Human-Computer Interaction Research at Otago

Who and when?
Dr. Holger Regenbrecht, Professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand, is going to visit our University on Friday, December 2nd 2016. His talk will start at 10:30 am in the Visual Computing Lab C 061.

Topic: Human-Computer Interaction Research at Otago
After a brief introduction into the research areas of the Information Science department Holger will present a selection of his own research projects in human-computer interaction with an emphasis on Virtual and Mixed Reality (VR, MR) technologies. In particular he will talk about different projects in telepresence, mobile systems, and MR interaction.

Holger Regenbrecht has been involved in research and development in the fields of Virtual and Augmented Reality for over 20 years. He leads the Computer-Mediated Realities Lab at the University of Otago. Holger has worked as a computer programmer, project manager, and researcher for clients in civil engineering and architecture, automotive and aerospace, and health and wellbeing. His work spans theory, concepts, techniques, technologies, and applications.

Vita:
Dr. Holger Regenbrecht has been working in the fields of Virtual and Augmented Reality for over 15 years. He was initiator and manager of the Virtual Reality Laboratory at Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany) and the Mixed Reality Laboratory at DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology (Ulm, Germany).

His research interests include Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Applied Computer Science and Information Technology, (collaborative) Augmented reality, 3D Teleconferencing, psychological aspects of Mixed Reality, three-dimensional user interfaces (3DU) and computer-aided therapy and rehabilitation.

He is a member of IEEE, ACM, and igroup.org and serves as a reviewer and auditor for several conferences, journals and institutions.

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