• ORBIT Workshop held at the European Tangible Interaction Studio

    Team members Hoorieh Afkari and Valérie Maquil participated to the 4th European Tangible Interaction Studio that took place online and conducted a workshop on "Exploring Opportunities of Tabletop Interfaces for Promoting and Analysing Collaboration".

  • Starting the third series of trials

    With a little delay, we started today with the third series of trials. Of course, we put in place a series of extra safety measures to ensure there is no risk of virus propagation. Nevertheless we are very happy to start again with the trials!

  • ORBIT Poster presented at the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces 2020

    Team member Hoorieh Afkari presented the short paper "Designing different features of an interactive tabletop application to support collaborative problem-solving" at the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces 2020, held in Ischia Island, Italy.

  • Article in newspaper "L'essentiel"

    The luxembourgish newspaper "l'essentiel", reports about our project!

    http://www.lessentiel.lu/fr/luxembourg/story/un-jeu-interactif-pour-ameliorer-la-collaboration-10999959

  • ORBIT Open day

    Event date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020 15:00 – 19:00

    Place: Campus Belval, Maison des Sciences Humaines, 11, Porte des Sciences L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette

    The research project ORBIT (Overcoming Breakdowns in Teams with Interactive Tabletops) is organising an Open Day to display the current version of its interactive tabletop aiming at inducing collaboration.

    Drop in and try out!

  • Starting the second series of trials

    Today we started the second series of trials. 7 participants tested the new version of the ORBIT application as part of a seminar on collaboration.

  • Participation to the Conference of the International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

    Team Member Svenja Heuser participated to the Conference of the International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, held in Mannheim, Germany, from July 2-5, 2019.

  • ORBIT is presented at the 17th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work in Salzburg, Austria

    Team member Patrick Sunnen presents our paper Designing collaborative scenarios on tangible tabletop interfaces - insights from the implementation of paper prototypes in the context of a multidisciplinary design workshop at the 17th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW) in Salzburg, Austria.

  • Starting the trials

    The first version of the ORBIT application is tested in a seminar on collaboration, organized by the project team for the employees of Ville de Luxembourg.

  • Participation to Workshop "Konversationsanalyse" in Berlin

    Team member Svenja Heuser is participating to the Workshop "Konversationsanalyse" proposed by Arnulf Deppermann in the Institute for qualitative Research in Berlin.

  • Expert Workshop with Timothy Koschmann

    Timothy Koschmann visited the ORBIT project team. We had a very fruitful trial and discussion of the first running prototype of the joint problem solving activity.

  • Publication accepted for ECSCW

    Our publication "Designing collaborative scenarios on tangible tabletop interfaces - insights from the implementation of paper prototypes in the context of a multidisciplinary design workshop" got accepted for ECSCW 2019!

  • The First Multidisciplinary Design Workshop

    Today we had a very productive workshop to try out and discuss first paper prototypes for the joint problem solving scenarios.

  • Two new ORBIT team members

    Svenja Heuser (doctoral researcher) and Hoorieh Afkari Roshkhari (post doc) join the team. We wish them a warm welcome!

  • ORBIT starts for three years!

    Today is the official starting date of the ORBIT project.

  • ORBIT is presented at the International 13th International Conference of The Learning Sciences in London

    Team member Patrick Sunnen presents the short paper "ORBIT - Overcoming Breakdowns in Teams with Interactive Tabletops" at  the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018 in London.

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