Publications

I published several research articles in journals, conference or workshop proceedings. Further, I published and hold several patents.

Research Articles

Until today, I have co-authored 50 research papers. I am the first author of 4 journal articles, 10 conference papers, and 4 workshop papers. According to Google Scholar my h-index is 15. Some PDFs might be pre-prints and therefore slightly differ from the final print version.

2017

  • Okoshi, Tadashi; Exler, Anja; Voit, Alexandra; Weber, Dominik; Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Henze, Niels; Gehring, Sven; Böhmer, Matthias; Kim, Seungjun; Pojovic, Veljko – UbiTtention: 2nd International Workshop on Smart & Ambient Notification and Attention Management, Workshop in conjunction with UbiComp 2017, Maui, Hawaii, USA.
  • Timmermann, Janko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko;  Boll, Susanne – HeartBeat: Tactile Support for Keeping a Target Heart Rate. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 10.

2016

  • Myounghoon, Jeon; Politis, Ioannis; Shlandover, Steven; Sutter, Christine; Terken, Jacques; Poppinga, Benjamin – Towards Life-Long Mobility: Accessible Transportation with Automation. Automotive UI, 2016, Ann Arbor, USA.
  • Voit, Alexandra; Poppinga, Benjamin; Weber, Dominik; Böhmer, Matthias; Henze, Niels; Gehring, Sven; Okoshi, Tadashi; Pejovic, Veljko – UbiTtention: Smart & Ambient Notification and Attention Management. Workshop at UbiComp, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Weber, Dominik; Poppinga, Benjamin; Sahami Shirazi, Alireza; Pielot, Martin; Gehring, Sven; Okoshi, Tadashi; Henze, Niels – Smarttention, Please! 2nd International Workshop on Intelligent Attention Management on Mobile Devices. Workshop at MobileHCI, 2016, Florence, Italy.
  • Timmermann, Janko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – HeartBeat: Tactile Support for Keeping a Target Heart Rate. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, 2016.

2015

  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Henze, Niels; Oliver, Nuria; Church, Karen; Sahami Shirazi, Alireza – Smarttention, Please! Intelligent Attention Management on Mobile Devices. Workshop at MobileHCI, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Fortmann, Jutta; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Real-Life Experiences with an Adaptive Light Bracelet. British HCI, 2015, Lincoln, UK. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin – Sensor-Supported Unsupervised Observation Techniques for Field Studies. Dissertation. OlWIR Verlag für Wirtschaft, Informatik und Recht, ISBN-13 978-3-95599-019-0. PDF

2014

  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Fortmann, Jutta; Müller, Heiko; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – IllumiMug: Revealing Imperceptible Characteristics of Drinks. Poster at NordiHCI, 2014, Helsinki, Finland. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Sahami Shirazi, Alireza; Henze, Niels; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Understanding Shortcut Gestures on Mobile Touch Devices. MobileHCI, 2014, Toronto, Canda. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Unobtrusive Observation of Cycling Tourists in the Wild. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI). 6(4), pp. 22–41.
  • Boll, Susanne; Heuten, Wilko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Müller, Heiko; Fortmann, Jutta; Timmermann, Janko; Meyer, Jochen – Interaktive Systeme für die persönliche Gesundheit (engl. Interactive Systems for Personal Health). Informatik Spektrum, Issue 5/2014. Springer
  • Timmermann, Janko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – HeartBeat Demonstrator: Tactile Support for Keeping a Target Heart Rate. Demo at Pervasive Health, 2014, Oldenburg, Germany.
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – NavMem Explorer: An Orientation Aid for People with Mild Cognitive Impairments. Pervasive Health, 2014, Oldenburg, Germany. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Sensor-based Identification of Opportune Moments to Trigger Unobtrusive Notifications. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 13(1), pp. 22–29. IEEE Xplore, PDF

2013

  • Kumar, Chandan; Poppinga, Benjamin; Häuser, Daniel; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Assessing End-User Interaction for Multi-Criteria Local Search with Heatmap and Icon-based Visualizations. MAPINTERACT, 2013, Orlando, USA.
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Oehmcke, Stefan; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Storyteller: In-Situ Reflection on Study Experiences. Demo at MobileHCI 2013, Munich, Germany. PDF
  • Timmermann, Janko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – TimedNavigation – A Time-based Navigation Approach. Demo at MobileHCI 2013, Munich, Germany. PDF
  • Kumar, Chandan; Poppinga, Benjamin; Häuser, Daniel; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Geovisual Interfaces To Find Suitable Urban Regions For Citizens: A User-Centered Requirement Study. Workshop on Human Interfaces for Civic and Urban Engagement (HiCUE). Adjunct Proceedings of UbiComp 2013, Zurich, Swizerland. PDF
  • Müller, Heiko; Fortmann, Jutta; Poppinga, Benjamin; Aliakseyeu, Dzmitry; Mason, Jon; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Need a Light? Workshop on Mobile Light Information Displays. In conjunction with MobileHCI, 2013, Munich, Germany.
  • Fortmann, Jutta; Stratmann, Tim Claudius; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne; Heuten, Wilko – Make Me Move at Work! An Ambient Light Display to Increase Physical Activity. Pervasive Health, 2013, Venice, Italy. PDF
  • Müller, Heiko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Keeping Groups Together with a Public/Private Light Display. Interactive City Lighting Workshop in conjunction with CHI, 2013, Paris, France. PDF

