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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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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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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Cross-Platform Mobile-App Development by Example: Web-Shop

As part of this bachelor thesis, in collaboration with LIGADIGITAL AG, a mobile app for the customer JADES (www.jades24.com) has been developed. The present study is the concomitant theoretical consideration of the topic. The aim of this project was to develop a mobile app for the frontend of the web shop, which should first be…

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Over-The-Air Configuration of iOS Devices

Object of the presented work is a concept of a solution for over-the-air configuration of iOS-Devices in companies. This solution can organize and change the configurations of over 1000 devices. After the functional specification of requirements was worked out, there was developed a functional conception of the configuration tool. This conception follows a technical analysis…

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