HUG Project

MHD Yamen Saraijiヤーメン・サライジ
Charith Fernandoチャリス・フェルナンド
Kouta Minamizawa南澤 孝太

“HUG Project” demonsted the worlds first virtual wedding participation helping a 90-year-old grandmother to attend her grandson's wedding ceremony from a hospital miles away using telexistence technology. This project was collaborated with with Ducklings Inc. (http://ducklings.jp)
HUG allows the remote participant to remote control a social humanoid robot “Pepper” using FOVE eye tracking technology. The project demonstrated on Oct 10th between Ritz Carlton Hotel in Tokyo and a rural hospital in Aichi Prefecture.

 

Collaborators

Ducklings, Inc.
Fove, Inc.

 

Media&Award

Pepper App Challenge 最優秀賞&ベスト介護福祉賞 W受賞
NHKシブ5時で特集されました。

 

More info

Official site: http://hugproject.net