Last week the HRI2016 conference took place right here in Christchurch. The program was a full success and I hope that everybody enjoyed New Zealand. We also had a bit of media coverage:
The Govenor General, Jerry Mateparae, visited the HIT Lab NZ on March 9th, 2016. We presented our main research areas to him, including Human-Robot Interaction. Jerry Mateparae seemed to enjoy the performance of our robots, but his Aides-de-Camp looked, well, I am not sure how to read his face.Read More
Just finished a radio interview with Mark Sainsbury on Radio Live. They run full hour program on robots and our society.Read More
Today Prime News, a national New Zealand TV show, reported on our LEGO Fireman Robot. The New Zealand Herald also covered the story in more depth.
Shogo Nishiguchi from Osaka University worked on the further development of our TRE (The Robot Engine). Radio New Zealand interviewed me today about this project. Listen and enjoy. They also posted an article on their website.Read More
Canterbury Television reported on the Imagination Station on December 19th, 2014. The clip is now available via YouTube:Read More