The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand is a member in CALLAS. It is a human-computer interface research centre hosted at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The lab is a partner of the world-leading HIT Lab US based at the University of Washington in Seattle .
The HIT Lab NZ is revolutionising the way people interact with computers, by creating cutting-edge interfaces that enhance face to face and remote collaboration and unlock the power of human intelligence. This is through using technologies such as Augmented Reality, next generation networks, mobile devices and immersive Virtual Environments.
The HIT Lab's multi-disciplinary approach to research and education facilitates an entrepreneurial climate, which fosters a wealth of innovative ideas. Currently the lab is working on a range of projects in collaboration with industry and academia. One of the HIT Lab's key goals is to expedite economic development within New Zealand by transitioning breakthrough interface technologies to industry.
Contact: Mark Billinghurst