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BMW i8
Head-Up Display

The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed by BMW. Inspired by its efficient use of fossil and electric power, we designed a head-up display concept, which focuses on the interaction between the two drivetrains.

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Credits

Commissioned by:
Fachhochschule Potsdam

Concept:
Patricia Dobrindt, Simon Martin, Jakob Flemming

Information and Visual Design:
Patricia Dobrindt

Animation:
Simon Martin

Lecturer:
Frank Rausch, Timm Kekeritz

2015

Intuitive Interaction

Intuitive human-computer interaction through the appropriate use of new input options. The Human Interaction Database (HID) support designers in the exploration and integration of new interaction principles in their projects.

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The Research

The development of human-computer interaction has reached a point where you can interact with a computer-controlled object through language, gestures, touch and many other new input channels. User interfaces, which enable the user such an interaction will be grouped under the term natural user interfaces (NUI).

These interfaces have one stated goal: To make the user feel familiar with the application from the very beginning. The learning process can be minimized by using interactions which are as intuitive as possible.

The thesis contains among other things 228 collected basic interactions which can be used in NUIs. They are subdivided in six main categories and three learnability groups.

The Product

To promote the use of intuitive interactions in this area, the collected interactions from the research phase have been arranged in the Human Interaction Database (HID).

It supports designer in the exploration and integration of new interaction principles in their projects.

Among other things, this database provides a broad overview of usable input options, their characteristics, an estimated learning curve and hardware and software required for integration. It focuses on basic interactions that can be combined with each other. The application also includes a brief explanation of the design process and a case study.


Feel free to contact me for further information.

Soundchair

The goal of this project is to find new ways to interact with digital content by using multiple sensors. It is an experimental approach to a new kind of interface, which could be integrated in the working environment.

The proof of concept focuses on the real time manipulation of sound files. It uses Arduino and Pure Data to generate and manipulate sound files, and outputs the result through the speakers of the computer, on which the application runs.

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Credits

Commissioned by:
FH Joanneum

Lecturer:
Josef "Seppo" Gründler, Daniel Fabry

2011

Decoded Conference

The Decoded Conference was a conference which combined design and code in one event in Munich. Speakers from fields like generative design, information design, gaming, interactive installations to physical computing gave a deep insight into their work and their process of development.

The first of three conferences took place in october 2010 and was organized by envis precisely and reppa.net

During my internship at envis precisely i designed the website layout and created drafts for the respective contents.

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Web

Making of

For this event we illuminated the facades of the HfG building, each with one laser and one video projector. We designed and organized the projection, and were also responsible for the technical realization of the event.

First the concept was tested with two video projectors on the 1:50 scale model of the building which also was used for projecting the results of the 5 days vvvv beginner workshop. Finally it ran on the facade of the Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd with two cinema projectors and two lasers.

Making of

We worked with a true 1:50 scale model of the building and had corresponding 3d files.

The concept includes the idea of analyzing and using typical aspects from the facades of the HfG building as the grid for our visualization.

Experience

She worked on projects among others for multinational automotive and consumer electronics companies as well as for Decoded Conference (rebranded push conference), Deutsches Museum, Landesrechnungshof Brandenburg

Publications

12/2018
PAGE magazine #367
Interview for the article "Konfliktfall Dark Patterns"
Publisher: PAGE Ebner Media Group GmbH & Co. KG

10/2009
WEAVE magazine #1
Color Carpet

06/2009
Format Magazin #4
Living Facade

Exhibitions

15. Dec 2013 - 28. Dec 2013

Frieder Nake - Licht ins Dunkel
25x50 Jahre Computerkunst

Gallery of Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany

Diverse contributions of generative artwork

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Patricia Dobrindt
Simon-Dach-Straße 3
10245 Berlin
Germany

phone: +49 (0)170 24 64 253
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www.patriciadobrindt.com

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