Henrik Hautop Lund

Technical University of Denmark

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund, Center for Playware, Technical University of Denmark, is World Champion in RoboCup Humanoids Freestyle 2002, and has more than 200 scientific publications. He has developed shape-shifting modular robots, presented to the emperor of Japan, and has collaborated closely on robotics and AI with companies like LEGO, Kompan, BandaiNamco for the past two decades. He has developed technical skill enhancing football games and global connectivity based on modular playware for townships in South Africa for the FIFA World Cup 2010 (together with footballers Laudrup and Hoegh). He invented the RoboCup Junior game, which has now reached more than 1 million kids worldwide, to enhance playful technology for children worldwide. Together with international pop star and World music promoter Peter Gabriel, he has developed the MusicTiles app and MagicCubes as a music 2.0 experience to enhance music creativity amongst everybody, even people with no initial musical skills whatsoever, and used for stage performance during Peter Gabriel’s tour. He has invented the patented modular interactive tiles for playful prevention and rehabilitation. He is currently board member of the 20m euro Patient@Home project in Denmark – and partner in the 1 billion euro EU Human Brain Project. In all cases, the modular playware technology approach is used in a playful way to enhance learning, creativity and activity amongst anybody, anywhere, anytime.


Robolution of learning

#keynote @Main tent 31.05. 10:45 – 11.30

Playware technology approach can be used in a playful way to enhance learning, creativity and activity amongst anybody, anywhere, anytime. Are we teaching the robots to teach us?

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