Researcher Profile

Dr. Peter Fröhlich

Dr.  Fröhlich

Function

Senior Scientist

Center

Innovation Systems

Business Unit

Technology Experience

E-Mail

Peter.Froehlich(at)ait.ac.at

Fax

+43 50550-4599

Address

TECHbase Vienna, Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna

Career

Area: Technology Experience

Field: Contextual Experience

Main Research: Human-Computer Interaction

Experience: User Experience, Automotive User Interfaces, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Mobile Spatial Interaction, User-centered energy

  • 2000-2003: Usability Researcher, Project Manager
    CURE - Center for Usability Research and Engineering / Austria
  • 2003-2006: Researcher
    FTW - Telecommunications Research Center / Austria
  • 2005-2011: Lecturer
    FHW - Vienna University of Applied Sciences / Austria
  • 2006-2011: Senior Researcher, Project Manager
    FTW - Telecommunications Research Center / Austria
  • 2014-2014: Guest Lecturer
    University of York / United Kingdom
  • 2011-2014: FTW - Telecommunications Research Center
    Senior Research, Area Manager / Austria
  • 2014-: Scientist
    Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) / Austria
  • 2010: Best Video Award at Pervasive 2010 conference (jointly with WikiVienna project team)
  • 2009: 1st Prize in the NOKIA UbiMedia Mindtrek Award 2009
  • 2006: Point-to-Discover (p2d) project selected as one of 10 success stories in FFG’s 2006 Annual Report
  • 2005: CHI 2005 Doctoral Consortium

Publications

  • Überprüfung eines musikalischen Ausdrucksmodells von Freude und Trauer durch musikalische Inhaltsanalyse
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, H. Wallbott
    Journal: Acta Musicologica, 72 (2000) ; 107-119
  • Enabling Spatially-Aware Mobile Applications
    Author(s): R. Simon, P. Fröhlich, and H. Anegg.
    Journal: Transactions in GIS, 11(5) (2007) ; 783–794
  • GeoPointing: Evaluating the Performance of an Orientation-Aware Location Based Service under Real-World Conditions
    Author(s): R. Simon, P. Fröhlich, and T. Grechenig
    Journal: Journal of Location Based Services, 2(1) (2008)
  • Realizing the Vision of Mobile Spatial Interaction
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, L. Baillie, and R. Simon
    Journal: ACM interactions magazine, 15(1) (2008) ; 15-18
  • WikiVienna: Community-Based City Reconstruction
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Musialski
    Journal: IEEE Pervasive Computing, 7(4) (2008)
  • Theme issue: Mobile spatial interaction.
    Author(s): P Fröhlich, R Simon, L Baillie
    Journal: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing , 13(4) (2009) ; 251-253
  • Comparing Viewing and Filtering Techniques for Mobile Urban Exploration
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, K. Masuch, and T. Grechenig
    Journal: Journal of Location Based Services, 5(1) (2011) ; 38 - 57
  • On the move, wirelessly connected to the world
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, A. Oulasvirta, M. Baldauf, and A. Nurminen
    Journal: Communications of the ACM, 54(1) (2011) ; 132-138
  • From Touchpad to Smart Lens - A Comparative Study on Smartphone Interaction with Public Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, J. Buchta, and T. Stürmer
    Journal: International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 5(2) (2013) ; 1–20
  • Snap Target - Investigating an Assistance Technique for Mobile Magic Lens Interaction with Large Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf and P. Fröhlich
    Journal: International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 30,6 (2014) ; 446-458
  • Investigating On-Screen Gamepad Designs for Smartphone-Controlled Video Games
    Author(s): Baldauf, M., Fröhlich, P., Adegeye, F. and Suette, S. (2015)
    Journal: ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) - Special Issue on Smartphone-Based Interactive Technologies, Systems, and Applications and Special Issue on Extended Best Papers from ACM Multimedia 2014, 12 (2015) ; 1
  • A New Testbed for Semi-automatic Usability Evaluation and Optimization of Spoken Dialogue Systems;
    Usability of Speech Dialog Systems – Listening to the Target Audience

