Semester projects

The Furniture With Soul

Shifting from providing furniture to providing functions with the goal of adapting to the users individual needs, allowing users to express themselves through customization and increasing the longevity of already owned furniture. Be the co-designer of your furniture. read the Report

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STEM- rethinking Taltech library

The academic community of today works in multidisciplinary collaborative ways facing an overabundance of information available to them. University library has traditionally supported students and researchers, and to meet the needs of the new way of working, it needs to evolve to become a seamless and responsive part of the study process. Stem – an…

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Amicus

Amicusis a service concept combining personal interaction and system automation that brings human connection and trust back to healthcare. It supports a holistic treatment journey and hospital schedule management powered by an intelligent algorithm. With Amicus patients have an assigned nurse as a single contact person, can follow and access information on the go and…

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Medilumen

Medilumen is a system managed by a smart algorithm that uses data to inform and empower patients about their own health. It facilitates the relationship between doctors and patients, by helping patients prepare and aligning the expectations between the two parties to make the whole process of visiting the hospital a smooth experience. read the…

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MedGate

The visit to the Emergency Department is a stressful sidetrack from a person’s everyday life. MedGate is a personal digital tool that will guide and support people throughout their journey acquiring medical help. We do that by giving them an understanding of the situation and making the medical, as well as the hospital system, more…

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Semu

Semu is a digital platform for stroke survivors, with an aim to guide their recovery to a meaningful life. Semu enables a smoother transition of information between institutions while sorting out the relevant information based on every individual case. By providing a visual progress timeline of recovery and connection with fellow stroke survivors it encourages…

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Cold Connect

  Smart refrigerator that remembers so you don’t have to. http://designtechfutures.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ColdConnect.mp4   Human beahaviour is difficult to change and our habits of looking only the front part of our refrigerator results in a lot of spoiled food. Cold Connect saves the food waste by working with people habits rather than agains them. It can rearraign…

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WAYPASS

As one goes through life, ambition drive us during our younger years and by the time we reach the retiring age it is only right that harvest the fruits of our hard work. This phase of anyone’s life should be an opportunity to rediscover life and live stress free. In reality though there aren’t many…

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Retirement FUN

We believe in a healthy, active and fun retirement for everyone. Retirement Fun is a new way to approach reti­rement: as a job platform it gi­ves seniors the opportunity to explore, earn mo­ney and stay ac­tive; as a social platform it con­nects people who want to make the most out of life.Each job in our…

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Enhanced English Language Learning Experience for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People

Deaf and Hearing-Impaired people need a special education program to learn a language since they are special linguistically, culturally and socially. Unfortunately, they face several difficulties during their language learning journey. In this thesis, bilingual education approach that respects to Deaf culture and Sign Language by welcoming and celebrating its unique features and diversity has…

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Personal Motorcycle Navigation System

This thesis topic is to investigate how motorcyclist navigate while they are not commuting but making their joy ride. Also offer new navigation solutions based on motorcyclists needs and personal preferences. In the first part of the thesis, the information about the current situation is gathered by literature review, questionnaire, keyword mapping and testing. Based…

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Scooter Sharing System

Cities are constantly looking for new means of transportation that can solve the urban transportation problemssuch as the last mile problem. Numerous bike and scooter sharing systems have been launched promising to solve the problems, yet only a handful of them are predicted to succeed. What is stopping them to sustain growth? Can the status…

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Ogmios Virtual reality

This thesis looks into how Virtual reality (VR) creates new opportunities for learning a language with a focus on E-learning. Our main problematic is “How to support professional foreign language learning by immersive solution to become fluent speaker?”. The research supports the solution called Ogmios. Ogmios is an initiative to tackle the current foreign language…

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BEN – Enhanced navigation

This thesis aims to explore how the design for the visually impaired and blind people can build a better navigation and public transportation experience. During the research process, literature reviews and interviews with VI&B people were conducted to understand what issues make VI&B people abstain from public transportation, and to investigate what information is needed…

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RAZOR: Tomorrow’s Tennis Coach

Razor is a superior tutor delivering instant on-court expert advice for technique improvement. A training session is kicked off by wearing the smart suit and earpiece in addition to plugging the sensor at the bottom of the racquet handle. The simulated stroke motion generated by the interaction between the smart suit and sensor is analyzed…

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Our New Graduates!

This June six of our students successfully defended their master thesis. Thank you for all the interesting research on the important subjects!   We are proud to present our newest colleagues (in the picture left to right): Veiko Salumäe, Arnav Khan, Sophie Farines, Basaran Cabuk, Neriman Asli Atalay and Rainer Lepik.   Pictures by Meeli Küttim

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Behind the Polar Circle

Design & Engineering students locked up behind the Polar Circle with their fellow students from The Arctic University of Norway, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Vitautas Magnus University and University of Southern Denmark. They are rethinking the future opportunities for the local shoppingcenter Veita in Tromso in a time of growing e-commerce. Working hard in…

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BaltSenior workshop

Together for seniors team with participants from Poznań University of Life Sciences and Art Academy of Latvia gathered in Tallinna Tehnikaülikool to explore the thinking behind design in order to design better experiences for seniors. Thank you, Kaja Tooming Buchanan for leading the workshop on design research in cold Tallinn! The Workshop was supported by Interreg…

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Scaleway

Scaleway is a mobile electrical climbing aid that provides a more pleasant way up and down the stairs for people with limited mobility. Average levered stairways are no longer obstacles as this designed aid reduces the height of each step by half. Scaleway detects the measurements of an existing stair and rolls itself out like…

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Skadi

Skadi – a new way of skiing Have you ever wanted to add more excitement and adrenaline to your skiing experience? Have you ever felt helpless and tired after falling as a beginner? Skadi is a new service platform that brings more fun and competition to mountain skiing. You can ski like James Bond or…

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ALIVE

Alive is a new type of station focusing on community and the people living in the neighbourhood, considering their activities and their interests. The station acts as a meeting point for the public, offering a flexible space for activities all year long. The architectural look blends into the cityscape of the community where it is…

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