Welcome to AIT

The Advanced Interactive Technologies Lab is an Human Computer Interaction (HCI) research group within the Departement of Computer Science at ETH Zurich, led by Prof. Dr. Otmar Hilliges. The group is jointly affiliated with the Institute of Visual Computing and Institute of Pervasive Computing. Our research focuses on the intersection of human computer interaction, emerging input sensing technologies, signal processing, computer graphics and applied computer vision.

Latest News

Microsoft-ETH Joint Research Center awards grant for research on human-MAV interaction.
Our paper on motion sensing mechanical keyboards got accepted to ACM CHI '14.
Tobias Nägeli joins the AIT lab in October 2013.

Latest Projects


Type–Hover–Swipe in 96 Bytes: A Motion Sensing Mechanical Keyboard

Authors S. Taylor, C. Keskin, O. Hilliges, S. Izadi. To Appear inACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM SIGCHI), Toronto, Ca, Apr 2014


Digits: Freehand 3D Interactions Anywhere Using a Wrist-worn Gloveless Sensor

Authors D. Kim, O. Hilliges, S. Izadi, A. Butler, J. Chen, I. Oikonomidis, P. Olivier In ProceedingsACM User Interface and Software Technologies, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 2012 / runner-up Best Demo Award


HoloDesk: Direct 3D Interactions with a Situated See-Through Display

Authors O. Hilliges, D. Kim, S. Izadi, M. Weiss In ProceedingsHuman Factors in Computing Systems (ACM CHI), Austin, Tx, USA, Apr 2012