Der Standard interview
One of project partners, Florian Hammer from LCM Austria got interviewed by one of Austria's main national newspapers highlighting the relevant technical aspects of SILENSE project: https://derstandard.at/2000074206938/Handschlagqualitaet-zwischen-Mensch-und-Maschine
English summary of the interview:
Hand shake between man and machine
Most computer systems are so far only able to recognize human gestures through optical sensors. Scientists and researches analyse the impact sound waves can have in this interaction… Sound based systems add an important element in the fledging ‘internet of things’ that convey human-machine communication in a low-energy and cost-efficient manner.