The research and development work carried out in the Medical information technology laboratory focuses on developing wearables, fitness trackers, and learning software. Educational research projects, nationwide research projects, and tasks conducted as part of contract research are carried out in these areas.

Research areas:

  • Wearables
  • Fitness trackers
  • Development of (educational) software for people with cognitive, mobility, and sensory impairments

Research areas

  • Health

    Current research projects

    • genesis - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis VisionTest - A concept for a comprehensive screening device to prevent amblyopia with children from the ages two to six - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis DeTaMaks - Promoting and maintaining everyday practical skills in people with mild or moderate cognitive impairment (in cooperation with the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Psychiatric University Hospital) - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis reading course - Exercises for children, adolescents, and young adults (in cooperation with the Faculty of Education for those with Mental Disability and Behavioural Disorders of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) - Prof. Helmut Herold

    Educational research

    • genesis - A learning, therapy, and play system for barrier-free play without restrictions - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis Matheland - An introduction to the world of mathematics through games for 4 - 8 year olds (in cooperation with the Schulmuseum Nuremberg) - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis Senior Nuremberg - Thinking fun for old and young (especially for Nuremberg) - Prof. Helmut Herold
    • genesis Senior Germany - Thinking fun for old and young (for Germany) - Prof. Helmut Herold