    Author(s): S. Möller, K. P. Engelbrecht, M. Pucher, P. Fröhlich, L. Huo, U. Heute, and F. Oberle
    Publisher: Springer; Berlin, Heidelberg; 2008; 81–103
    Series: T. Hempel
  • “What Are You Viewing?” - Exploring the Pervasive Social TV Experience;
    Mobile TV: Customizing Content and Experience

    Author(s): R. Schatz, L. Baillie, P. Fröhlich, S. Egger, and T. Grechenig
    Publisher: Springer; Berlin; 2009
    Series:
  • Editors' Note;
    Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems: 10th International Symposium, W2GIS 2011

    Author(s): K. Tanaka, P. Fröhlich, and K. Kim
    Publisher: Springer; 2011
    Series: K. Tanaka, P. Fröhlich, and K. Kim
  • Editors' Note;
    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications Automotive'UI 14

    Author(s): L.Boyle, P. Fröhlich, S.Iqbal, G. Burnett
    Publisher: ACM; 2014
    Series: L.Boyle, P. Fröhlich, S.Iqbal, G. Burnett
  • A European Usability Forum: Collaborating on Strategic Initiatives
    Author(s): M. Tscheligi, V. Giller, P. Fröhlich
    Conference HCI International 2003
  • Usability Support for EU Projects. Experiences and Actions
    Author(s): J. Kirakowski, M. Tscheligi, V. Giller, P. Fröhlich
  • Fostering the Strategic Value of Usability: The European Usability Forum
    Author(s): Tscheligi, M., Giller, V., Fröhlich, P.
  • Increasing Interaction Robustness of Speech-enabled Mobile Applications by Enhancing Speech Output with Non-speech Sound
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich
  • ssive Text-to-Speech: A user-centred approach to sound design in voice-enabled mobile applications
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich and F. Hammer
  • Dealing with System Response Time in Interactive Speech Applications
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich
  • Non-Speech Sound and Paralinguistic Parameters in Interactive Speech Applications
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich
  • A User Study on the Influence of Mobile Device Class, Synthesis Method, Data Rate and Lexicon on Speech Synthesis Quality
    Author(s): M. Pucher and P. Fröhlich
  • The HTI Lab @ FTW: User Research for Telecom Systems
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, L. Baillie, P. Reichl, R. Schatz, F. Hammer, and G. Niklfeld
  • LiLiPUT - Lightweight Lab Equipment for User Testing in Telecommunications
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, P. Reichl, R. Schatz, L. Baillie, W. Weinberger, and F. Hammer
  • Comparing Conceptual Designs for Mobile Access to Geo-Spatial Information
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, R. Simon, L. Baillie, and H. Anegg
  • Beyond Location Based - The Spatially Aware Mobile Phone
    Author(s): R. Simon, P. Fröhlich, and H. Anegg
  • Adding Space to Location in Mobile Emergency Response Technologies
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, R. Simon, and C. Kaufmann
  • The LiLiPUT Prototype: A Wearable Lab Environment for User Tests of Mobile Telecommunication Applications
    Author(s): P. Reichl, P. Fröhlich, L. Baillie, R. Schatz, and A. Dantcheva
  • A Mobile Application Framework for the Geospatial Web
    Author(s): R. Simon and P. Fröhlich
  • Exploring Social TV
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, L. Baillie, and R. Schatz
  • Envisioning Future Mobile Spatial Applications
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, R. Simon, E. Muss, A. Stepan, and P. Reichl
  • The Point to Discover GeoWand
    Author(s): R. Simon, P. Fröhlich, G. Obernberger, and E. Wittowetz
  • TIDE: A testbed for interactive spoken dialogue system evaluation
    Author(s): S. Möller, K. P. Engelbrecht, M. Pucher, P. Fröhlich, L. Huo, U. Heute, and F. Oberle
  • Evaluating the Performance of an Orientation-Aware Location Based Service under Real-World Conditions
    Author(s): R. Simon and P. Fröhlich. GeoPointing
  • Getting the Couch Potato to Engage in Conversation: Social TV in a Converging Media Environment
    Author(s): R. Schatz, L. Baillie, P. Fröhlich, and S. Egger
  • A Lightweight 3D Visualization Approach for Mobile City Exploration
