With to signify GmbH, the Semanux GmbH has established an important distribution partner for Semanux Access Pro in Germany.
Florian was invited to present Semanux Access to a specialist audience at the care consultancy of the Siemens company health insurance fund in Munich.
In the 4C Accelerator, we have learned the basics about the challenges for a medical device in five months.
An incredible number of things have happened in the first year of Semanux GmbH. One product, three trade fairs and five awards. And we still have many more plans!
With Semanux Access, we make it possible to control Mac computers with your eyes. And we are apparently the first company to do so.
Our contribution to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations is recognized.
Experience Semanux Access now also on a Mac computer from Apple like the MacBook or the iMac with macOS.
Our advisory board member and co-founder Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab is head of the new Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Stuttgart.
Finally, you can not only purchase Semanux Access from our partners, but now you can also subscribe to it directly from us.
In Semanux Access 1.3, we offer the on-screen texts in 11 languages instead of two, including a matching virtual keyboard with word and emoji suggestions. We have also significantly revised the pause function with your feedback.
We were awarded first place in the information and communication technology category of the CyberOne Hightech Award for our innovation.
The "Hearconomy" podcast explains complex economic topics in an easy yet in-depth way.
Lukas presents the most important features of Semanux Access in a video tour from the Rehacare 2023.
Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH's 4C Accelerator empowers medtech startups to overcome the hurdles of the healthcare industry.
We were awarded third place in the Health-i Award out of more than 120 applications.
Our booth at the Rehacare trade fair 2023 was again a great success.
Semanux is nominated for the 2nd Stuttgart Innovation Award in the category Sustainability & Social.
Raphael was in Düsseldorf last Friday at the Handelsblatt headquarters to present Semanux in front of a top-class jury.
Semanux Access 1.2 integrates the Skyle from eyeV, you can integrate up to three switches via keyboard shortcuts and the Semanux Access Flex Edition is available now.
We were nominated as a finalist in the CyberOne Hightech Award in the field of information and communication technology.
Ramin presented our recognition of humming sounds using deep learning at the prestigious INTERSPEECH conference in Dublin.
The "Gaming without Borders" initiative, together with Congstar, honored Semanux Access as an innovation for inclusive gaming at Gamescom 2023.
Semanux Access 1.1 brings you a pause button, settings and setup lock, auto click enhancement and many more detail improvements.
After the great success last year, we will be present again this year at the Rehacare fair in hall 5 / C26.
Support us with your vote at the Health-i Award of the Handelsblatt Media Group and the Techniker Krankenkasse!
After almost a year in beta, Semanux Access 1.0 is now available.
The unveiling of the completely new design of Semanux Access at Rehab 2023 was a great success - also thanks to our partner Humanelektronik.
With Semanux Access, we were nominated as one of the best 50 submissions from Germany for the BMWK's renowned start-up competition "Digital Innovations" in the 2023 summer round.
We recently visited SAP in Walldorf and presented our first product, Semanux Access. It was an exciting day full of interesting conversations and opportunities to explore the use of our product and technology at SAP.
At Rehab 2023 we will unveil the completely new design of Semanux Access and present for the first time our product Semanux Access Pro in partnership with Humanelektronik GmbH.
We can finally present what has been in the works for some time.
At the Hannover Messe, we introduced our technology to representatives of the world's most important industrial companies at our booth.
From industrial facilities over operating rooms to vending machines. Visit us at our booth at Hannover Messe 2023 April 17-21 to experience our technology for hands-free control live.
Lukas visited five additional participants in the Semanux Beta at the the "Living with Disability Hamburg Parents Association" in Hamburg.
What implications do barriers have in companies? And how can the use of accessibility technologies promote more collaboration? These topics were the focus of the Microsoft Inclusion Conference.
At the KI-Garage demo day on January 27, ten emerging AI-based startups from Baden-Württemberg presented their innovations. With Semanux, we were awarded third place by the jury of experts.
What can each of us do to promote inclusion in the world of work? And how can technical solutions help? Raphael was invited as a speaker to present the vision and the product of Semanux at the Microsoft Inclusion Conference.
On January 11, 2023, Raphael, Ramin, Lukas and Florian, together with mentor Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab and Ruben Maier, signed the articles of association at a notary in Stuttgart.
The registration for the Semanux Beta is coming to an end this month. We are happy about the many users who have become part of the development of our software this year.
Gamepads are only for gaming? That's no longer true: Semanux combines the intuitive operation of game controllers with other input devices for better access to the Internet and the computer. No matter if with motoric limitations in the working world or if the computer is used for watching TV on the couch. When the keyboard is not accessible, our software makes it possible to use a gamepad.
We have reached the first place in the communication challenge of the GKV im:pulse Accelerator! In addition to a prize money of 7,000 euros, the accelerator will enable further collaboration between Semanux and GKV.
It's half time! At the beginning of August our beta testing phase had started. Now we are happy to tell you what has happened after the first three successful months of the Semanux software in action.
We are excited that our approach of artificial intelligence was selected to participate in the "Network Accelerator" of the KI-Garage. This gives us the chance to further develop and optimize our artificial intelligence over the course of three months with the support of the KI-Garage team.
Last Thursday, Florian presented Semanux at LIFEtool in Linz, Austria.
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.
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.
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.
You want a live demonstration of our Semanux software? We will be at Rehacare in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 14-17!
You want to know how to control your computer with the Semanux software using alternative input devices? For this purpose we have recorded 3 different videos.
The founders team is supported by Prof. Dr. Alexander Brem as a mentor on the business side. In this interview, Prof. Brem gives an insight into his work, his tips for founders and his motivation to support Semanux.
Finally, the time has come. We have started the beta testing phase of Semanux. From now on users have the possibility to test the software for 6 months for free.
As a Spin-off, we at Semanux are supported by two scientific mentors. One of them is Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab. We conducted an interview with him to introduce him to you and to give you a special insight into his work.
We were at the OTWorld 2022 trade show in Leipzig, Germany, the largest and leading international industry platform for manufacturers, distributors and service providers in modern assistive technology.
We were at the IRMA 2022 fair in Hamburg to learn about the latest products and technologies on the market, talk to people with motor disabilities and to exchange ideas with associations and companies.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“PARAplegiker” Magazin dedicated a special section in their current issue spring 2021 to us. The magazine is the most important German-language magazine focusing on paraplegia. It currently has a circulation of over 12,000 copies.
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.
We have applied for funding through the "EXIST Transfer of Research" program. The program is offered by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and is partly funded via the European Social Funds.