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DI Georg Regal

DI Georg Regal




Technology Experience

Competence Unit

Technology Experience




+43 50550 4539


+43 50550 4599


Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna


Field: Experience Measurement

Main Research: HCI, Prototyping, Interaction Design, User Interface Design, Mobile Applications, Accessibility


Georg Regal, is a junior scientist at the Austrian Institute of Technology. At AIT he is responsible for the design and development of interaction prototypes. Another focus of his work is accessibility and alternative input strategies for people with disabilities. Georg has been involved in various national and international research projects.

  • 2009-2011: Support for students with disabilities
    Vienna University of Technology / Austria
  • 2011-2014: HCI Engineer
    CURE, Center for Usability Research and Engineering / Austria
  • 2011: Ehrenpreis - UNIKATE Wettbewerb - Tinatel Mobil
  • 2013: Honorable Mention Award - MobileHCI '13 - Money on the Move - Workload, Usability and Technology Acceptance of Second-Screen ATM-Interactions


  • EdgeBraille: braille-based text input for touch devices
    Author(s): E. Mattheiss, G. Regal, J. Schrammel, M. Garschall and M. Tscheligi
    Journal: Journal of Assistive Technologies, Vol. 9 Iss: 3, (2015) ; 147 - 158
  • User-centred design with visually impaired pupils: A case study of a game editor for orientation and mobility training
    Author(s): E. Mattheiss, G. Regal, D. Sellitsch and M. Tscheligi
    Journal: International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction (2016)
  • From Bottom-up Insights to Feature Ideas: A Case Study into the Office Environments of Older Knowledge Workers;
    Human Work Interaction Design. Work Analysis and Interaction Design Methods for Pervasive and Smart Workplaces

    Author(s): V. Gattol, J. Bobeth, K. Röderer, S. Egger, G. Regal, U. Lehner, M. Tscheligi
    Publisher: Springer International Publishing; 2015; 83-96; 978-3-319-27048-7
    Series: Springer; IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; 4th IFIP 13.6 Working Conference, HWID 2015, London, UK, June 25-26, 2015, Revised Selected Papers
  • Money on the Move - Workload, Usability and Technology Acceptance of Second-Screen ATM-Interactions
    Author(s): G. Regal, M. Busch, S. Deutsch, C. Hochleitner, M. Lugmayr, and M. Tscheligi
    Conference 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Munich, Germany
    Proceedings ACM; Proc. MobileHCI '13; 281-284
  • Attention Approximation of Mobile Users towards their Environment
    Author(s): J. Schrammel, G. Regal, and M. Tscheligi
    Conference ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada
    Proceedings ACM; Proc. CHI EA'14; 1723-1728
  • Dots and Letters: Accessible Braille-Based Text Input for Visually Impaired People on Mobile Touchscreen Devices
    Author(s): E.Mattheiss, G. Regal, J. Schrammel, M. Garschall, and M. Tscheligi
    Conference 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Paris, France
    Proceedings Springer; Proc. ICCHP'14; 650-657
  • Capturing Mobile Experiences: Context- and Time-Triggered In-Situ Questionnaires on a Smartphone.
    Author(s): M. Capatu, G. Regal, J. Schrammel, E. Mattheiss, N. Batalas and M. Tscheligi,
    Conference 9th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research., Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proceedings Noldus; Proc. MB'14.
  • TACTUX: a tactile user experience assessment board
    Author(s): G. Regal, M. Busch, C. Hochleitner, P. Wokerstorfer, and M.Tscheligi.
    Conference 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational, Helsinki, Finland
    Proceedings ACM; Proc. NordiCHI´14; 983-986
  • Technology Experience Research: A Framework for Experience Oriented Technology Development
    Author(s): M. Tscheligi, S. Egger, P. Fröhlich, C. Olaverri-Monreal and G. Regal
    Conference 15th IFIP TC 13 International Conference , Bamberg, Germany,
    Proceedings Springer; Proc. INTERACT´15; 626-627
  • TalkingCards: Using Tactile NFC Cards for Accessible Brainstorming.
    Author(s): G. Regal, E. Mattheiss, D. Sellitsch, and M.Tscheligi.
    Conference 7th Augmented Human International Conference 2016 , Geneve, Switzerland
    Proceedings ACM; Proc. AH´16; 18
  • Insights into Internet Privacy for Visually Impaired and Blind People
    Author(s): G. Regal, E. Mattheiss, M. Busch and M. Tscheligi
    Conference 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Linz
    Proceedings Springer; Proc. ICCHP´16; 231-238
  • Using cognitive agent-based simulation for the evaluation of indoor wayfinding systems
    Author(s): H. Schrom-Feiertag, M. Stubenschrott, G. Regal, J. Schrammel and V.Settgast
    Conference 13th Conference on Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning, Eindhoven
    Proceedings DDSS; Proc. DDSS´16
  • Persuasive Information Security: Techniques to Help Employees Protect Organizational Information Security
    Author(s): M. Busch, S. Patil, G. Regal, C. Hochleitner and M. Tscheligi
    Conference International Conference on Persuasive T, Salzburg
    Proceedings Springer; Proc. PERSUASIVE´16

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