FEMtech - Women in Research and Technology

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Common projects

RoboGen: Gender-sensitive interaction with social robots

RoboGen develops a prototype with a learning agent, which makes gender-sensitive options accessible to all users via feedback from the users, thus enabling gender-sensitive human-robot interaction and a high degree of personalization. more

FEMroute – Consideration of gender-specific requirements for mobile services

So far the producers of mobility supporting systems have often used little more than fancy packaging and design to reach out to female customers. The underlying software solutions, however, usually have been remained unchanged. Female-specific factors in spatial perception and navigation were either not considered sufficiently, or not at all. This ignores studies that have shown gender-specific differences concerning orientation and strategies of path-finding. more