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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Implementing an Ethereum Blockchain DApp

Wintersemester 2017/2018 In my Mobile Applications lecture (course Computer Science and Media) we have developed a mobile app that makes use of the Ethereum Blockchain framework and Smart Contracts. You can take a look at the result here: Thanks to Michl Zedler from Exxeta for the project idea and Pirim Rehm and Pascal Fecht for…

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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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Time-Tracking App for Research Project in Africa

In the course of my Masters course on Mobile Applications last summer, Hannes Buchwald and Simon Schuster developed a time-tracking application (timetracker.cc) that was used in a research project in Africa in cooperation with the University of Hohenheim. The idea was to find out what effect agricultural mechanization has on the daily schedule of African…

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Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation at the Innovation Day

The Innovation Day (last Wednesday, 23rd November, 2016) at the Stuttgart Media University was an exiting day full of interesting presentations and workshops. Together with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gruel and Prof. Dr. Arnd Engeln I presented our new Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation (MODI) which we recently established together with our colleague Prof. Dr. Uwe Eisenbeis. Together with the audience we conducted…

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Two more PhDs completed

Daniel Thommes (left) and Thomas Fankhauser (right) both finished their PhDs this year and can from now on proudly call themselves Doctor! During the past five respectively three and a half years I supervised them in cooperation with Qi Wang from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Christos Grecos (now Central Washington…

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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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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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Master Seminar Mobile Applications – Projects Winter Term 2011/12

The following projects were realized in the course of the lecture on Mobile Applications in the winter term 2011/12: iOS Terminal Mode Application Cross-Plattform Hessian Framework: Unicorn Mobile App Guidebook on Berlin (in cooperation with a large local publishing company) Remote Flashconfigurator (in cooperation with a large local car manufacturer)

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Mobile Recording of Subjective Test Drives

In cooperation with a large local car manufacturer, Philip Henzler developed a software for the iPad to track test drives. The car manufacturer currently works on paper basis and it takes quite long for the test drivers to get their results statistically analyzed as the information need to be manually transferred to a computer based system….

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