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Editor: Krause, D.; Paetzold, K.; Wartzack, S.
Author: Daniel Krüger, Sandra Eilmus, Johanna Schmidt, Sandro Wartzack, Dieter Krause und Kristin Paetzold
products that train, assist or compensate the users’ mobility, will have a growing importance especially against the background of an aging society. As the need for mobility is highly user-specific, the designer of such products is confronted with a huge variety of requirements through to tailored products. This paper outlines the need for a platform of methods to handle these challenges.
The DFX Symposia have a track record that dates back to 1990. Since their existence the symposia have been closely connected to WDK (Workshop Design-Konstruktion) and the Design Society which emerged from WDK. After having been organised 20 times by Prof. Harald Meerkamm (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg), in 2010 a new team has taken over: The symposia will be organised by Prof. Dieter Krause (Hamburg-Harburg University of Technology), Prof. Sandro Wartzack (Friedrich-Alexander...