Dr Niels Wouters

Interaction futures

Dr Niels Wouters

Dr Niels Wouters is an academic specialist with the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces at the University of Melbourne.

He studied architectural design, computer science and human-computer interaction in Belgium, Portugal, Austria and Australia, and holds a PhD in architectural engineering from the University of Leuven. Niels investigates the design and functional qualities of media facades and urban screens, in order to create novel and compelling interactions between the urban realm, architecture and citizens. Dr Wouters currently advises the Science Gallery Melbourne on the creative and functional requirements of their digital media fit-out, including an interactive media facade and immersive exhibition spaces and learning spaces.

Dr Niels Wouters is speaking at

Interaction Futures

Interaction futures

Your gestures, voice, movement and gaze can now control how you use and interact with a smart device - how do you feel about your phone reading your body language?

Monday 20 May - Sunday 26 May, various times

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Biometric Mirror

Biometric mirror: Digital data and ethics in reflection

What can we see in our own reflections, what do others see, including the machines that capture our data in the many places we go?

Tuesday 21 May, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

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