Wettach

Herr Reto Wettach

Design of Physical and Virtual Interfaces and Service Design

Reto Wettach
Sprechzeiten Mittwoch 9–10 Uhr
Telefon +49 331 580-1456 / +49 331 580-1401 (Sekretariat)
Haus / Raum D/204
E-Mail wettach­ (at) fh-potsdam.de
PLZ 14469
Ort Potsdam
Anschrift Kiepenheuerallee 5
Organisation (Fachbereich / Einheit) Fachbereich Design
Fachbereich Design Professor_innen

Geb. 1967 in Le Locle, Schweiz

 

Current Activities

University Administration:

Senator (member of the steering committee)
Director of IDL (Interaction Design Lab) at FH Potsdam

Research Topics:

Physical Interaction Design

User Experience Design

Service Design

Tools for Designers

Sustainable Interaction Design 

Data Visualisation

Consulting:

Design Director at IXDS 

Other Involvements:

Co-Founder at sunride
Co-Founder at Fritzing

Education

1987–90
Apprenticeship for stone mason

1991–93
TU-Berlin: Mechanical Engineering

1992–96
UdK Berlin: Industrial Design with Prof. Hans (Nick) Roericht

1997
Tohoku University, Japan: Japanese Culture

Work

1990–91
Assistant to artist Volker Bartsch, Berlin

1995
Freelance Designer with Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Wuppertal
Junior Designer at IDEO, Palo Alto

1996
Design Researcher with Daimler AG, Berlin, »Society and Technology Research Group«

Design Researcher with Prof. Wolfgang Jonas and Steinbeis Foundation

1997
Designer with per – Product Entwicklung Roericht, Ulm

1998–2002
Senior Interaction Designer at Sony, Japan

Teaching

1995
Teaching Assistant at California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco

1996
Guest Lecturer at Technical University Ankara
Guest Lecturer at University of Art and Design, Halle

2000
Initiator of a design research project between students from Berlin and Sony Tokyo

2000–02
Member of steering committee for Sony's involvement at the MIT Boston

2003–04
Guest Lecturer at KaosPilots, Aarhus, Denmark

2004
Associate Professor at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea
Guest Lecturer at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, London

Publications

Meier, Anita, Matthies, Dennys, and Wettach, Reto. "Exploring vibrotactile feedback on the body and foot for the purpose of pedestrian navigation." Proceedings of the 2nd international Workshop on Sensor-based Activity Recognition and Interaction. ACM, 2015.

Nancy Birkhölzer, Katina Soestmann, Reto Wettach. "Startup Thinking - A new approach to service design." Touchpoint Magazine, Journal of Service Design Network. 05.2105

Oswald, Patrick, Jordi Tost, and Reto Wettach."i. Ge: Exploring New Game Interaction Metaphors with Interactive Projection." Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. ACM, 2015. 

Oswald, Patrick, Jordi Tost, and Reto Wettach. "The real augmented reality: real-time game editor in a spatial augmented environment." Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology. ACM, 2014. 

Landstorfer, Johannes, Ivo Herrmann, Jan-Erik Stange, Marian Dörk, and Reto Wettach. "Weaving a Carpet from Log Entries: A Network Security Visualization Built with Co-creation." IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology. 2014.

Stange, Jan-Erik, Marian Dörk, Johannes Landstorfer, and Reto Wettach. "Visual filter: graphical exploration of network security log files." Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security. ACM, 2014.

Matthies, Denys JC, Jan-Niklas Antons, Frank Heidmann, Reto Wettach, and Robert Schleicher. "NeuroPad: use cases for a mobile physiological interface." Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design. ACM, 2012.

Frischmann, Fabian, Andreas Schüßler, and Reto Wettach. "Heavy Cash."Interaktive Kulturen: Workshop-Band: Proceedings der Workshops der Mensch & Computer 2010-10. Fachübergreifende Konferenz für Interaktive und Kooperative Medien, DeLFI 2010-die 8. E-Learning Fachtagung Informatik der Gesellschaft für Informatik eV und der Entertainment Interfaces 2010. Logos Verlag, 2010.

Löwe, Matthias, Omer Yosha, Alexander Krause, Reto Wettach, and Nils Krüger. "valeo: alienation gesture-enhanced tactile pain logging."Proceedings of the fourth international conference on Tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction. ACM, 2010. 

Knörig, André, Reto Wettach, and Jonathan Cohen. "Fritzing: a tool for advancing electronic prototyping for designers." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Togler, Jonas, Fabian Hemmert, and Reto Wettach. "Living interfaces: the thrifty faucet." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Burneleit, Eva, Fabian Hemmert, and Reto Wettach. "Living interfaces: the impatient toaster." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Roy, Miriam, Fabian Hemmert, and Reto Wettach. "Living interfaces: the intimate door lock." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Hemmert, Fabian, Susann Hamann, and Reto Wettach. "The digital hourglass."Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Hemmert, Fabian, André Knörig, Gesche Joost, and Reto Wettach.  "Stick, Click n'Call: self-adhesive pressure-activated RFID tags for mobile phones." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction. ACM, 2009.

Eichhorn, Elisabeth, Reto Wettach, and Boris Muller. "Demo: Recording emotions with “MyInnerLife”." Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction and Workshops, 2009. ACII 2009. 3rd International Conference on. IEEE, 2009. 

Hemmert, Fabian, Gesche Joost, André Knörig, and Reto Wettach. "Dynamic knobs: shape change as a means of interaction on a mobile phone." CHI'08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2008.

Werner, Julia, Reto Wettach, and Eva Hornecker. "United-pulse: feeling your partner's pulse." Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. ACM, 2008.

Eichhorn, Elisabeth, Reto Wettach, and Eva Hornecker. "A stroking device for spatially separated couples." Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. ACM, 2008.

Hemmert, Fabian, Danijela Djokic, and Reto Wettach. "Perspective change: a system for switching between on-screen views by closing one eye."Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces. ACM, 2008.

Hornecker, Eva, Tanja Krakowski, and Reto Wettach. "All Around the Table."Position paper for CSCW (2008).

Hemmert, Fabian, Danijela Djokic, and Reto Wettach. "Spoken words: activating text-to-speech through eye closure." CHI'08 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems. ACM, 2008.

Wettach, Reto, Christian Behrens, Adam Danielsson, and Thomas Ness. "A thermal information display for mobile applications."Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. ACM, 2007. 

Knörig, André, Boris Müller, and Reto Wettach. "Articulated paint: musical expression for non-musicians." Proceedings of the 7th international conference on New interfaces for musical expression. ACM, 2007. 

Landstorfer, Johannes, Larissa Pschetz, Malte Kloes, and Reto Wettach.  "SocialButton-Mobile Technology Enhancing Social Interaction." Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies, 2007. NGMAST'07. The 2007 International Conference on. IEEE, 2007.