Born and raised in Dresden, Germany. Educated in Dresden and Naples. Specialties in computer science and software development. Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of GTV - Gesellschaft für Technische Visualistik mbH in Dresden.


Technische Universität Dresden

07/2009 - 01/2014
Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D) in computer science

Thesis on on the Formalization of Gestural Input for Multi-touch Systems. grade: summa cum laude.

Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope

09/2006 - 02/2007
Computer Science

Erasmus programme.

Technische Universität Dresden

09/2003 - 06/2009
Diploma in Media Computer Science

Dietrich Kammer: Bildsprache LiveLab 2.0 - Neukonzeption einer erweiterbaren Software-Architektur für ein echtzeitfähiges Visualisierungssystem, Diplom, Technische Universität Dresden, 2009. grade: with distinction.

Dietrich Kammer: Analyse zu Einsatz und Wirkung von Schatten in medialen Bildwelten, Beleg, Technische Universität Dresden, 2007.

Research Projects


11/2016 - 01/2019
Visual and Analytics Interfaces for Big Data Environments


04/2016 - 10/2016
Innovation Forum Lab Network Technical Visualistics


11/2014 - 03/2016
Digitales Archiv Mathematischer Modelle


05/2014 - 10/2014
Visual Search Interfaces


12/2011 - 04/2014
Validation of Performance and Application Domains of
Bildsprache LiveLab


06/2011 - 11/2011
Innovation Forum Technical Visualistics


10/2010 - 05/2011
Project Exhibition at the Faculty of Computer Science


06/2009 - 11/2011
Innovative Visualization Approaches for Social Software to
Support Information Retrieval in Knowledge Management

Selected Publications


Keck, M., Kammer, D., Gründer, T., Thom, T., Kleinsteuber, M., Maasch, A., and Groh, R. Towards Glyph-based Visualizations for Big Data Clustering. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI '17) New York, NY, USA: ACM. S.129–136 ISBN 978-1-4503-5292-5


Wojdziak, J., Kirchner, B., Kammer, D., Herrmann, M., and Groh, R. Towards a Visual Data Language to Improve Insights into Complex Multidimensional Data. Yamamoto, Sakae (Publisher) In: Human Interface and the Management of Information:Information, Design and Interaction: 18th International Conference, HCI International 2016 Toronto, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, Proceedings, Part I Cham: Springer International Publishing. S.203–213 ISBN 978-3-319-40349-6.


Kammer, D., Henkens, D., Henzen, C., and Groh, R. Gesture Formalization for Multi-touch. Software: Practice and Experience 45(4): 527-548 (2015).


Kammer, D. Formalisierung gestischer Eingabe für Multitouch-Systeme. Dissertation. TUDpress Verlag der Wissenschaften Dresden, Dresden, 2014.

Kammer, D., Dang, R., Steinhauf, J., and Groh, R. Investigating Interaction with Tabletops in Kindergarten Environments. Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Interaction Design and Children, ACM (2014), 57–66.

Echtler, F., Kammer, D., Vanacken, D., Hoste, L., and Signer, B. Engineering Gestures for Multimodal User Interfaces. Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, ACM (2014), 297–298.


Brade, M., Keck, M., Gruender, T., Kammer, D., and Groh, R. Exploring Natural Interaction: Using Real-World Materials to Inspire Interaction Design. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Workshop: Workshop: Blended Interaction - Envisioning Future Collaborative Interactive Spaces, (2013).

Gruender, T., Kammer, D., Brade, M., and Groh, R. Towards a Design Space for Elastic Displays. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Workshop: Displays Take New Shape: An Agenda for Future Interactive Surfaces, (2013).


Kammer, D., Wojdziak, J., Ebner, T., Franke, I.S., and Groh, R. A component-oriented framework for experimental computer graphics. Computer Standards & Interfaces 34, 1 (2012), 93 – 100.

Kammer, D., Henkens, D., and Groh, R. GeForMTjs: A JavaScript Library Based on a Domain Specific Language for Multi-touch Gestures. Web Engineering - 12th International Conference, ICWE 2012, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2012. Proceedings, (2012), 444–447.

Peschke, J., Göbel, F., Gründer, T., Keck, M., Kammer, D., and Groh, R. DepthTouch: an elastic surface for tangible computing. Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, ACM (2012), 770–771.


Kammer, D., Franke, I.S., Groh, R., Steinhauf, J., Kirchner, M., and Schönefeld, F. The eleventh finger: levels of manipulation in multi-touch interaction. Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, ACM (2011), 141–148.


Kammer, D., Wojdziak, J., Keck, M., Groh, R., and Taranko, S. Towards a formalization of multi-touch gestures. ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ACM (2010), 49–58.

Kammer, D., Freitag, G., Keck, M., and Wacker, M. Taxonomy and Overview of Multi-touch Frameworks: Architecture, Scope and Features. Workshop on Engineering Patterns for Multitouch Interfaces, (2010).