PROJECTS

Results of our experiences working with the conflicting demands of research, experiments and implementation.

Storytelling tool Journey

Thanks to its eye tracking technology, our experimental tool Journey allows for guided nonlinear storytelling in reminiscence therapy. Journey is geared towards caregivers for people with depression or dementia and aims to revive positive memories through stimulating material.

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Shape-Changing Interface

Our shape-changing interface "translates" dynamic attendance data into live action. Just like a living creature, the prototype reacts to the current data basis by moving and changing shape and color.

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inDAgo

As people become older, an increasing number depends on assistance in their everyday lives so as to be able to continue participating in social life. As part of the “inDAgo” research project focusing on the regional mobility of seniors in their everyday life, based on the example of the German city of Darmstadt ...

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BESTÅBOOTH

BESTÅBOOTH is our experimental photo booth. It is named after the IKEA wardrobe that it is installed in. The idea behind it: What could an homage to the iconic black-and-white photo booths of Berlin look like in the year 2015? ...

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INTERMEM USER RESEARCH

Looking after people with dementia is one of the greatest challenges of our future. In the research project “Interactive Memories” (InterMem), UID is looking for ways to use digital media in order to “revive” memories of people with dementia ...

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INTERMEM PROTOTYPING

After extensive user research during our research project InterMem, we have chosen three approaches from the multitude of ideas and brought them to life in prototypes.

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RAINMINDER

The Rainminder door mat is an Internet-of-things installation for people’s front halls. When users walk on it on a rainy day, every step sounds like a step in a puddle. That way, the door mat reminds them to take their umbrellas on their way out.

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CO-CREATION

Our vast method knowledge in user experience design makes us the perfect partner for user-centered innovation. During a project, we conduct co-creation workshops in which we work on project-related issues and questions ...

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SWISSTOM

The electronic impedance tomography (EIT) developed by the Swiss startup company Swisstom makes it possible to measure the respiration in the lung in real time. Up to now, conventional imaging technologies such as CTs have only provided snap-shots ...

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MEMOTRAY

MeMoTray is a physical computing design prototype from the EU research project CCE (Connected Care for Elderly People Suffering from Dementia) ...

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HACK FOR AGEING WELL

We addressed this question when we participated in the AAL Hackathon “Hack for Ageing Well” on September 25 and 26 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Together with seven other teams, we spent two days (and a very short night) developing creative ideas for age-appropriate AAL solutions ...

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CONTACT

User Interface Design GmbH
www.uid.com

UIDlabs
Rankestrasse 8
10789 Berlin
Germany