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Musialski
  • Walking on the Web - Combining User-driven Location Mapping and Mobile Visualization
    Author(s): M. Baldauf and P. Fröhlich
  • Regionalized Text-to-Speech Systems: Persona Design and Application Scenarios
    Author(s): M. Pucher, G. Schuchmann, and P. Fröhlich
  • Comparing Access Methods and Quality of 3G Mobile Video Streaming Services
    Author(s): M. Davies, A. Dantcheva, and P. Fröhlich
  • Visual Presentation Challenges for Mobile Spatial Applications: Three Case Studies
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Baldauf, P. Reichl, and R. Tobler
  • Hat off to LiLiPUT: Experiences with Lightweight Lab Equipment for Portable User Testing
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, A. Dantcheva, and P. Reichl
  • Exploring the Design Space of Smart Horizons
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, G. Obernberger, R. Simon, and P. Reichl
  • Supporting Hand Gesture Manipulation of Projected Content with Mobile Phones
    Author(s): M. Baldauf and P. Fröhlich
  • Location and the Web
    Author(s): E. Wilde, S. Boll, K. Cheverst, P. Fröhlich, R. Purves, and J. Schöning
  • Gestural Interfaces for Micro Projector-based Mobile Phone Applications
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl
  • The Ambient Tag Cloud: A New Concept for Topic-driven Mobile Urban Exploration
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl
  • KIBITZER: A wearable system for eye-gaze-based mobile urban exploration
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and S. Hutter
  • Augmenting the Driver s View with Realtime Safety-related Traffic Information
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, R. Schatz, P. Leitner, S. Mantler, and M. Baldauf
  • Evaluating Realistic Visualizations for Safety-related In-car Information Systems
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, R. Schatz, P. Leitner, S. Mantler, and M. Baldauf
  • Towards a mobile eye-gaze-based exploration of urban environments
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and S. Hutter
  • M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl. Touching the untouchables: Vision-based real-time interaction with public displays through mobile touchscreen devices
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl
  • Sex Differences in Orientation Using Mobile Urban Exploration Tools
    Author(s): K. Masuch, M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, E. Oberzaucher, and K. Grammer
  • Prototyping for Road-based User Testing of Safety-related Traffic Telematics Services
    Author(s): D. Schabus, M. Baldauf, and P. Fröhlich
  • The ROADSAFE Toolkit: Rapid Prototyping for Road-Testing Novel Automotive User Interfaces
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, D. Schabus, M. Fuchs, P. Fröhlich, and S. Suette
  • QoE Evaluation of High-Definition IPTV Services
    Author(s): M. Ries, P. Fröhlich, and R. Schatz
  • User-centered Quality Assessment of HD IPTV Services – Results from the FP7 Project OptiBand
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich and R. Schatz
  • Advanced Interaction Techniques for Handheld Mobile Augmented Reality
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl
  • Markerless Visual Fingertip Detection for Natural Mobile Device Interaction
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, S. Zambanini, P. Fröhlich, and P. Reichl
  • Investigating Safety Services on the Motorway: The Role of Realistic Visualization
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Baldauf, M. Hagen, S. Suette, D. Schabus, and A. L. Kun
  • QoE in 10 Seconds: Are Short Video Clip Lengths Sufficient for Quality of Experience Assessment?
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, S. Egger, R. Schatz, M. Muehlegger, K. Masuch, and B. Gardlo
  • Investigating the Effects of Test Clip Quality Distribution in HD Video QoE Studies
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Ries, K. Masuch, and R. Schatz
  • Prototyping A Mobile Routing Assistant for Optimizing Energy Scheduling and Charging of Electric Vehicles
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, S. Bessler, and P. Fröhlich
