Invited Talk by Prof. Bernhard Preim

This year’s Dresden Talks on Interaction & Visualization will be started by Professor Bernhard Preim, head of the Visualization Group at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. Professor Preim is going to talk about User Interfaces in the Operating Room and will present new developments in surgeon-computer interaction, including touch input, freehand gestures or myoelectric gesture control. The talk will take place on Friday, January 15, at 1:00 pm in room APB E023. We are happy to welcome Professor Preim to Dresden and invite all interested people to this talk.

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Invited Talk by Prof. Michael Rohs

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On Friday, December 18, Professor Michael Rohs will give an invited talk in the lecture hall of the Andreas Pfitzmann Building (APB E023) at 1 pm. The topic of this talk in the Dresden Talks on Interaction & Visualization series is “Mobile, Haptic Feedback”. Professor Rohs is the Professor for Human-Computer Interaction in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. We are happy to welcome him to Dresden and invite all interested people to this talk.

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Invited Talk by Prof. Marc Erich Latoschik

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On Wednesday, July 8th, Professor Marc Erich Latoschik of the Chair of Human-Computer Interaction at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg will give a talk in the Dresden Talks on Interaction & Visualization.

The talk with the title Intelligent, Interactive, Multimodal – Techniques for Future Human-Computer Interfaces takes place in room APB 1004, starting at 1.15 pm. We look forward to this exciting research talk.

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Festveranstaltung “20 Jahre Multimediatechnik”, Gastvorträge

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Am Freitag, dem 5. Juni, findet zum Thema 20 Jahre Multimediatechnik an der Fakultät Informatik eine gemeinsame Festveranstaltung der Professur MMT und des Interactive Media Lab Dresden statt. Unter dem Titel “Perspektiven Multimedialer Technologien” wird ab 14:00 Uhr in einem Vortragsprogramm über vergangene Herausforderungen und zukünftige Perspektiven reflektiert. In diesem Rahmen freuen wir uns, drei spannende Gastvorträge ankündigen zu dürfen.

Prof. Dr. Frank Schönefeld von der T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH wird ab ca. 14:35 Uhr zum Thema Digitale Disruption durch multimediale Technologien - Industrielle Herausforderungen und Chancen referieren.

Gegen 15:45 Uhr begrüßen wir Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Nürnberger von der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg zu seinem Vortrag Exploring and Organizing Multimedia Collections: Meta-Data and Adaptivity.

Schließlich wird Frau Prof. Dr. Susanne Boll von der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg um 16:30 einen Vortrag zum Thema Multimedia trifft Mensch-Technik Interaktion halten.

Wir würden uns sehr über zahlreiche Teilnahme freuen. Das komplette Programm ist hier zu finden: Programm 20 Jahre MMT

Invited Talk by Prof. Dr. Gerik Scheuermann

On Friday, January 23rd, Professor Gerik Scheuermann of the Image and Signal Processing Group (Abteilung Bild- und Signalverarbeitung) at the University of Leipzig will start this year’s season of the Dresden Talks on Interaction & Visualization.

The talk about Topological and Feature Oriented Visualization of Simulations from Continuum Mechanics takes place in room APB E023, starting at 1 pm. We look forward to this exciting research talk.

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Open House Event at the IMLD

On Thursday, November 20th, we had an Open House Event at the Interactive Media Lab Dresden. The event took place directly after the international tabletop conference (ITS 2014), organized by the IMLD, and combined two exciting scientific talks by Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale and Dr. Miguel Nacenta with demos of our research prototypes. A buffet sponsored by MultiTouch Ltd. supplied our guests with the energy needed. Also, Dr. Tommi Ilmonen, CTO of MultiTouch Ltd., presented the technology behind our interactive multitouch wall and was able to answer questions. We thank MultiTouch Ltd. for sponsoring the event and all our guests for their interest in our research and the valuable, positive feedback.

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Additional impressions of the event can be found in our photo gallery.

Two Invited Talks in November

We are happy to announce to exciting research talks in November. On Thursday, November 20th Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale and Dr. Miguel Nacenta are going to visit us. Starting 9.30 am, Dr. Carpendale is going to give a talk on Thinking about Interacting with Information in our Everyday Lives. Then, at 10.15 am, Dr. Nacenta is going to talk about Playing with perception, representation, and presentation: three ways to subvert current visualization techniques. Both research talks will take place in the lecture hall INF E023. Anyone interested is cordially invited!

ISMAR 2014 Best Paper Award for our IPAR Paper

The paper Interactive Near-field Illumination for Photorealistic Augmented Reality on Mobile Devices, a result of the DFG project IPAR, has been honored with the Best Paper Award at ISMAR 2014. Kai Rohmer (Computational Visualistics Group at OvGU Magdeburg) presented the paper last week at the world’s leading conference on Mixed and Augmented Reality.

IPAR is a DFG-funded joint project of the Computational Visualistics Group and Interactive Media Lab Dresden.

DIS 2014 Honorable Mention for our LEIF paper

The paper tPad: Designing Transparent-Display Mobile Interactions, a result of the LEIF exchange program, received an “Honorable Mention” at this year’s DIS 2014.

LEIF was a EU funded exchange program between Canada and the European Union. Professor Dachselt was the European project coordinator.