We are


We are looking for PhD students and developers with a passion for the development of novel textile interfaces. We collaborate with amazing partners and offer an exciting job and continuous innovation within a team of researchers and textile manufacturing experts.

Be part of a highly innovative and creative group, and inspire the world with us!

Internship Frontend Developer [f/m]
Internship Embedded Software Developer [f/m]
PhD Position Human-Computer Interaction [f/m]

We are

a team of researchers

We investigate large surfaces, create new interaction techniques, develop fancy prototypes, and change the world for the better – at least we try ;). We deal with software, hardware, prototyping, fabrication and we love coffee and cake.

We are

situated in Hagenberg

Inspiring nature. This is one term that describes our surroundings. We are part of the University of the Applied Sciences Upper Austria, and are located at the Campus Hagenberg. You can find our office at FH 3 Building.

We love

crazy ideas

The best ideas come from a diverse, interdisciplinary team. We like to tinker and stay curious. If you are interested in working with us, we are always open for new ideas.

Meet the Team

Our Creative Minds
Big Boss

Evelyn Hetzinger

Excel Fighter
Flexible Mind
Chair Lady
Security Guard
Idea Pusher
Hardware Guy
Sewing Mama
Sketching Princess

Current Students

  • Erik Thiele, BSc.
    Smart Textiles
  • Julia Hauptmann
    Smart Textiles
  • Sophie Drummer, BSc. (2017-…)
    Master Thesis
  • Jasmin Schachner (2017-…)
    Bachelor Thesis

Former staff & students

  • Iris Schaffer, BSc. (2016-2017)
    Master Thesis
  • Julian Erhardt, BSc. (2016-2017)
    Bachelor Thesis
  • Judith Wagnermeyer, BSc. (2016-2017)
    Bachelor Thesis
  • Maiko Usumi, MSc. (2017)
    Exchange Student
  • Adwait Sharma, MSc. (2015-2017)
    now PhD Student at the Saarland University
  • Christoph Walser, MSc. (2014-2016)
    Master Thesis
  • Teo Babic, MSc. (2013-2016)
    now PhD Student at BMW
  • Philip Maier, BSc. (2015-2016)
    Developer for ERiC
  • Martin Haiden, MSc. (2016)
    Master Thesis
  • Eva-Maria Grossauer, MSc. (2013-2016)
    now working at KISI
  • Barbara Schwankl, MSc. (2014-2015)
    Master Thesis
  • Werner Breitwieser, MSc. (2014-2015)
    Master Thesis
  • Andreas Hofer, MSc. (2014-2015)
    Master Thesis
  • Martin Bresler, MSc. (2014)
    Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Katrin Freihofner, MSc. (2012-2014)
    Master Thesis
  • Andreas Heimberger, MSc. (2013-2014)
    Master Thesis
  • Manuela Stieger, MSc. (2012-2014)
    Master Thesis
  • Jakob Zillner, MSc. (2012-2014)
    Master Thesis
  • Jakob Leitner, PhD. (2004-2014)
    Co-Founder of w’inspire, now working at Hoylu
  • Thomas Seifried, PhD. (2004-2014)
    Co-Founder of w’inspire, now working at Hoylu
  • Yan Xu, MSc. (2012-2014)
  • Patrick Greindl, MSc. (2011-2014)
    now working at runtastic, Austria
  • Toru Aoki (2014)
    Keio University, Japan
  • David Lindlbauer, MSc. (2011-2013)
    now PhD student at TU Berlin, Germany
  • Daniel Kaneider, MSc. (2012-2013)
    Master Thesis
  • Nobuhiro Takahashi, MSc. (2013)
    The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan
  • Markus Trapp (2012)
    University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • Alexandra Ion, MSc. (2011-2012)
    Master Thesis
  • Can Liu, MSc. (2012)
    PhD at in|situ| Lab in INRIA, France
  • Barrett Ens, MSc. (2012)
    University of Manitoba, MB, Canada
  • Yu-Ling Betty Chang, MSc. (2012)
    University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • Adam Erol Gokcezade, MSc. (2008-2012)
  • Roland Aigner, MSc. (2010-2012)
    now working at the Ars Electronica Future Lab
  • Martina Gassner, MSc. (2010-2011)
    Master Thesis
  • Sabine Gross, MSc. (2010-2011)
    Master Thesis
  • Christian Grossauer, MSc. (2010-2011)
    Master Thesis
  • Stefan Wasserbauer, MSc. (2010-2011)
    Master Thesis
  • Dr. Peter Brandl (2004-2010)

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