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Our mission is to contribute toward a future of user interfaces that seamlessly merge with the physical world and the human body. We develop advanced interactive technologies and investigate new user interface concepts to create more effective, expressive and engaging interactions with interactive systems. [read more]

Featured Projects



SoloFinger
Client Review :(CHI 2021)
BodyStylus
Client Review :(CHI 2021)
Eyecam
Client Review :(CHI 2021)
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Squish This
Client Review :(CHI 2021)
bARefoot
Client Review :(UIST 2020)
PolySense
Client Review :(CHI 2020)
Rapid Iron-On User Interfaces
Skill :Honorable Mention Award
Client Review :(CHI 2020)
PhysioSkin
Client Review :(CHI 2020)
Soft Inkjet Circuits
Skill :Best Paper Award
Client Review :(UIST 2019)
Tactlets
Client Review :(UIST 2019)
Multi-Touch Kit
Client Review :(UIST 2019)
Tacttoo
Client Review :(UIST 2018)
Multi-Touch Skin
Client Review :(CHI 2018)
SkinMarks
Client Review :(CHI 2017)
iSkin
Skill :Best Paper Award
Client Review :(CHI 2015)

News

09/06/2021

Multiple PhD and Post-Doc Positions

We are hiring! We have a total of 6 openings for post-doctoral researchers and PhD researchers. The application deadline is...
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05/03/2021

Paper on Human-Robot Interaction at ICRA’21

We will present the following paper at the IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation 2021: Human-Like Artificial Skin Sensor...
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20/01/2021

5 Papers Accepted to CHI 2021

We will present the following main track papers at CHI 2021: BodyStylus: Freehand On-Body Design and Fabrication of Epidermal Interfaces...
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20/11/2020

Keynote at MUM’20 on Augmented Materiality

Jürgen Steimle will give the closing keynote at the International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia MUM'20 on "Augmented Materiality"....
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19/10/2020

Marion Koelle receives Helene-Lange Award

She was awarded the Helene-Lange-Preis 2020 for her doctoral research on "Designing Socially Acceptable Body-worn Cameras". The award recognises outstanding dissertations contributing...
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25/09/2020

Special Issue of ToCHI on Digital Touch

We invite submissions to a special issue of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction on "Digital Touch: Reshaping interpersonal communicative capacity...
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12/03/2020

Honorable Mention Awards at ACM CHI 2020

Two of our contributions at ACM CHI 2020 were recognized with Honorable Mention awards: Rapid Iron-On User Interfaces: Hands-on Fabrication...
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03/03/2020

ACM SIGCHI Dissertation Award for Paul Strohmeier

We are excited that Paul Strohmeier is going to receive an ACM SIGCHI Dissertation Award for his PhD thesis. Paul...
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26/02/2020

Workshop at EuroHaptics 2020

We organize a workshop at EuroHaptics 2020 on Designing Digital Touch: Social and Sensory Aspects and Challenges. You can find...
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21/01/2020

5 Papers at CHI 2020

We will be presenting five papers at CHI'20. PhysioSkin: Rapid Fabrication of Skin-Conformal Physiological Interfaces Aditya Shekhar Nittala, Saarland University,...
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