Brian Horsak having a look at the lab at the KU Leuven

Research visit at KU Leuven

This week Brian Horsak visited Prof. Ilse Jonkers and her “Human Movement Biomechanics Research Group” at the KU Leuven in Belgium. This trip was financed by the Erasmus+ Staff training program. During his stay in Leuven, Brian visited a total of three Biomechanics Labs of the KU Leuven and had some very interesting discussions with […]

UmBrello – Conference contribution published for Springer LNCS

A paper about the first results of our field trial with 30 elderly participants over the course of 5 month within the projects of Brelomate 2/ UmBrello was accepted! Over 200.000 data points were recorded and analysed in a first step. The constribution is titled “Improving user engagement and social participation of elderly people through […]

Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Follow-up project granted!

A follow-up project to our Children’s Knees project, which we have submitted to the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in 2017, was accepted. This is awesome news! The project is entitled: “Validity of several non-invasive hip joint center estimation methods for clinical gait analysis in a population of overweight and obese children and adolescents” The primary […]

IntelliGait at the GAMMA conference in Hamburg!

Two members of the IntelliTeam, Brian Horsak and Caterine Schwab, attended the second scientific conference of the GAMMA gait analysis society. The conference was organized by the Schönklinik Hamburg Eilbek. For two days, several researchers and clinicians mainly from Austria, Germany and Switzerland met to discuss new developments and clinical findings in the field of […]

Workshop Educational Institutions

On February 27, 2018 the fifth workshop took place in Hofstetten. This time we invited people from educational institutions, like a elementary school, or catholic training institute in Obergrafendorf to talk and discuss about Umbrello. We wanted to know what they think about Umbrello, how they could use it and which ideas they have to […]

Workshop local Trade and Business

On February 21, 2018 another workshop took place in Weinburg. This time we focused on local trade and business issues. Therefore we invited people who works in these sectors, they offer bio products in a small shop or own a electronic business and together with the Umbrello team they discussed problems, new ideas and their […]

R2V Checkup with tecnet equity!

The IntelliGait research team took part in a research2value checkup which was organized by Tecnet Equity. Main goal of this meeting was to develop a questionnaire which will help us to assess the necessities and needs of our potential future users. This questionnaire was developed as a semi-structured interview guide from a user-centered-design aspect. In […]

Workshop Social and Healthservices

On February 2, 2018 the third workshop took place in Weinburg. We focused this time on the two topics of social support and tele training/health. Therefore we invited people from the social and health sector. Together and in small groups new ideas were worked out and discussed. New perspectives and empirical knowledge of the guests […]

Workshop Regional Policy

On January 24, 2018 the second workshop took place. This time, we invited representatives of the regional policy to get to know their point of view. After a short presentation and introduction of the project, they wrote down their ideas and discussed them in small groups. Afterwards we collected all their thoughts on pinboards.