The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) is a human-computer interface research centre hosted at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. The lab is a partner of the world-leading HIT Lab US based at the University of Washington in Seattle.
The HIT Lab NZ is revolutionising the way people interact with computers, by creating cutting-edge interfaces to:
- enhance human capabilities
- vanquish human limitations
- increase the flexibility and utility of industry's existing products
The HIT Lab's multi-disciplinary approach to research and education facilitates an entrepreneurial climate, which fosters a wealth of innovative ideas. Currently the lab is working on a range of projects in collaboration with industry and academia.
One of the HIT Lab's key goals is to expedite economic development within New Zealand by transitioning breakthrough interface technologies to industry.