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Antoine Widmer

Antoine Widmer
RoleProfessor UAS
Phone+41 58 606 92 35
Fax+41 27 606 90 00
Emailantoine.widmer@hevs.ch
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Antoine Widmer is currently a professor at the information systems research institute of HES-SO Valais. Since 2006 he has been doing research in AR/VR mainly in the medical domain. Until 2012, he first completed MSc (2008) and Ph.D (2012) at the human computer interaction lab at the University of Calgary. After completing his Ph.D, he came back to Switzerland to work on an applied research project in VR with the swiss company VirtaMed until 2013. In 2013, he joined the information systems research institute of HES-SO Valais, first as senior researcher and from 2016 as a professor. From 2016, he has widened his research scope to applied research in Interactive Technologies in health, tourism and industry. 

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  • Human Computer Interaction
  • User-oriented medical image retrieval
  • Virtual Reality

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