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ACI at the SUITCEYES Symposium 2019
Events Projects

ACI in Borås, Sweden – SUITCEYES Symposium 2019

On 22nd August 2019, the SUITCEYES symposium “Haptic Communication – Breaking the Barriers for Inclusion and Participation” took place in the wonderful city of Borås, Sweden. With one and a half years having passed since the launch of the SUITCEYES project, consortium members, stakeholders and decision makers assembled to report on the latest findings in …

Illustration of a robot facing an elder woman
Projects Research

Social Robots – Assistance for the Elderly?

In collaboration with Francesca Fracasso, a researcher of the “Planning and Scheduling Technology Laboratory” (PST Lab, headed by Amedeo Cesta), at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC) of the National Research Council of Italy, we are conducting a cross-cultural investigation on people’s believes and opinions on social robots. Social robots differ from other …

A students test the SUITCEYES prototype vest while an ACI coworker controls the vibration of the vest with his mobile phone.
Projects Research

Easter-Egg-Hunt Study

We started the new year testing our prototype for the SUITCEYES project in a field study. On Saturday, twelve students from Offenburg University participated in our deafblind simulation and navigated through four different routes guided only by the vibrations of the vest. The SUITCEYES project aims to empower deafblind individuals through the use of a …

A small robot is driving through a crowd.
ACI Team Events

Impressions of the Open Day

Our first Open Day of 2018 was a great success. We are still a bit overwhelmed by the large number of visitors. Students, colleagues from Offenburg University and also some curious members of the public took the chance to inform themselves about our work and research projects. The ACI robot on tour Our robot “Sanbot” …

ACI Team

ACI on Facebook and Twitter

The Affective & Cognitive Institute is expanding its public presence and is now also available on Facebook and Twitter. In order to inform the public adequately and promptly about our work, we are expanding our social media presence. In addition to our scientific publications and general news from the ACI projects, we want to give a …