2012

  • Henze, Niels; Poppinga, Benjamin – Measuring Latency of Touch and Tactile Feedback in Touchscreen Interaction Using a Mobile Game. Third Workshop on Research in the Large in conjunction with MobileHCI, 2012, San Francisco, USA. PDF
  • Timmermann, Janko; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne; Heuten, Wilko – HapticPulse – Reveal your Heart Rate in Physical Activities. Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (HAID), 2012, Lund, Sweden. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Towards an Objective Comparison of Scanning-Based Interaction Techniques. Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (HAID), 2012, Lund, Sweden. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Henze, Niels; Fortmann, Jutta; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – AmbiGlasses – Information in the Periphery of the Visual Field. Mensch & Computer, 2012, Konstanz, Germany. PDF (Honorable Mention Paper Award!)
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Tacticycle: Supporting Exploratory Bicycle Trips. Mobile HCI, 2012, San Francisco, USA. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Cramer, Henriette; Böhmer, Matthias; Morrison, Alistair; Bentley, Frank; Henze, Niels; Rost, Mattias; Michahelles, Florian – Research in the Large 3.0 – App Stores, Wide Distribution, and Big Data in MobileHCI Research. Workshop at MobileHCI, 2012, San Francisco, USA. Website
  • Müller, Heiko; Fortmann, Jutta; Pielot, Martin; Hesselmann, Tobias; Poppinga, Benjamin; Henze, Niels; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – AmbiX: Designing Ambient Light Information Displays. Designing Interactive Lighting Workshop in conjunction with Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), 2012, Newcastle, UK. PDF
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – PocketNavigator: Studying Tactile Navigation Systems In-Situ. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2012, Austin, USA. PDF
  • Hesselmann, Tobias; Gollücke, Volker; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Drawing Shapes and Lines: Spawning Objects on Interactive Tabletops. Extended Abstracts. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2012, Austin, USA. PDF

2011

  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – 6th Senses for Everyone! The Value of Multimodal Feedback in Handheld Navigation Aids. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), 2011, Alicante, Spain. PDF
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Heuten, Wilko; Schang, Jeschua; Boll, Susanne – A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation. INTERACT 2011, Lisboa, Portugal. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Evaluating Mobile Accessible Applications is a Challenge: Can the Virtual Observer be a Proper Solution? Mobile Accessibility Workshop in conjunction with INTERACT 2011, Lisboa, Portugal. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Magnusson, Charlotte; Pielot, Martin; Rassmus-Gröhn Kirsten – TouchOver Map: Audio-Tactile Exploration of Interactive Maps. MobileHCI 2011, Stockholm, Sweden. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Timmermann, Janko; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne – Stress Aware: An Investigation of Everyday Real-Time Stress Feedback, Mobile Wellness Workshop in conjunction with MobileHCI 2011, Stockholm, Sweden. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Henze, Niels; Boll, Susanne – Unsupervised User Observation in the App Store: Experiences with the Sensor-based Evaluation of a Mobile Pedestrian Navigation Application, Wi: Journal of Mobile Media, Spring 2011, Website.
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – A Tactile Friend Sense for Keeping Groups Together, CHI Extended Abstracts 2011, Vancouver, Canada. PDF
  • Meyer, Jochen; Poppinga, Benjamin – Distributed Personal Archives: Deriving Health Profiles from the Web, 2nd Workshop on Information Access for Personal Media Archives in conjunction with ECIR European Conference on Information Retrieval 2011, 18.04.2011, Dublin, Ireland. PDF
  • Henze, Niels; Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Schinke, Torben; Boll, Susanne – My App is an Experiment: Experience from User Studies in Mobile App Stores, International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction. PDF

