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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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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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“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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SUITCEYES at SEMAPRO conference

The SUITCEYES consortium is happy to announce that a special track coordinated by project partners CERTH and HB was accepted by the organizers of the SEMAPRO 2019 conference, and took place on September 24th in Porto, Portugal. The special track was titled “SyMpATHY: Semantic Technologies for Healthcare and Accessibility Applications”. As its name indicates, the special track aimed to serve as a venue for presenting and discussing novel… Continue Reading SUITCEYES at SEMAPRO conference

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SUITCEYES was presented on the Nordic Network on Disability Research Conference

Inclusion and Exclusion in the Welfare Society

8-10 May 2019

In May 2019 Sarah Woodin from the University of Leeds attended the NNDR Conference in Copenhagen (http://www.nndr2019.org/ ) where she presented on aspects of the user studies work of the SUITCEYES project. NNDR is a multidisciplinary network and it is the major conference of disability researchers interested in cultural, societal and environmental dimensions of disability and marginalisation in this part of the world. Although the majority of those attending are from Nordic countries, this is a very international conference, with delegates present from many countries worldwide.  The conference is held every two years, with a different country hosting each year.

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