Researcher Profile

Jan Bobeth





Innovation Systems

Business Unit

Technology Experience


TECHbase Vienna, Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna


Area: Technology Experience

Field: Contextual Experience

Main Research: AAL, Mobile Services, Gestural Interactions, Immigrants, Smart Workplaces

Experience: User-centered design approaches with vulnerable target groups, mobiles services for social inclusion, gesture-based interactions in leisure and work contexts

  • 2010-2014: HCI Researcher
    CURE - Center for Usability Research and Engineering / Vienna, Austria
  • 2008-2009: Student Trainee and Graduant
    T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH / Dresden, Germany
  • 2012: Alex Carmichael award


  • Evaluating performance and acceptance of older adults using freehand gestures for TV menu control
    Author(s): J Bobeth, S Schmehl, E Kruijff, S Deutsch, M Tscheligi
    Conference EuroITV'12, ACM
  • User-Centered Design between Cultures: Designing for and with Immigrants
    Author(s): J Bobeth, S Schreitter, S Schmehl, S Deutsch, M Tscheligi
    Conference Human-Computer Interaction–INTERACT 2013
  • Tablet, gestures, remote control?: influence of age on performance and user experience with iTV applications
    Author(s): J Bobeth, J Schrammel, S Deutsch, M Klein, M Drobics, C Hochleitner, M Tscheligi
    Conference TVX'14, ACM

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