"HUG Project", a project started by MHD Yamen Saraiji (PhD student at KMD) and KMD's Project Senior Assistant Professor Charith Lasantha Fernando with Ducklings Inc. (http://ducklings.jp) received the following awards at Softbank's "Pepper App Challenge" held in Tokyo on November 28th, 2015.
- Grand Prize Award 最優秀賞
- Best Care Welfare Award ベスト介護福祉賞
Reference for the awards (Softbank Official Page):
- KMD student receives an award at SICE SI 2015
- Awards at the 25th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2015) and the 20th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2015)