Analysis and Evaluation of the Cross-Plattform-Framework Xamarin Based on a Productive Mobile Application

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are omnipresent nowadays. Com- panies have realized the potential of this market and started to enter this growing market. According to the current market situation applications need to be provided for various platforms. So-called cross-platform frameworks enable to simplify cross- platform development and reduce costs. In this bachelor…

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HdM Mobile App Conference

In the context of my seminar on Mobile Applications in the masters course Computer Science and Media at the Stuttgart Media University, all kinds of mobile applications are developed by the students. They present their work at the end of the semester at the “HdM Mobile Apps Conference”. Today (July 29th 2015) the following eight app projects…

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FruityMesh Implementation of a battery-efficient mesh network on top of Bluetooth Low Energy

This thesis introduces a mesh implementation for purely battery-powered nodes that works on top of the Bluetooth 4.1 specification and proposes the FruityMesh algorithm to solve the complicated task of autonomous meshing and maintenance. Current state-of-the-art scientific, BLE and other mesh networks are presented before discussing possibilities and limitations of Bluetooth Low Energy. A simulation…

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Optimization of Business Processes Using iBeacons – Concept and Framework-Driven Implementation of a Prototype for iBeacon Usage in Enterprise Apps

The purpose of this study is to develop a framework for background location monitor- ing using smartphones in an enterprise setting to demonstrate the benefits that indoor Location Based Services (iLBS) provide to businesses. A use case consisting of two components has been defined to demonstrate this: In an office setting, the employee’s loaction with…

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Conceptualisation and Optimization of a Collaborative and Tooldriven Development Process for HMI-Graphic and Operating Procedure Specification

In the development of complex automotive HMI systems, car manufacturers don’t make use of their full potential. Although efficient reference processes and innovative development approaches exist companies prefer the application of established methods and tools. The shift towards new development approaches takes place slowly and step by step to avoid a negative impact on running…

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MediaNight SS2015

Today, Juli 2nd 2015, at 18.00 the MediaNight is on at the Stuttgart Media University! About one hundred of innovative and exiting student projects will be presented this semester. This year I supervised eight Master-projects and six Bachelor-projects. Two of the Master and all Bachelor-projects are shown tonight. If you are interested, visit us and enjoy…

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6th Apps to Automotive Conference 2015

The Apps to Automotive (A2A) conference takes place once a year in Esslingen, near Stuttgart. Since the beginning I am a member of the A2A program committee. This year (June, 11th 2015) I also took part as presenter and talked about two contemporary projects: Auto Play and the Telematics App-Challenge. Auto Play Together with Steffen…

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CfP Advances in Mobile Video Networking

Download the Call for Papers here: CFP-Hindawi MIS Recent years have witnessed the remarkable growing dominance of video appli- cations in worldwide mobile network traffic. The latest advances in video coding, processing, and transmission over mobile networks, smart mobile devices, and on-demand video services have all contributed to this global phenomenon. Both challenges and opportunities have…

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Visiting RMIT University Melbourne

After 26 hours flight with stop in Abu Dhabi, I arrived safely in the city of Melbourne, Australia. This is a picture taken from Albert Park, which is located opposite of my hotel:   I worked here as visiting Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), the largest University in Melbourne with over…

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