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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


Computational Design and Optimization of Electro-Physiological Sensors Abstract Elect...more
Computational Design of Physiological SensorsClient Review :
(Nature Communications)
Weirding Haptics In-Situ Prototyping of Vibrotactile Feedback in Virtual Reality through Vocaliza...more
Weirding HapticsClient Review :
(UIST 2021)
SoloFinger Robust Microgestures while Grasping Everyday Objects Using microgestures...more
SoloFingerClient Review :
(CHI 2021)
BodyStylus Freehand On-Body Design and Fabrication of Epidermal Interfaces In traditional bo...more
BodyStylusClient Review :
(CHI 2021)
Eyecam Anthropomorphic Webcam     What if seeing devices looked like us? Eye...more
EyecamClient Review :
(CHI 2021)
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Squish This Force Input on Soft Surfaces for Visual Targeting Tasks Today’s typic...more
Squish ThisClient Review :
(CHI 2021)
bARefoot Generating Virtual Materials using Motion Coupled Vibration in Shoes Many fe...more
bARefootClient Review :
(UIST 2020)
PolySense Augmenting Textiles with Electrical Functionality using In-Situ Polymerization ...more
PolySenseClient Review :
(CHI 2020)
PhysioSkin Rapid Fabrication of Skin-Conformal Physiological Interfaces Advances in rapid...more
PhysioSkinClient Review :
(CHI 2020)
Soft Inkjet Circuits Rapid Multi-Material Fabrication of Soft Circuits Using a Commodity Inkjet P...more
Skills : Best Paper Award
Soft Inkjet CircuitsClient Review :
(UIST 2019)
Tactlets Adding Tactile Feedback to 3D Objects Using Custom Printed Controls Rapid prototypi...more
TactletsClient Review :
(UIST 2019)
Multi-Touch Kit A Do-It-Yourself Technique for Capacitive Multi-Touch Sensing Using a Commodity M...more
Multi-Touch KitClient Review :
(UIST 2019)
Tacttoo A Thin and Feel-Through Tattoo for On-Skin Tactile Output Tacttoo is a feel-through ...more
TacttooClient Review :
(UIST 2018)
Multi-Touch Skin A Thin and Flexible Multi-Touch Sensor for On-Skin Input Skin-based touch i...more
Multi-Touch SkinClient Review :
(CHI 2018)
SkinMarks Enabling Interactions on Body Landmarks Using Conformal Skin Electronics The bo...more
SkinMarksClient Review :
(CHI 2017)

News

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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21/01/2020

New post-doc Marion Koelle

We welcome our new team member Marion Koelle. Marion is joining our lab as a post-doctoral fellow. She has previously...
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13/03/2019 / news

Honorable Mention Awards at CHI 2019

Two of our contributions at ACM CHI 2019 were recognized with Honorable Mention awards: Like a Second Skin: Understanding How...
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13/08/2019 / news

4 Papers at UIST 2019

Four full papers have been (conditionally) accepted for publication at UIST’19. As always at UIST, all papers are accepted conditionally...
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13/01/2020 / news

Best Paper Awards at UIST 2019

Two of our contributions at ACM UIST 2019 are recognized with Best Paper awards: Soft Inkjet Circuits: Rapid Multi-Material Fabrication...
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13/01/2020 / news

Multi-Touch Kit is now on Github

Code for our latest UIST 2019 paper: Multi-Touch Kit is now released on Github. You can find Tutorials and the...
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13/01/2020 / news

Foldio kits: learn programming in a playful way

Our spin-off Foldio has made first starter kits available. Based on foldable electronics and an easy-to-use microcontroller, children can learn...
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13/01/2020 / news

Congrats, Dr. Daniel Gröger!

Daniel Gröger has successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations! The full dissertation entitled “Digital Fabrication of Custom Interactive Objects with Rich Materials” can be found online
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