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 conference,… Continue Reading SUITCEYES on CSUN AT Conference 2020 in Anaheim, USA
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
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 can… Continue Reading Consortium meeting in Offenburg
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
The study on gamification, conducted in Germany, was documented in a local magazine of Paulinenpflege Winnenden e.V. If you are interested in further details, click here and see page 4.
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
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 around a fictional story involving two persons: the wearer… Continue Reading “Follow Your Partner” – SUITCEYES Pilot Study
SUITCEYES paper got awarded the 2nd prize for best paper award at SEMAPRO 2019, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing, held in Porto, Portugal, during September 22-26, 2019. See the award here 2nd prize best paper award
Two representatives of the University of Borås presented the project at the “Smart Materials and Surfaces – SMS Conference” on 23-25 Oct 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. For more information please click Here
Our project has been presented in a Swedish magazine of the Association for Visual Rehabilitation. For more information, please see page 5 in the following .pdf document.