2010

  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Henze, Niels; Boll, Susanne – Unsupervised User Observation in the App Store: Experiences with the Sensor-based Evaluation of a Mobile Pedestrian Navigation Application, Observing the Mobile User Experience Workshop in conjunction with NordiCHI 2010, 17.10.2010, Reykjavik, Iceland. PDF
  • Henze, Niels; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – Experiments in the Wild: Public Evaluation of Off-Screen Visualizations in the Android Market, NordiCHI 2010, 16. – 20.10.2010, Reykjavik, Iceland. PDF
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – PocketNavigator: Vibro-Tactile Waypoint Navigation for Everyday Mobile Devices, Mobile HCI 2010, 07. – 10.09.2010, Lisboa, Portugal. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – An Experimenter’s Third Eye: Using the SenseCam as Ground Truth for Unsupervised Evaluations, SenseCam 2010 Symposium, 17. – 18.09.2010, Dublin, Ireland. PDF
  • Pielot, Martin; Vester, Björn; Kazakova, Anastasia; Brammer, Lennard; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – Natch: A Watch-like Display for Less Distracting Pedestrian Navigation, Mensch und Computer 2010, 12. – 15.09.2010, Duisburg, Germany. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – Activity Recognition Research is More Than Finding the Ultimate Algorithms or Parameters, How to do good activity recognition research? Workshop in conjunction with Pervasive 2010, 14.05.2010, Helsinki, Finland. PDF
  • Meyer, Jochen; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – Wellness 2.0 – Sharing Personal Health Experiences, Wellness Informatics Workshop in conjunction with CHI 2010, 20.04.2010, Atlanta, USA. PDF

2009

  • Poppinga, Benjamin; Pielot, Martin; Boll, Susanne – Tacticycle: A Tactile Display for Supporting Tourists on a Bicycle Trip, Mobile HCI 2009, 15. – 18.09.2009, Bonn, Germany. PDF
  • Pielot, Martin; Poppinga, Benjamin; Boll, Susanne – Understanding tourists on a bicycle trip “in the wild”, Mobile Living Labs Workshop in conjunction with Mobile HCI 2009, 14.09.2009, Bonn, Germany. PDF
  • Poppinga, Benjamin – Fix gezeigt: Beschleunigung als neue Art der Interaktion, iX – Magazin für professionelle Informationstechnik, Ausgabe 9/2009

2008

  • Schlömer, Thomas; Poppinga, Benjamin; Henze, Niels; Boll, Susanne – Gesture Recognition with a Wii Controller, Tangible and Embedded Interaction 2008, 18. – 20.02.2008, Bonn, Germany. PDF

2007

  • Poppinga, Benjamin – Beschleunigunsbasierte 3D-Gestenerkennung mit dem Wii Controller, Individuelles Projekt and der Universität Oldenburg. PDF

Patents

Creative thinking and using my ideas to advance society has always been my passion. As a person who works in the industry I file a lot of inventions and patents, helping my employer to have an advancement over competitors.

Granted Patents

  • DE102017200970B3: Procedures for documenting a journey of a motor vehicle. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-01-23. Granted: 2018-04-05. PDF
  • DE102018221999B3: Method for operating a lighting system with light from a motor vehicle, use of a lighting device and motor vehicle. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2018-12-18. Granted: 2020-02-13. PDF

Pending Patents

  • DE102016219764A1: A method for controlling a user interface, navigation device and motor vehicle with a navigation device. Assigned to AUDI AG. Co-Inventors: Andreas Blattner, Stefan Mayer, Hannes Mögele. Filed: 2016-10-11. PDF
  • DE102017201222A1: Method and system for machine learning. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-01-26. PDF
  • DE102017204896A1: A method for displaying a state of a vehicle. Assigned to AUDI AG. Co-Inventors: Sebastian Zieglmeier. Filed: 2017-03-23. PDF
  • DE102017205380A1: A method for providing information to an outside of a motor vehicle comprising a calculating means as well as motor vehicles. Filed: 2017-03-30. PDF
  • DE102017205626A1 and EP3385931A1: A method of operating a lighting device for one or more motor vehicles and motor vehicle. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-04-03 (DE) and 2018-03-29 (EP). PDF (DE), PDF (EP).
  • DE102017210688A1: Sound generating device for a motor vehicle and method for operating such a motor vehicle and with such a. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-06-26. PDF
  • DE102017211885A1: A method for requesting a Handelsguts in a communication device of a motor vehicle-external data server device, ordering means and motor vehicle with an order device. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-07-12. PDF
  • DE102017214656A1 and WO2019038141A1: Headlight for a motor vehicle and method for operating a headlight. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2017-08-22 (DE) and 2018-08-14 (WO). PDF (DE), PDF (WO)
  • DE102019201583A1: User recognition device for determining an identity of a user. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2019-02-07. PDF
  • DE102019201817A1: Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Kraftfahrzeugs, Deponiersystem sowie Computerprogramm. Assigned to AUDI AG. Filed: 2019-0212. PDF