MediaNight Summer Term 2017

Today the biggest event of the year, the MediaNight,  is taking place again at the Stuttgart Media University. Please come and have a look at the great projects the students were working on during the last semester. Here are some snapshots of the projects I have supervised: Hamster is an app that helps you to…

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Thesis: Conceptualization and realisation of a client-server solution for location and name-based provision of heterogeneous map data

Abstract This bachelor thesis describes the concept and realization of a client-server solution to provide map data. The technologies used by moovel Group GmbH are introduced, followed by the development of a concept of how data can be provided and retrieved by a client. In this manner, demands have been defined in consideration of various…

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Thesis: Development of a mobile payment system

Abstract Though the desire to pay mobile is available, Mobile Payment is not established in Germany. This work aims to design and develop a mobile system to identify its strengths and weaknesses Another focus is how to raise awareness and acceptance for this system. Requirements and benefits of the system are determined and used to…

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Installing Custom Fonts on iOS

As I was testing the new iPad Pro concerning it’s suitabilty as a laptop replacement in my courses, I quickly found noticed that fonts were missing in my Keynote slides. So the question was, how do I install custom fonts, such as the HdM Frutiger font on the iPad. The solution is easy if you use…

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iBeacon Security

The 2013 first introduced iBeacon standard is still a fairly new technology that finds increasingly wider applications. When dealing with new technologies like the iBeacon protocol, it is important to consider issues relevant to security to enable companies and users to protect themselves from attacks and security vulnerabilities early on. The aim of this thesis…

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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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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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