Blog about Semanux
5th October 2022Review: Webcams
Webcams have become part of our everyday life, especially in the past two years. Nowadays, such cameras are often already integrated into the laptop. They can be used to simply record videos for YouTube, participate in a video call or unlock the computer with your own face. With Semanux, however, much more is possible. ... read more.
30th September 2022Interview: Rehacare 2022
Last week, Semanux was at the Rehacare trade fair in Düsseldorf for the first time as an exhibitor. Besides interesting conversations with visitors and other exhibitors, our team was able to gather many other impressions. Therefore we asked Florian and Lukas how they experienced these four days of fair. ... read more.
8th September 2022Review: Foot switch with USB connection
Foot switches with USB connection are very easy to connect to a computer and use. They offer a wide range of applications: From muting in video conferences to use in games or as an alternative to mouse clicks or keyboard shortcuts. ... read more.
15th June 2022Interview: Professor Steffen Staab
About Semanux, eye tracking and the influence of artificial intelligence. As a Spin-off, we at Semanux are supported by two scientific mentors. One of them is Professor Dr. Steffen Staab. We conducted an interview with him to introduce him to you and to give you a special insight into his work. ... read more.
7th April 2022Interview: FORSCHUNG LEBEN Magazine
An interview about Semanux by Daniel Völpel featuring Florian and Raphael has been published in the latest edition of the magazine “FORSCHUNG LEBEN”. Learn more about our motivation, history, progress and plans for Semanux in the interview, which is free to access. ... read more.
1st March 2022Open positions: Marketing and Web development
As a spin-off from the University of Stuttgart, we at Semanux are taking the first steps towards growth. New employees are the focus of the strategy and at the core of Semanux. Therefore, we have created two new positions for student assistants who will strengthen our team! ... read more.
31st January 2022What the name Semanux means
Young entrepreneurs have realized that the name of their business is an important building block for the branding and identity of their start-up. Nowadays, the names of start-ups and their products are no longer chosen out of the blue, but with careful consideration. ... read more.
4th November 2021Interaction Hardware has arrived
We integrate a wide variety of input options into our prototypes. In doing so, we implement a so-called multimodal interaction, i.e., the intelligent combination of several input devices to enable flexible yet intuitive operation for all users. ... read more.
26th August 2021Application for EXIST funding accepted
Our application for funding through the first phase of an “EXIST Transfer of Research” program by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and European Social Funds has been accepted! We have been granted over 645,000 euros as support to develop a prototype and business plan for Semanux from September 2021 to February 2023. ... read more.
6th July 2021Talk: Cyber Valley Series
Raphael will speak at the virtual event “AI in Social Innovation & Impact” of the “Entrepreneurship Series” by Cyber Valley. He will explore the topic of social innovation and the impact of Semanux. The event will take place via Zoom on Thursday, 15th July 2021, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registrations are free and open for all. ... read more.
8th May 2021Gaze and Hum for Text Entry
In our research paper “Hummer: Text Entry by Gaze and Hum”, we have combined gaze control with humming sounds in a novel, hands-free text entry system. Our results were accepted for detailed publication and presentation at the most important international conference on human-computer interaction, CHI. ... read more.
18th February 2021Raphael defends his PHD Thesis
Raphael has successfully defended his dissertation “Improving Usability and Accessibility of the Web with Eye Tracking” at the University of Koblenz-Landau. In his dissertation, Raphael introduces innovative methods for using eye tracking to improve usability and accessibility on the Web, discusses their implementation as prototypes, and reports on the evaluation with users of the new methods. ... read more.