Welcome to Ansgar’s blog

This blog is about auto- / mobile media, car API’s, mobile devices, IoT, autnomous driving, app development and more. I use this blog to share information on my work, bachelor/master theses and student projects I have supervised at the Stuttgart Media University. You can also find job or bachelor/master thesis offers. Please enjoy reading!

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Building and Using Car-APIs

September 30th, 2019: Dr. Patrick Bartsch, Head of Technology Specialists for Connected Car & Future Technology at Jaguar Land Rover Limited, holds a lecture on Car APIs in our Mobile Lab at the Stuttgart Media University.The room is filled with Mobile Media and Computer Science students who listen carefully, when Patrick talks about the connected…

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Update: Digital Craftsmanship

Scroll down for the update… Schönaich, 18.9.2019: the first entrepreneur evening took place in the KAMAlogic office, organized by the city in cooperation with the local trade and commerce association. My team and I were invited to host the evening and give local entrepreneurs some new insights into the digital future. After some words from…

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Java Forum Stuttgart

HdM Startup features App for Java Forum Stuttgart 2019 The HdM start-up NeverNull (formerly known as Neonalpha) has developed the brandnew app for the Java Forum Stuttgart 2019. The Java Forum Stuttgart is organised by the the Java User Group Stuttgart e. V. and takes place on July 4th 2019. It is one of the…

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ARENA2036 Expo Day

Wednesday, April 3rd. 2019. The flexCAR project members came together to present their work and to discuss new ideas on how autonomous driving will happen in the future. How will we communicate with the car? What interactions are possible? How much control will we have and how much do we need? What are user expectations…

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ParkSpot – The Crowdsourced Parking Sensor

At the MediaNight last Thursday the Students presented their work during the last semester. Again it was a great evening and we saw so many fantastic projects! Thanks to everyone who made it happen! This semester we worked mainly on projects for the future of transportation. In cooperation with the Reutlingen university and companies such…

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Start-up Sandbox

The HdM Sandbox is a project funded by the Ministry of Economics supporting young entrepeneurs in setting up their start-up ideas. At the last Sandbox Start-up pitch event at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart, twelve start-up ideas were presented by their teams. The teams are supported by different mentors and the HdM Startup-Center provides…

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The Electric Car Sion

Recently I had the chance to test drive the prototype of the upcoming smart electric car called Sion, developed by the Munich start-up Sono Motors. The Sion is a very special electric car, as it is completely covered with solar panels in order to produce the energy – it requires for driving – by itself….

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Book on Mobile Learning published

It was a long process, but after nearly 1,5 years the new book called: “Handbuch Mobile Learning” (Springer VS) is officially published! With over 1000 (!) pages of content from different experts in the field of digital learning, it is a must have for any teacher, professor or lecturer who wants to make use of…

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