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Sharing my Research and Teaching Activities, Talks, Press Coverage, Community Services, AR Technology and Entrepreneurship.
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Sharing my Research and Teaching Activities, Talks, Press Coverage, Community Services, AR Technology and Entrepreneurship.
One-day metaverse workshop at PolyU
8 awards from the Innovation Convention China 2023
newspaper regarding the selected team participating in the Innovation Convention China 2023
Served as TPC for SocialMeta 2023 (In conjunction with IEEE ICDCS'23)
Serve as one of the six mentors under the flagship Innovation and entrepreneurship programme organised by HKFYG
Attended the greater China Metaverse conference and made a presentation during the sharing of metaverse tech
A STEM student (also nominated by me) earned the award of top-10 outstanding teenage (十大傑出少年). We received the award from The Chief Executive's wife, Janet Lee Lam Lai-sim
Sharing Industrial Metaverse at S.K.H. All Saints' Middle School (諸聖中學)
Sharing my views regarding the Metaverse at Queen's University Belfast, UK.
A panel discussion related to metaverse and e-sport at the flagship cyberport event
a 3-hr sharing regarding the entrepreneurial skills in the metaverse era at HKFYG
My first research master at KAIST, congrats Ms. Esmee De Haas!
My first book regarding the metaverse is coming out!
Two paper awards in ICMI 2022
I will deliver a talk to entrepreneurs and youths in the Greater Bay Area of Southern China, regarding the metaverse, web 3.0, and business appilications, invited by Home and Youth Affairs Bureau, Youth Development Committee, and We Venuture
I delivered a talk regarding the metaverse x cultural and creative industries to the Qinghai Leadership.
A seminar with the HKGCC x Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals' Association, entitled `the Building Your Brand in the Metaverse Workshop.' I shared his insight on Metaverse and the opportunities from the convergence of physical and digital worlds to us. Participants also had a taster session of VR at the workshop today.
I delivered an introductory talk to UG students at Lingnan University Hong Kong regarding the Metaverse
A Speech in IROS 2022 Workshop: XR x Robotics
Good experiences of virtual-physical blended venues and as a Keynote speakers in Metaverse Asia Expo 2022
Delivered a keynote speech in an ISMAR 2022's workshop
As a Panel speaker of Web3 Carnival
Joined the invited panel session at ACM MobileHCI 2022's workshop TEXT2030!
A Speaker in Web3 Carnival
A Speaker in Metaverse Asia Expo 2022
Dr. Lik-hang Lee from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology reported on " When Education meets the Metaverse: an overview and challenges". He analyzed the three stages of metaverse development and how to build the metaverse world; then, he introduced some classic cases like Roblox, Minecraft, Facebook workshops, etc. He finally shared his views on the challenges facing the metaverse in education, such as issues on a hardware device, students' social presence, and student interac
Shared my views on the readiness of metaverse: ecosystem, techs, privacy, user concerns, etc.
A talk about metaverse, education, gaming, invited by APRU.
A talk (Edu+Meta = MetaEdu) at Global Smart Education Conference
Our Metaverse Factory Project has been selected as the Finalist Project in the 60th R&D 100.
Eventually, I am able to delivered a talk at HKPC physically.
I delivered a talk at The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) - ``I&T elites teach you how to integrate business into Metaverse"
I am one of the core researcher in this MetaHKUST project (Virtual-physical blended university) as a collaborator. Glad to see the project made the first successful publicity.
I shared my opinion about metaverse interoperability, interviewed by Andrew Singer with Cointelegraph. `Lik-Hang Lee, assistant professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, told Cointelegraph. This lack of interoperability, characteristic of Web2, is a shortcoming that needs to be addressed if the Metaverse is to reach its full potential....'
A Physical Talk regarding the Metaverse, more than 1000+ participants online/offline (hybrid).
What is the Metaverse? @Clubhouse
It is an honor and a privilege to be invited by Mr. Einar Jensen to participate in this networking dinner with Danish delegates and a wonderful sharing session regarding the Metaverse.
[香港經濟日報 HKET] An Augmented Reality Visualization solution, developed by Avatech, can play a vital role to simulate landslide in a Hong Kong historical event: "618" Landslide Caused the Collapse of Xu Wo Building'.
