Dr. Oliver Hödl
Professor at the Department for Smart and Interconnected Living at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria • Lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Vienna • IT Consultant • Musician

Projects

13+ Mio. Euro grants • 40+ publications • 50+ supervised students • 11 years teaching of 15 university courses • 45+ IT releases • 100+ live concerts/performances/installations • 30+ songs composed • 4 records released • 1 film score composed

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EDDIE

Horizon Europe Innovation Action Project on Energy Data Spaces

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CAIML / SIG Energy

Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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BrickMusicTable

A LEGO brick-based tabletop sequencer for musical performances

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NCE

A new STEAM course developed for cross-disciplinary university teaching

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muco

A music computing learning application for everyone and everywhere

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Sparkling Instruments

STEM education for school students using Digital Musical Instruments

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opera.guru

The Smart Subtitle Solution to augment opera performances

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The Playel

The brick-built Lego Grand Piano made playable as a synthesizer

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Drum Set Smileys

Bass drum smiley visualisation for concerts with kids

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Brick-built IT systems

Developing fully functioning brick-built interactive systems

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Waves Music Hackday

Annual two-day hackathon for new ideas around music and technology

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Breaking the Wall

Art-based Research / Ars Electronica Festival 2017 Opening Performance

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TMAP Design Cards

Design of technology-mediated audience participation in live music

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cosy:sonics

Educational mobile app for a technology-centred social event

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Galvanic Sonification

Mixed Reality installation with chemistry, sonification and smartphones

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Mappy

Mobile app to augment way-finding pillars for urban mobility

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Lebensnetz

Tablet-based digital health game application for older adults

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Trombosonic

A new digital music instrument played with gestures and breath

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The Haptic Bracelets

Tactile, wireless rhythm training devices for music and stroke therapy

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Ballet Dancer Sensors

Wireless heartbeat sensor kits for a ballet performance

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iStress Test

Autonomous sound robot performance with audience participation

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Poème Numérique

Interactive sound performance using ultrasound-controlled smartphones

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TASK

The interactive Audience Sensor Kit for participatory media installations

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CoSCoS

Collaborative Stereo Control with Smartphones

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SecuRescue

User Experience (UX) design of a tablet app for disaster relief forces

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EatCoin

Gamification approach to raise energy awareness of bitcoin mining

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Interactive door

Energy consumption data sonification to raise citizens' awareness

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PRECIOUS

PREventive Care Infrastructure based On Ubiquitous Sensing

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symbIoTe

An interoperability framework for existing and future IoT platforms

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UniCoMP

Universal Controller for Musical Performances

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The Sparkling Guitar

A capacitive and LED augmented acoustic guitar

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Studio C

Converting a former UX lab to a remote teaching studio during Covid-19

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Salome Experience

Interactive experiences for opera live streaming

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Experimence

Song and performance for audience participation with a big balloon

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Academic Festival Overture

Brahms adapted for Trombosonic and symphonic orchestra

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A Shtick of Musik

Immersive and interactive 70-minute music performance

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Novemberlichter

Film music composition for Novemberlichter

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Record releases

Album and single releases as composer, singer or musician

Biography

Currently, I am a holding a professorship at the Department of Smart and Interconnected Living at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Hagenberg, near Linz, and coordinate the Horizon Europe project EDDIE. I am also affiliated with two reserach groups at the University of Vienna, Austria: The Cooperative Systems Research Group at the Faculty of Computer Science where my habilitation is currently in evaluation; and the Digital Education and Learning Group of the Centre for Teacher Education.

In addition, I am a member of the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML) at TU Wien, Austria, leading the Special Interest Group Energy, and I am a member of the Computer Human Interaction and Music Network, UK, as well as the Internet of Sounds Research Network, Italy.

Besides, I am active as an entrepreneur since 2005 and founded the Sound and Physical Computing Studio which is based in the mountains of Upper Styria in Austria.

Dr. Oliver Hödl

Before my academic career I worked as a software engineer, studied informatics, musicology and philosophy, and had a recording studio as a freelance musician.

Previous affiliations and employees of my career path were:

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
TU Wien
The Open University, UK
University of Nottingham, UK
SAE Online / Middlesex University London, UK
SAE Institute Wien
Cashpoint Agentur & IT-Service
Sun Microsystems (now Oracle)
ORF Medienforschung

Voluntarily and in my spare time I am the chairman of the organising committee of the Rudolfina-Redoute. This traditional Viennese ball has its origin in 1899 and is the oldest and last remaining masked ball of its kind. Every year about 4.000 people from all around the world attend the Rudolfina-Redoute on Carnival Monday in the Wiener Hofburg.

DrHoedl Consulting

IT research, development and teaching

Information Technology

Human-Centred Computing
Artificial Intelligence
Digitalisation

Research & Development

Consortium and proposal development
Project management
Dissemination

Education & Training

University-level teaching
Seminar facilitating
Keynotes

13+ Mio. Euro grants • 40+ publications • 50+ supervised students • 11 years teaching of 15 university courses • 45+ IT releases

contact[at]drhoedl.com

Sound and Physical Computing Studio
Studio for sound and music computing, video production and cyber physical systems prototyping • Based in the mountains of Upper Styria in Austria • Founded in 2005
Contact for collaboration
Contact for collaboration

Contact

Ideas for collaboration are always welcome!

contact[at]drhoedl.com

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