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Categories: Research

“+me” Award Wining Project

Twitter: https://twitter.com/plusme_me Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/autismplusme/ Journal and conference articles about the project: Özcan, B., Caligiore, D., Fosch Villaronga, E., ...

Awards and Grants

      “+me” project is selected as the best creative design in “New Technology” category, “Lazio Creativo, 2018”. “+me” project is selected as one of the best ...

Oral and Written Communications

DOMUS, “Beste Ozcan: +me” domusweb.it/en/news/2015/10/26/beste_ozcan_me_.html#tw DA, “Un dispositivo che aiuta a comunicare e interagire” ...

Designing “CASPER” Cognitive assistive social pet robots for hospitalised children

  During my stay in La Salle-Universitat Ramon Llull, I have developed conceptual designs and 3D prototype for CASPER social robot with the collaboration of Technical University of Catalonia, ...

Socially assistive robot (SAR) design

I have been working on developing guidelines for designing socially assistive robot designs. Here you can see the workshop that I have organized in New Friends Conference, Barcelona, ...

Invited speaker in the China’s Biggest Care & Rehabilitation Expo

+me project was presented in the CR’17 expo under the “The Belt and Road High-level International Forum on Assistive Technology——The 7th International Forum on Assistive Technology Innovation and ...

“Transitional Wearable Companions (TWCs)”

Abstract We present a novel concept of interactive devices, called “transitional wearable companions” (TWCs), usable to support therapy and foster social skill development in children with autism spectrum ...

Ph.D dissertation: “H+design: Time, Space, Human, Machine”

Abstract We are kept, unconsciously, captive by the sequence Past, Present, and Future. However, if we look at these concepts and make a deeper analysis, consciously, we know that the Past, Present and Future ...

“What if…: A Design Manifesto”

Abstract A new way of thinking about design depending on the unknown near future. To make designers more aware of the problems and also opportunities for new products that current developments in technology ...

“Progettazione e disciplina dell’esoscheletro: l’inestricabile coevoluzione tra umani e robot”

Abstract Quest’articolo descrive come sia stretto il legame tra esseri umani e l’evoluzione degli esoscheletri in termini di design, di regolamentazione e di necessità umane. Mentre gli attuali ...

“Are Designers Ready for the Future? A Cross-Cultural ProbeTest”

Abstract The current pace of new technological advancements is bringing a need for designers to adapt to change even faster than before and consequently bringing new needs for designers as well as for the ...