Virtual Reality Learning for Firefighters

Virtual Reality Learning for Firefighters

Immersive Training Environment for High Risk / High Cost Tasks 2021 – ongoing Summary Firefighting is a dangerous profession, making safe and effective training complicated. In-person live demonstrations involving fire must be planned and conducted with the...
User Privacy and Expressiveness in VR

User Privacy and Expressiveness in VR

Balancing the user privacy and expressiveness in VR mediated experiences 2021 – 2024 Summary In the realm of Virtual Reality (VR), the advent of advanced sensors has facilitated the collection of user movement data with unprecedented accuracy. This development...
Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative – AIGI

Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative – AIGI

Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative Welcome to the Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative (AIGI) at the HIT Lab NZ!     Background AIGI was founded in 2019 with the support of the Tertiary Education Commission NZ funding of $3.2...
Ātea – Digital Marae

Ātea – Digital Marae

Ātea: Developing Māori digital capacity and engagement 2018 – 2024   Overview Ātea, using new technologies in novel ways to design and build digital spaces guided by Māori protocol and worldviews. Ātea incorporates augmented, virtual and mixed realities to share...