Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

Georg Gerstweiler

Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Bakk. — Position: Research Assistant

Contact

E-Mail georg.gerstweiler@tuwien.ac.at
Office 1040 Wien, Favoritenstrasse 9-11 Room HE0406 Map
Office Hours by appointment
Phone +43-1-58801-18823

Current

Realistic Indoor Path Visualization with Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance in Augmented Reality Realistic Indoor Path Visualization with Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance in Augmented Reality   (“ARPathVis”)
H. Kaufmann — Since March 2016 • Keywords: Indoor Navigation, Augmented Reality, Mobile Devices
Accurate navigation systems for large indoor environments utilizing visual features, which are able to provide real time 3D positions and rotations,…

Automated Architectural 3D Model Generation for Virtual Reality Walk-Through Automated Architectural 3D Model Generation for Virtual Reality Walk-Through   (“Virtual Architect”)
H. Kaufmann — Since July 2015
The proposed project addresses the interactive virtual exploration of buildings. Virtual walkthroughs of property are becoming increasingly popular…

Completed

Mobile Hybrid Tracking in Large and Changing Interior Spaces Mobile Hybrid Tracking in Large and Changing Interior Spaces   (“HyMoTrack”)
H. Kaufmann — January 2013 to December 2014 • Keywords: light field camera, mobile tracking, SLAM
The goal of this project is to develop a hybrid indoor tracking system for mobile devices like smartphones or tablets. The system will be…

Conceptional Development of image recognition engine for outdoor 3D objects on smartphones Conceptional Development of image recognition engine for outdoor 3D objects on smartphones   (“MusketIR”)
H. Kaufmann — February 2013 to October 2014 • Keywords: SLAM, 3D Outdoor Object Recognition, Large Scale Tracking, Mobile Tracking
The goal of this project is not only to track, but also to recognize 3 dimensional structures in open space with the use of devices like smartphones…

Evaluation of Modular Actuated Tangible User Interfaces Evaluation of Modular Actuated Tangible User Interfaces   (“ACTO”)
H. Kaufmann — September 2012 to September 2014 • Keywords: tabletop interaction, widgets, haptics, actuation, prototyping platform, Tangible User Interfaces
"Tangible Computing" is an active area of research in the field of human-computer-interaction. Its intention is the design of intuitive and…

Real-time Tunneling Measurement based on Infrared Optical Tracking Real-time Tunneling Measurement based on Infrared Optical Tracking   (“RTMIOT”)
A. Mossel — January 2009 to December 2012 • Keywords: Tunnel Measurement System, Realtime Infrared Optical Tracking
This project develops a system to perform tunneling measurement in real time based on optical infrared tracking. This stereo measurement system,…

ProFiTex - Providing Fire Fighters with Technology for Excellent Work Safety ProFiTex - Providing Fire Fighters with Technology for Excellent Work Safety
H. Kaufmann — October 2009 to September 2012 • Keywords: protective clothing, Fire brigade, textile-based system, personal protective equipment, emergency responders, work safety
The aim of project ProFiTex is to support fire fighters in their perilous work with a system that supplies mission-relevant information without…

Immersive interface technologies for life-cycle human-oriented activities in interactive aircraft-related virtual products Immersive interface technologies for life-cycle human-oriented activities in interactive aircraft-related virtual products   (“Vision”)
C. Breiteneder — November 2008 to June 2011 • Keywords: interaction, virtual cockpit, Visualization, immersion, virtual cabin
Although Virtual Reality (VR) has demonstrated a significant potential for interactive applications on product and process development, the proven…

MediCubes: Design of a Health Monitoring Toy for Children MediCubes: Design of a Health Monitoring Toy for Children
E. Vonach — December 2013 to February 2015 • Keywords: Health monitoring, home monitoring, pervasive healthcare, storytelling toy, children, Tangible User Interface, sensors.
Especially for children monitoring their health can result in a stressful situation, even when conducted at home by their parents. Current advances…

ARTiFICe - Augmented Reality Framework for Distributed Collaboration ARTiFICe - Augmented Reality Framework for Distributed Collaboration
A. Mossel — January 2011 to December 2014 • Keywords: Virtual Reality Framework, 3D Interaction Techniques, Collaboration, Mobile Augmented Reality, Mobile Interaction, Low-cost Tracking Devices
This project aims on developing a flexible and powerful VR/AR framework build around on an off the shelf game engine (Unity3D). It offers rapid…