This blog is about auto- / mobile applications, car API’s, mobile devices, IoT, autonomous driving, app development and more. I use this blog to share information on my work, bachelor/master theses and student projects I have supervised at the Stuttgart Media University. You can also find job or bachelor/master thesis offers. Please enjoy reading!
This week, I had the exciting opportunity to test the mixed reality driving simulator developed by the Austrian startup, NXTR.io. I met with the company’s CEO, Lukas Stranger, in the ARENA2036, where they proudly showcased their innovative product. The Mixed Reality Simulator Setup: The simulator setup involves a platform positioned under the front wheels of
The Meta Quest 3 arrived yesterday via mail. I was really exited to try it out, as it is the first real Augmented Reality glasses from Meta that has comparable features to the Apple VisionPro. So it is a kind of a VisionPro light and allows you to get the feeling of how Augmented Reality
Another Semester Ends… … and this time eventually with a wonderful MediaNight! It was really amazing to see so many impressive projects at this year’s MediaNight (https://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/medianight). It was unclear for a long time whether MediaNight could take place this semester, because we couldn’t use the main building of the HdM due to the necessary
Apple released the VisionOS Beta 1 with Xcode 15 Beta 2 yesterday. I had to check this out immediately! In this post I will give you a first glance on how to build VisionOS Apps. Let’s start. Installation In order to develop for VisionPro you need to download around 17 GB of Software. Xcode 15
Last Monday, we had the opportunity to test the Holoride system on the university campus, and it was an interesting experience. Holoride is a new technology that synchronizes the movement of a vehicle with virtual reality content to create an immersive experience for passengers. The test started with us wearing VR headsets while sitting in
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Our paper “Don’t fail me!” (10.1145/3581641.3584085) was accepted at the ACM conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2023 – https://iui.acm.org/2023/). Thus, I had the honor to visit the conference which took place at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). The venue was on the 7th floor in on of the university buildings. In total 274
Every semester the MediaNight is a great chance to get to know the semesters projects and make contact with the students from all different courses of studies. See what fantastic stuff the students have been working on during the semester and be inspired!
Our latest paper has been published today and Tobias Schneider is presenting it online at the CHI’21! Great work Tobias and the team! Thanks to all participants and especially the students who did a tremendous job building the driving simulator for this research project! The simulator is still sitting in the Arena2036 and waiting for
A few years ago we wrote a book about standards in media production, published by Springer. The book was relatively successful, so successful that it now has been translated into Chinese and today I received a copy of the Chinese version in my mailbox.Thanks to Thomas Hoffmann-Walbeck for this nice surprise. I will definitely enjoy