AWE Europe 2017

The AWE is the worlds largest AR & VR conference and expo and it took place this year in Munich, Germany. I had the chance to take a look at the latest developments in AR & VR software and hardware and was really surprised to see that the general interest for AR seems to explode,…

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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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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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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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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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Building a scalable Client-Server Android Music Application

The goal of the thesis is to extend the Sony Channel Space Unlimited application with the possibility to work with a connection to an Internet streaming service like Sony Music Unlimited, where million of songs are available, and deliver the users a list of songs, which are the most similar to the selected one. The…

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