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Researching Communication

An interdisciplinary team consisting of usability experts, cognitive psychologists, designers and IT specialist at Fraunhofer IAO conducted the research of different virtual communication scenarios by means of prototypes specially manufactured for this purposed. The main goal was to develop software that effectively supports the user in their communication needs yet avoiding the so-called 'extraneous cognitive load'. For different fields of application and settings, prototypes had been developed and tested with hundreds of test persons. Here are some examples:

The result proved among other things that communication in the virtual room should be modeled on the situation in the real world. In this way it is possible to create software that is simple and can be handled intuitively. At the same time this is the key to high user acceptance and also for effective communication. That is the reason why vitero has its unique patented ergonomics as well as manifold tools for collaboration and moderation - matching every setting.

Experience Communication

The year 2004 marks the founding of the vitero GmbH and beginning of a success story. With vitero 1.0 the scientific findings could be turned into software and effective communication could be experienced. Over the years the virtual team room has been successively optimized and its functions expanded. The chronology shows that its core principles such as table metaphor, what-you-see-is-what-I-see principle, avatar-based representation of participants or awareness elements keep on being observed - with good reason. Among further USPs they are outstanding features and set standards in 'internet-based communication and collaboration of spatially divided participants and groups'.

Chronology

vitero 1.0 (2004)
vitero 2.0 (2005)
vitero 3.0 (2007)
vitero 4.0 (2010)
vitero 5.0 (2013)

Live E-Communication with vitero:

  • Simple and intuitive handling
  • Moderation possible
  • Based on scientific findings
  • Very flexible and adaptable
  • Tab-proof due to servers in Germany

Hans-Georg Hommel:

"With project meetings, virtual conferences and international management meetings we have already covered quite a lot of settings in vitero but we are permanently seeking to expand the application spectrum."

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News

Lufthansa and vitero win eLearning Award

The Lufthansa Group won the eLearning Award in the category “Virtual Classroom” for using vitero in their worldwide employee training and the virtual general meetings.

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vitero cooperation with Blended Communication

The Dutch expert for collaboration and communication, Blended Communication, has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute vitero within Benelux countries.

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Model project “Learning German in the virtual classroom“ has started

The aim is to offer live online German classes to refugees in Baden-Wuerttemberg quickly and unbureaucratically, so that the integration in the job market is accelerated.

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