2018 Future Award Presented to the JKU

Univ. Prof. Alois Ferscha’s team was presented with the 2018 Future Award as part of INDTECH 2018.

The "Attentive Machines" project at the Institute for Pervasive Computing was selected for the award. The Attentive Machines project researches and develops attention-aware, self-adaptive machines pacing the interaction with human workers based on observed user attention and task performance and up-to-the-minute adaptation of the level of assistive support provided to human workers during the manufacturing, semi-manual assembly process.

The awards ceremony took place at the 2018 INDTECH (INDustrial TECHnologies 2018) conference. The European conference was organized as an associated event of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Prof. Berend Denkena (President of the Scientific Society for Production Technology) presented the award.