DECO (Designing Comfort) is an interdisciplinary research team inventing and improving new forms of interaction with computer systems. We are part of the Research Group for Industrial Software (INSO) at the Vienna University of Technology.

Our research interests are:

  • human-computer interaction
  • tangible user interfaces
  • interaction devices and methods
  • ambient computing
  • mobile interaction
  • usability engineering
  • web engineering

Our objective is to improve the man-machine interface regarding extension of functionality, ease of use and development of novelties. We act on the maxim of user-centered thinking in both research and industrial projects. Our team members are experienced in a variety of backgrounds, resulting in the integration of diverse methods and operating on the principles of collaboration, innovative thinking, and sharing our strengths.