Category Archives: RoboUX

AI Hub Tampere: Formal opening ceremony on 10.12.2018

    Event available on YouTube! News about the event on Smart Tampere site. AI Hub Tampere on Twitter TUT Kampusareena auditorium was full of people who have arrived to celebrate the the opening of AI Hub Tampere, the very … Continue reading

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Industrial robotics is starting to use psychology to create perceptual experiences

Written by Valentina Ramirez Millan, HTI student in Psychology of Pervasive Computing course Based on the Future of Robotics in Finland Seminar In a technical world created by mathematicians, engineers and software developers it is easy to feel lost and … Continue reading

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Person of the Day: Research Assistant Aleksi Hiltunen

Introducing the robot whisperer Aleksi Hiltunen 🙂 Though I have been working here in TUT for almost a year already, I have never blog-introduced myself. Here it goes: I am working in Human-Centered Robotics, the IHTE project, and more precisely, … Continue reading

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Work practise (TET) on Pervasive Computing Lab

I have been in work practice program at Tampere University of Technology. It was very good place. I have had a lot of good time in there. I have edited videos and programmed robots. There a met this awesome man, … Continue reading

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Greetings from the robotic English class!

I call this research case as “a study of good mood and spirit”. Let me tell you why.. The long-term field study (3 months) of the language learning and teaching experiences with the social robot Elias (developed by Utelias Technologies) … Continue reading

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Project of the Day: Human-Centered Robotics (year 2018)

Human-Centered Robotics is a one-year project aiming to develop competences of TUT and Pervasive Computing Lab in human-robot interaction, from the perspective of the human. We are building new courses such as “User Experience in Robotics”, collaborating with various TUT … Continue reading

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TIE Nature Workshop around Robotics

“Aino, can we do this in weekly basis?” “Aino, can we do some more activities?” were the most commonly heard comments after the TIE Nature Workshop around Robotics, which was held in Kirskaanniemi trekking area (Lempäälä) on 11st of October, … Continue reading

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Attending NordiCHI workshop for Designing for Experiences with Socially Interactive Robots

Written by Aparajita Chowhury Hello everyone, Recently I have attended a workshop at Nordichi conference, which was organized by two researchers of TUT (Aino Ahtinen and Kirsikka Kaipainen) along with two other researchers in the field of social robotics. Since … Continue reading

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Teekkarilähettiläät were trained to show Pepper in events!

Ciao! Human-Centered Robotics team has become very popular since Pepper arrived. We are all the time asked to show Pepper in different kinds of events and happenings. Which is fun ofcourse 🙂 Pepper is such a star! However, as we … Continue reading

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Building a connection between Pepper and Fuksis

Hello everyone, This post relates both to my master’s thesis as well as Psychology of Pervasive Computing course 2018, where I work as a teaching assistant. Recently, I have conducted an interesting field study related to my master’s thesis, which … Continue reading

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