Category Archives: RoboUX

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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Person of the day: University Lecturer Aino Ahtinen & wish for summer happiness :)

Hey everybody, my name is Aino and I work in the Lab of Pervasive Computing as a University Lecturer since April 2018 (as a Post-doc since 2014). I teach psychology (from the human-centered technology design perspective), human-centered robotics (human aspects … Continue reading

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Robot-Assisted Break Exercises

Me and Nao robot were invited in Taitaja2018 event to lead some physical exercises for the visitors in the international Skills for the Future seminar as well as on the Lumate stand. The purpose was to run a short exercise … Continue reading

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Shooting the robots on “UX in Robotics” course

Hello everyone, and greetings from “UX in Robotics” course! This time the course teachers Aino and Kirsikka decided to shoot a video to show everyone what interesting things we learn in the UX in robotics course. The filming took place … Continue reading

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