national newspaper, in which they give an overview of the R&D project InterPlayces (Intergenerational Co-located Play for Old and Young). The overall goal of this project is to develop and prototypically realize intergenerational game and interaction concepts for the older and younger generation via a co-located playground. In...

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Games Workshop for the InterPlayces Project

On July 15, we will organize a workshop in the Welios Science Center in Wels, Austria together with our colleagues from the Research Group Playful Interactive Environments. Grandparents can try out different computer games together with their grandchildren. The goal of this workshop is to figure out which types of games are most suitable for a playful collaboration between old and young. It is part of the project InterPlayces (Intergenerational...

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Eye-Tracking Study for Company ILLUSTREE

In an ongoing follow-up activity for the R&D project AUToMAte, our project partners of the Campus Steyr of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria conduct usability tests for the user experience design company ILLUSTREE Great User Experiences GmbH. The tests are focused on evaluating gaze behavior using the SMI Eye Tracking Glasses, both in mobile and stationary settings. A combination of think aloud methods and eye tracking is...

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