List of all the projects carried out at MI-ITI, past and ongoing, searchable by title, year and author.
The PIE News project aims at improving life conditions for the “new poor”: that 25% and rising of the European population composed of precarious workers, the working poor, people unprotected by safety nets, and young people who are no longer in the education system and experience dif culties in nding a job.
Beanstalk is a multidisciplinary project team created at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, in partnership with the Associação de Promoção da Madeira (AP Madeira). Our goal is to design and deliver a product to the board of the Tourism of Madeira that allows them to analyze trends in tourism and marketing – have a better understanding of what both locals and tourists visit, how and when – and further complement this with a transmedia experience that can potentially stimulate local economy.
MITIExcell will Improve M-ITI’s capacity in research and technological development, expanding human potential and promoting a critical mass of researchers with interdisciplinary experience in human computer interaction (HCI) seeking to investigate and develop humanistic and technological innovative solutions, that take advantage of outermost geographical position of Madeira to promote justice social, environmental sustainability and motivation of communities by new technologies and social networks. It shall also work on tools to analyze trends in tourism and marketing, complemented with transmedia experience. The three year project will be leveraging international Partnerships with Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Austin and University College London, in the R&D aspect.
Funded by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) under the Carnegie Mellon | Portugal Early Bird 2013 program (CMU|Pt EPB), this project seeks to understand and design for prolonged engagement with wearable activity trackers.
The “AHA: Augmented Human Assistance” project is a novel, integrative and cross-disciplinar approach of 4 portuguese universities, CMU and 2 portuguese industry partners that combines innovation and fundamental research in the areas of human computer interaction, robotics, serious games and physiological computing.
leapFROG M-ITI - Enhancing the Research and Innovation Potential of M-ITI through Human-Computer Interaction and Design Innovation
The goal of the project proposal is to seek funding in order to expand the research and innovation potential of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) of the University of Madeira through the hiring of an ERA Chair in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Design Innovation (DI).