Media Faculty

The Media Faculty building concentrates the entire faculty with lecture halls, laboratories and studios, all equipped with the latest technology, and offices.

Interactive distributed systems lab

Tasks and objectives

Practical testing and further development of advanced user interfaces and web technologies. 

Head of laboratory

 Prof. Dr. Tom Rüdebusch 

Laboratory Assistant

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karim Odeh 

Laboratory Website



  • various up-to-date computer systems
  • various up-to-date tablet PCs (multitouch and stylus input)
  • SmartBoard (back projection system with tactile input interface)
  • diverse multimedia and non-multimedia peripherals
  • JUMP!-installation (parachutes simulator)
  • visions of the world-installation (virtual map)


Operating systems 

  • diverse Windows and Linux systems


  • Apache web server
  • MySQL database server


  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Shell


  • VNC
  • Skype
  • Live Messenger

This overview just gives a basic insight into the software we use.


Im Labor IVS entwickeln Studenten im Rahmen von Projekt- und Abschlussarbeiten regelmäßig interessante Projekte. Hier eine Auswahl: