Dream Job “Software Engineer”

Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, the largest newpaper in Upper Austria, published a short interview with our researcher Florian Lettner at its website. Florian talks about his enthusiasm for information technology, his visions and his most exciting project so far. The interview can be accessed via this link (in...

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Building Mobile Services for Older Adults

As we get older, our body is subject to a complex set of changes that influences our vision, hearing, cognition and motor control. These changes affect the way we experience a computer system. Many established interaction paradigms are therefore not suitable for older adults. For example, the scrolling of text via touch gestures on a mobile display requires precise movement control that older adults may not have anymore. The variations of...

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Paper at HCI International 2014

2014 T. Birn, C. Holzmann, W. Stech – MobileQuiz: A Serious Game for Enhancing the Physical and Cognitive Abilities of Older Adults – Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2014), Crete, Greece, 2014....

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Article about the Research Group in Futurezone

Futurezone, one of the leading technology portals in Austria, published an article (in German) about our research group Mobile Interactive Systems. The article describes the focus of our research, which is both on the development of novel applications and interaction techniques for mobile devices, and the provision of tools for developers to design and evaluate mobile user interfaces. A particular challenge in this regard is the increasing...

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