Selected projects dating back to pre-academia.

Tactile Communication for the Deaf-Blind

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Unable to both see and hear, deaf-blinds largely rely on their caregivers to complete even the most basic of tasks. Communication is carried out using a limited set of on-body signs. In a collaborative project with the Dutch care organisation Bartimeus, the opportunities of tactile communication technology as a simulation for human touch are explored.

HealthMirror

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Designed primarily for the elderly, the HealthMirror allows its users to exercise regularly and stay in touch with health professionals and family members.┬áThe system consists of a reflective mirror, a tilted television screen, and a motion sensing device. By tracking the body’s position during exercise, direct feedback is projected on the body using the reflective mirror.

Philips HotelTV

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Design and development of interactive television applications for hotel visitors. Applications are created in such a way as to allow for easy navigation on television sets. Utilising the internet capabilities of Net TV, relevant and up-to-date information can be delivered to users.

TotalTouch

The multitouch table is a 44″ interactive display build to experiment with new ways of interaction. It engages users to work together in a natural way without keyboard and mouse. A circular menu design ensures easy control from all sides of the table. By using RFID readers, everyone is able to share and receive files or images.