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Today we are very happy to internally kick off our new project KARVIMIO. The overall goal of KARVIMIO is the research and development of an Artificial intelligence (AI) based Augmented Reality (AR) assistance system to support the OR team in order to increase process and treatment quality and patient safety.

IDAHOBIT is the international day against homo-, bi-, inter-, and transphobia. Since 2005 it is annually celebrated on the 17th of may to raise awarenes towards the discrimination aigainst the LGBT*QIA+ community. The HEX Lab supports diversity in science and society. We stand with the LGBT*QIA+ community and against discrimination of any kind.

The FAU has launched a crowdfunding campaign #FAU4Ukraine to support students in particular, but also researchers, teachers and employees of our partners in Ukraine. Every donation helps! https://www.betterplace.org/de/projects/82531-fau-innovationsfonds  

Vaishnavi Umesh is studying medical engineering with a focus on medical image and data processing in her master's degree. For the next three months, Vaish will support us as a student assistant in the project on automated screening and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders using virtual reality and machine learning. Vaish, we are looking forward to working with you!

We are glad that a new talent joins the team! Luisa Theelke is a specialist on applied pattern recognition in the area of digital health. Luisa is just finishing her Master Thesis at FAU and will work on Infection Prediction and Decision Support in Acute Care, investigating how new AI driven human-computer interaction interfaces can be embedded into clinical routines.

Today Sophie Jörg (https://people.cs.clemson.edu/~sjoerg/) visited us in the lab. She gave a very interesting speech in our Exergames lecture about how games can be used in VR research. Thank you very much for your visit and we are looking forward to further cooperation!

We welcome Constantin Kleinbeck to our team. Constantin will join us as PhD Candidate and work on a collaborative project in the area of mixed-reality anatomy rendering. He finished his Masters in HCI in Würzburg before spending some years in industry. He is an expert on VR, MR, and AR for interact...

We welcome Hannah Schieber (physically) to our team Hannah is just finishing her masters at Technical University of Ingolstadt and will join us as a PhD candidate in the area of collaborative multi-user systems in the medical context. She is an expert in machine learning for computer vision and sen...

Luis, our beloved guest professor from spain is unfortunately leaving us as he finished his time with us. Luckily, he may come back and he will stay part of our team as a affiliated researcher. We also have to say goodbye to Roland (for the time being), he will pause his duties to spend his interns...

The XR Hub Nürnberg asked people working in the field in the Nuremberg Area on the topic of XR and opinions and perspectives on XR in the health domain, during my transition time to FAU. Among some current demo's that considered the works with colleagues at TUM, the video shows some insights about the region and perspective of XR in germany. See the links in the details for the full video.