Category Archive: Master

Nov
17

Conducting a Virtual Orchestra

3- and 4-beat conducting gestures

In the context of my Diploma thesis I developed new means of input for an existent system allowing users with any skill to conduct a virtual orchestra in realtime. The eWatch, a wearable computing and sensing platform, was selected as input device. It is worn like a regular wrist watch and transmits acceleration data via …

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Jul
23

Distributed Backup System

Distributed Backup System - Data Flow

Every node of the distributed backup system provides a certain amount of storage space on the local hard drive, that can be used to store backup data. Files are encrypted and distributed over multiple nodes.

Jul
23

“Star” – Dynamic File Associations

MMI Screenshot

Often, similiar sets of documents are in use at the same time while working on a particular task. Here, we propose a dynamic desktop concept which dynamically estimates the degree to which documents belong to a working set. This enables the user to quickly find and re-open relevant documents.