Human Computer Interaction Lab, Saarland University


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

Design and Fabrication of Body-Based Interfaces (Demo of Saarland HCI Lab) This Interactiv...more
Design and Fabrication of Body-based InterfacesClient Review :
CHI 2023 Lab Demo
I Need a Third Arm! Eliciting Body-based Interactions with a Wearable Robotic Arm Abst...more
I Need a Third ArmClient Review :
(CHI 2023)
Handheld Tools Unleashed A Mixed-Initiative Physical Sketching with a Robotic Printer Abst...more
RoboSketchClient Review :
(CHI 2023)
SparseIMU: Computational Design of Sparse IMU Layouts for Sensing Fine-Grained Finger Microgestures ...more
Interactive Bioplastics A DIY approach for composing soft interactive devices from bio-based and ...more
Interactive BioplasticsClient Review :
(UIST 2022)
Print-A-Sketch A Handheld Printer for Physical Sketching of Circuits and Sensors on Everyday Surf...more
Print-A-SketchClient Review :
(CHI 2022)
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)
BodyStylus Freehand On-Body Design and Fabrication of Epidermal Interfaces In traditional bo...more
BodyStylusClient Review :
(CHI 2021)
bARefoot Generating Virtual Materials using Motion Coupled Vibration in Shoes Many fe...more
bARefootClient Review :
(UIST 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)


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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