25,000 players were registered to play by day 20, the majority logging in to play every day … 80% of their activity time is played through the mobile app … a new improved version of iOS App has been released, enabling the real-time 3D view of the virtual boat …
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The business project âStoorm Flow: digital tools for human inspirationâ has won one of the ten finalist awards (in the Technological Based Company category) of the 3rd Valortec competition organized by ACCIÃ, Departament dâEmpresa i OcupaciÃ³ de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
ICCHP Young Resercher Best Paper and Presentation Award: Una investigadora del GTI guanya el premi ICCHP Young Research Consortium 2012 http://www.upf.edu/enoticies-recerca/1112/0723.html#.Uw9RKlKZioY GTI researcher wins the best paper award of the ICCHP Young Researcher Consortium http://gti.upf.edu/gti-researcher-wins-the-best-paper-award-of-the-icchp-young-research-consortium/ Google Anita Borg Scholarship: Susan MÃ¶ller Ferreira is a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Finalist 2012: Europe, the Middle […]
Susan Ferreira, Sergio Sayago, Ernesto Arroyo, Josep Blat (2011) Towards designing more accessible interactions of older people with Digital TV Why a PhD on older people, accessibility and Digital TV?, ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing(99), p. 24-29. Susan Ferreira, Sergio Sayago, Valeria Righi, Guiller MalÃ³n, Josep Blat (2011) Online iTV use by older people : […]
2013 Ferreira, S., Sayago, S., & Blat, J.. Working towards the digital inclusion of older people in Brazil: lessons learned from ethnographical studies of ICT use. Presentation in Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), pre-conference symposium. Cape Town, South Africa. 2013 Ferreira, S., Sayago, S., & Blat, J.. Designing accessible interactions for older people […]
Master and PhD Fellowships: 2009 & 2008Â - Complete PhD fellowship and Complete ME fellowship. Spanish International Cooperation Agency, AECI. Fellowship BECAS MAE. 2005Â - Complete MS fellowship. National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development – CNPQ, Brazil. Awards: 2013 & 2012Â - Finalist of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). […]
Digital inclusion research line aimed at understanding the relationship of groups in risk of digital exclusion with technologies.
TECNIOSPRING is an international mobility fellowship programme that gives experienced researchers the possibility to develop their research career in a TECNIO centre around the world.
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Righi, V., Rosales, A., Sayago S., Blat J. Older people’s strategies for building trust in online communities through an ethnographical lens. NordiCHI 2012 Workshop: User-Centered Trust in Interactive System
Title: Paper presentation at Mobile HCI 2012 Location: San Francisco Link out: Click here Description: JP Carrascal will be presenting his PhD research in Mobile HCI 2012. His work about “Understanding Annotations of Mobile Phone Calls“, have been conducted during his fellowship with Telefonica. Start Date: 2012-09-21 End Date: 2012-09-24
Carrascal JP, Oliveira RD. A Note Paper on Note-Taking : Understanding Annotations of Mobile Phone Calls. MobileHCIâ12. 2012. p. 9â12.
Title: ICCHP 2012 Location: Linz, Austria Link out: Click here Description: GTI PhD student participates on the ICCHP 2012 â Young Researchers Consortium (13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs). Tittle of the work: Towards understanding the interactions of older people with iTV: a qualitative study in three countries. Authors: Susan MÃ¶ller […]
“El Periodico” newspaper published the visitor behaviours research project at the Louvre Museum, currently developed by the GTI, collaborating with LiftLab and SENSEable City Laboratory at MIT. “El efecto Mona Lisa quia los pasos de los turistas en el Louvre“, in El Periodico, 6 of Febrary 2012, p28.
Yoshimura, Y., Girardin, F., Carrascal, J.P., Ratti, C., and Blat, J. (2012). New Tools for Studying Visitor Behaviours in Museums: A Case Study at the Louvre. In Fuchs, M., Ricci, Francesco., Cantoni, L. (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2012. Proceedings of the International conference in Helsingborg (ENTER 2012). MÃ¶rlenback: Springer Wien NewYork.
Nina Valkanova, Ernesto Arroyo, Josep Blat, 2011. PThe visitors, designing media facades to support links between people and places. In Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Design Research, IASDRâ11.
Andrea Rosales, Ernesto Arroyo, Josep Blat, 2011. Evocative Experiences in the Design of Objects to Encourage Free-Play for Children. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence â AmIâ11. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Do Different Hint Techniques Embedded in a Digital Game-Based Learning Tool have an effect on studentsâ behavior?
Kiira Hjert-Bernardi, Davinia HernÃ¡ndez-Leo, Javier Melero, Josep Blat, 2011. Do Different Hint Techniques Embedded in a Digital Game-Based Learning Tool have an effect on studentsâ behavior?. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence – AmI’11. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Andrea Rosales, Ernesto Arroyo, Josep Blat, 2011. Playful accessories. Design process of two objects to encourage free-play. In Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Design Research, IASDR’11.
Fostering an active participation of older people in local communities: preliminary results of an ethnographical study
V. Righi, S. Sayago, S. Ferreira, G. MalÃ³n, J. Blat. 2011. Fostering an active participation of older people in local communities: preliminary results of an ethnographical study. INTERACT 2011, Workshop on Human Work Interaction Design for e-Government and Public Information Systems, Lisbon (Portugal), Sept 6th, pp: 37-40