ATTENTION: This is a web archive! The IMS Group was split up in 2018 and does not exist anymore. Recent work of former members can be found at the VR/AR Group and the Computer Vision Group.

Interactive Media Systems, TU Wien

Hannes Kaufmann

Mag. Dr. — Position: Univ. Prof.


Office 1040 Wien, Favoritenstrasse 9 Room HD0405 Map
Office Hours By Appointment
Phone +43-1-58801-18860
Fax +43-1-58801-18898

Research Interests

  • (Mobile) Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • Real-time ray-tracing for AR
  • "Holodeck Technologies" & Interfaces (Redirected Walking, Haptic Feedback,...)
  • Tracking Technologies and Applications
    • Wide Area Tracking
    • Motion Capture
  • Psychological topics in AR (Cyberpsychology)
  • Education in Augmented Reality
  • Medical Applications of VR/AR
  • 3D User Interface Design
  • AR/VR and CAD Integration


PhD thesis on Geometry Education with Augmented Reality.
Habilitation on Applications of Mixed Reality. Book webpage.

Recent Awards

Winner of the Futurezone Award in the category "Smart Invention"
3rd Place at TUN Price 2016
Nominee of the Houska Price 2015.
Winner of the INiTS Award 2013.
Winner of the Kardinal-Innitzer-Förderpreis 2013.
Best Paper Award “Autonomous Flight using a Smartphone as On-Board Processing Unit in GPS-Denied Environments”, 11th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia, 2013.


Private Interests