The Interactive Systems research group was founded in 2000 by Prof. Martin Hitz. Its core competencies span the areas of usability engineering, novel interaction mechanisms, non-classical user interfaces, cognitive psychology in the context of user interfaces, smart homes control and interaction, design and modelling of information systems. In all of these areas, the group is focusing its research activities on various aspects of “user-friendliness” of interest in the future, i.e.:
Besides its activities in basic research, the group maintains several co-operations with scientific and industrial partners (research and consulting projects).
JAMES - Intelligent Agent based Multiservice Environment for Smarthomes
The one stop shop for private owners interested in equipping their home with state of the art smart home technology.
The awarded product, their "electronic Sales Process Optimizer eSPO", is built around Ronald Linasi's master thesis on a funnel-based process visualization.