Welcome to Telecooperation

Welcome to the Telecooperation Website. The Telecooperation Lab (TK) represents a group of about 30 people at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science. Our research addresses Smart Spaces of various sizes (smart trusworthy mobile companions, smart products and smart cooperative work spaces, smart cities, smart infrastructures for energy distribution, traffic etc., smart online communities). Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser is heading this group together with several senior researchers and group leaders. Our lab is deeply involved in two national cooperative research centers: one on the Future Internet ( MAKI) and one on IT security ( Crossing). The lab itself is structured along three research axes (read more)

Featured projects and activities


Permulin: Mixed-Focus Collaboration on Multi-View Tabletops

Interactive tables are well suited for co-located collaboration. Most prior research assumed users to share the same...

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Leveraging the Hand Surface as an Eyes-free TV Remote Control

User input on television typically requires a mediator device such as a handheld remote control. While being a...

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da_sense is Telecooperation's data platform for Smart Cities. da_sense offers easy read and write APIs for sensor data,...

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CoStream: In-situ Co-construction of Shared Experiences

Mobile live video broadcasting has become increasingly popular as means for novel social media interactions. Recent...

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Xpaaand: Interaction Techniques for Rollable Displays

In this project we designed and developed a device concept and a prototype of a future mobile device. By featuring a...

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Noise pollution is ever increasing in urban environments causing major health problems. The European
Union acknowledges...

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Member of TK awarded prestigious national Software Campus sponsorship:

Software Campus is a new German government initiative for excellent young computer scienceresearchers proven to have...

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GTNA - Graph-Theoretic Network Analyzer

GTNA is a Java-based framework that allows for the graph-theoretic analysis of arbitrary network topologies. Snapshots...

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Hybrid Interactive Surfaces

Interactive tabletop displays are increasingly wide-spread. They provide very natural ways of interacting with digital...

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PaperVideo: Interacting with Videos On Multiple Paper-like Displays

Sifting and sense-making of video collections are important tasksin many professions. In contrast to sense-making of...

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dialog+: Intelligent House Control with Speech

Dialog concepts for enabling a smart command & control interface via voice in a house environment. In combination with a...

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Max Mühlhäuser, Werner Sesink, Andreas Kaminski, Jürgen Steimle (Hrsg.) 

Interdisciplinary Approaches to...

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Traditional paper remains a key medium in many domains of our daily lives. We use handwritten grocery lists, we sign...

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Social IPTV

“P2P-based Social IPTV” project defines an advanced TV service efficiently integrating the legacy
IPTV service and...

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HD-Version des Virtuellen Dirigenten mit digitalem Notenpult

Das Fachgebiet Telekooperation am Fachbereich Informatik der TU Darmstadt und die Media Computing Group der RWTH Aachen...

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The history and current research activities of our Lab are described in our recent brochure.

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