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SUITCEYES at ASSETS 2020

This week, our project member Offenburg University participated in the 22nd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2020). ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, use, and education related to computing for people with disabilities. Due to the on-going covid-19 pandemic, ASSETS was moved to a virtual format for the first time. The virtual format, however, was able to provide better accessible… Continue Reading SUITCEYES at ASSETS 2020

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SUITCEYES on IHIET

At the 3rd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET 2020), SUITCEYES by Nils-Krister Persson presented a paper “Physical add-ons for haptic human-surrounding interaction and sensorial augmentation” by Eva Lindell, Arthur Thiel Cabreira, Li Guo, Nasrine Olson, Oliver Korn and Nils-Krister Persson. There we discuss an aspect central for complex haptic communication namely that there is a 2… Continue Reading SUITCEYES on IHIET

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SUITCEYES on CSUN AT Conference 2020 in Anaheim, USA

From 9th to 13th March 2020, the project partner Harpo participated in the 35th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, USA. The conference usually draws more than 4,500 persons annually who attend sessions, visit the exhibition halls, and participate in affiliate meetings and informal gatherings. Given the current situation related to the coronavirus pandemic, some exhibitors and participants withdrew from participation in this year’s conference. However, Harpo attended the… Continue Reading SUITCEYES on CSUN AT Conference 2020 in Anaheim, USA

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SUITCEYES presented to the Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy

On February 7th, the Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy, Mrs Amanda Lind, visited the Swedish School of Textiles and the Textile Fashion Center. Nils-Krister Persson, the head of the “Smart Textiles Technology Lab” and work package leader in SUITCEYES had the pleasure to guide the Minister in the Smart Textile Showroom. Mr Persson demonstrated The “Black Dress” of SUITCEYES and described the project. SUITCEYES aims for inclusion in society by interactive… Continue Reading SUITCEYES presented to the Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy

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Consortium meeting in Offenburg

On 5th – 6th December the 4th SUITCEYES consortium meeting took place at Offenburg University. The meeting kicked off with members providing updates on their respective work packages. However, the focal point of these two days were three separate participatory ideation and co-design workshops. One of the workshops held, was a co-creation session with Russ Palmer and Riitta Lahtinen. The goal of this session was to create gamified scenarios that… Continue Reading Consortium meeting in Offenburg

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SUITCEYES on Na Tak conference in Poznań

This edition of the International Conference ”Opieka, Terapia, Edukacja (translated to English: “Care, Therapy, Education”) was held on November 29, 2019 in Poznań, Poland. The main goal of the conference was pointed out by the introductory lecture of Prof. Danuta Kopeć from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Three main questions were asked: “Who? How? Why?”. Professor Kopeć tried to answer them and set the course of future actions. “Na… Continue Reading SUITCEYES on Na Tak conference in Poznań

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ICT Conference at Eikholt in Drammen, Norway

On 20th and 21st of November two members of the SUITCEYES project, Nasrine Olson and Nils-Krister Persson, attended a conference titled “Digital Future – How can ICT help people with deafblindness gain access to an active and social life?”. The two-day conference was hosted by Eikholt, which is a National Resource Centre for the deafblind related issues and a living arena for synergies and competence development. The conference was attended… Continue Reading ICT Conference at Eikholt in Drammen, Norway

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“Follow Your Partner” – SUITCEYES Pilot Study

New garment for the SUITCEYES vest prototype Having created a prototype for the gamified scenario titled Follow Your Partner, designed to help individuals with deafblindness learn how to navigate with the vest, it was time to conduct a pilot study. The study, part of the SUITCEYES project, took place this November in Stuttgart and at Offenburg University with four individuals with deafblindness. The Follow Your Partner scenario revolves… Continue Reading “Follow Your Partner” – SUITCEYES Pilot Study

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