  • Investigating In-car Safety Services on the Motorway: the role of screen size
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Baldauf, S. Suette, D. Schabus, and M. Fuchs
  • A Scalable Framework for Markerless Camera-based Smartphone Interaction with Large Public Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and K. Lasinger
  • Real-World Drag’n’Drop - Bidirectional Camera-based Media Transfer between Smartphones and Large Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, K. Lasinger, and P. Fröhlich
  • . “Get off your car!” - Studying the User Requirements of In-Vehicle Intermodal Routing Services
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Baldauf, D. Schabus, U. Lehner, M. Jandrisits, and A. Paier
  • Prototyping Novel Automotive UIs with the ROADSAFE Toolkit
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, D. Schabus, P. Fröhlich, M. Kieslinger, M. Jandrisits, and A. Paier
  • Private Public Screens – Detached Multi-User Interaction with Large Displays through Mobile Augmented Reality.
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, K. Lasinger, and P. Fröhlich
  • A Research Framework for Visually Linking Mobile Services to TV Content
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, U. Lehner, and P. Fröhlich
  • The Augmented Video Wall: Multi-user AR Interaction With Public Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf and P. Fröhlich
  • Automotive User Interface Research Moves into the Fast Lane (Special Interest Group Session)
    Author(s): S. Boll, A. L. Kun, P. Fröhlich, and J. Foley
  • Defining Visual User Interface Design Recommendations for Highway Traffic Management Centres
    Author(s): J. Haider, M. Pohl, and P. Fröhlich
  • Peak Moments of Physical Mobile Interaction Techniques
    Author(s): M. Salo, M. Baldauf, P. Fröhlich, and S. Suette
  • Display Pointing - A Qualitative Study on a Recent Screen Pairing Technique for Smartphones
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, M. Salo, S. Suette, and P. Fröhlich
  • Context Based Adaptation of Semantic Rules in Smart Buildings
    Author(s): V. Kumar, A. Fensel, and P. Fröhlich
  • The Screen is Yours - Comparing Handheld Pairing Techniques for Public Displays
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, M. Salo, S. Suette, and P. Fröhlich
  • Live Traffic Camera Content in the Connected Car: Experiences from Motorway Experiments
    Author(s): P. Fröhlich, M. Baldauf, S. Suette, D. Schabus, M. Jandrisitis, and A. Paier
  • Civic Engagement Meets Pervasive Gaming: Towards Long-term Mobile Participation
    Author(s): U. Lehner, M. Baldauf, V. Eranti, W. Reitberger, and P. Fröhlich
  • Interactive Opinion Polls on Public Displays - Studying Privacy Requirements in the Wild
    Author(s): M. Baldauf, S. Suette, P. Fröhlich, and U. Lehner
    Conference Test, Testlocation
  • Software Ergonomie (2002)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Burgenland
  • Usability Engineering Project (2003)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Joanneum Graz
  • Software System Usability (2005)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Software System Usability (2006)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Software System Usability (2007)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Application development (2007)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Man-Machine-Interfaces (2008)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Application development (2008)
    University of Applied Sciences (FH) Vienna
  • Pilots in Mobile Interaction Design (2011)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Pilots in Mobile Interaction Design (2012)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Pilots in Mobile Interaction Design (2013)
    Vienna University of Technology
  • Video Systems (2014)
    University of York
  • Research in Interaction and Media (2014)
    University of York
  • Advanced Media Systems (2014)
    University of York
  • Pilots in Mobile Interaction Design (2014)
    Vienna University of Technology

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