At this years Interact conference, which took place in Bamberg, Germany from 14 – 18 of September, several of our researchers presented work from the Fabrication Experience Lab and the Car Interaction Lab. Sandra Trösterer presented her paper on “Four Eyes See More Than Two: Shared Gaze in the Car”. Daniela Wurhofer participated in the doctoral consortium and presented her work on “Deploying Robots in a Production Environment: A Study on Temporal Transitions of Workers’ Experiences”. Bernhard Maurer presented work from the Embodied Interaction Group on “Actuated Shear: Enabling Haptic Feedback on Rich Touch Interfaces”.
Contributing to the goals of the IFIP 13.6 Human Work Interaction Design (HWID) working group, Verena Fuchsberger and Martin Murer organised a Workshop on “Human Work Interaction Design (HWID): Design for Challenging Work Environments”. Furthermore, Thomas Meneweger participated in a workshop on “Designing Interaction and Visualization for Mobile Applications”. Within a session on organizational overviews Martin Murer gave a talk on the Center’s main structure and philosophy entitled “Contextual Interaction Design Research: Enabling HCI”.