[Oxford University Press 牛津大學出版社 X Avatech] 與牛津大學出版社合作舉行網上教學研討會早前已完滿結束！感謝牛津大學出版社的邀請和優才（楊殷有娣）書院的譚志威老師分享，亦多謝各位老師百忙之中抽空參加是次研討會！透過譚老師的分享，希望老師們可以更了解如何應用AR應用程式ARGEO Portable於地理科教學。
I-CABLE81台(【走過25年】 Avatech (AR/Metaverse Startup) has been selected as one of the company in this special featured news for the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) --> 融合篇．下【有線新聞】回歸25年，無論喺經濟定民生，兩地都不斷推出政策促進融合....
[CEDD 土木工程拓展署 X ARGEO Sandbox] 土木工程拓展署一連4日在大館舉辦「六一八」山泥傾瀉事故50年專題展覽，在#STEM專區擺放 #智能沙箱，模擬泥石壩攔截天然山坡山泥傾瀉的原理。大家快來大館一邊玩沙箱，一邊學習泥石壩的作用~ 專題展覽詳情⬇️⬇️⬇️ 「六一八」山泥傾瀉事故50年專題展覽 🕚 展期及時間： 6月3日（五）11:00–15:00 及 17:30–20:00 6月4-5日（六至日）11:00–20:00 6月6日（一）11:00–18:00 📍 地點：中環荷李活道10號大館F倉展室STEM專區 # CEDD #土木工程拓展署 # ARGEO Sandbox #智能沙箱 #大館#TaiKwun #AvatechInnovationLimited #六一八山泥傾瀉事故50年 # STEM專區智能沙箱壩同你擋
A small recognition from IJCAI 2022
A news article from WenWeiPo: 李力恆教授認為，元宇宙慢慢興起的原因是AR眼鏡的普及，各大科技公司都推出AR眼鏡。他也指出，AR眼鏡在檢查及追蹤功能方面的提升亦幫助他們推廣元宇宙。在元宇宙建立二元性的體驗尚有待進一步研究，而未來將會由2D平面虛擬世界變成3D沉浸式的虛擬世界，虛擬世界內的物件都可以在現實世界中出現。
A Mingpao (明報) news about Metaverse + Education.
HKUST highlights the metaverse research and our technical reports `All one you need to know about the Metaverse' in one of the university's 30-year feature articles.
Participate a panel discussion regarding the Metaverse developments, blockchain and AI.
After HKPC's 42-hr course, I offer micro-learning modules for `Metapreneurship' (= Metaverse + Entrepreneurship). A total of 38 professionals joined this programme entitled: FN-G10 MetaPreneurship Fundamental Micro-Course.
If the proponents of the metaverse have their way we’ll one day be lining up for healthcare or a mortgage in a virtual world run by virtual decision makers. Design of the artificial intelligence systems driving this world, still the task of humans, has real potential for harm.
AiTLE x Avatech x KAIST ARM Lab x 陳朱素華：元宇宙@ Education 分享會及親身體驗工作坊 完滿結束 是次體驗工作坊完滿結束，超過100位老師分別透過線上及線下參與！感謝韓國科學技術院 KAIST ARM Lab 主任李力恒教授介紹元宇宙基礎知識及宣道會陳朱素華紀念中學 STEM 統籌主任曾祥俊老師的分享其心得及經驗，以及感謝各主辦及協辦單位通力合力，包括: AiTLE AiTLE Association of I.T. Leaders in Education 資訊科技教育領袖協會 , KAIST ARM LAB ，宣道會陳朱素華紀念中學 ，活學教育 STEAM Learning 及香港創新科技教育研究聯會HKISRA ! 活動中參與實體工作坊的老師們戴著頭戴式VR裝置體驗元宇宙 (Metaverse) 於教學應用，線上參與的老師們亦踴躍提問。期待將來在工作坊再見大家！
HKPC is the first batch of students enrolled in the professional Metaverse Course. I hope HKPC will become the epicenter of Metaverse in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area in China!
A metaverse talk `Building User centric immersive cities in the metaverse era.' @ SUNY Korea
Attended the CHI'22 virtually, and discussed the user-centric aspects in the metaverse.
Sharing Metaverse for teachers and students in Hong Kong.
After the intensive Metaverse course on Monday, I attended the week-long ACM WebConf 2022 (WWW'22) with the track in the history of the web. We got three presentations in this year.
Appeared in KAIST Webzine (KAISTian), April 2022.
Accomplished the 42-hour professional metaverse course and ended with a panel discussion with metaverse researchers as a perfect closing.
Sharing regarding the metaverse for the World Book and Copyright Day
AI Thrust Seminar| Towards Immersive Cities in the Metaverse Era: Challenges and Opportunities Thumbnail 25 April 2022 1:30pm - 2:30pm Meeting ID：917 3372 6134, Passcode：AIT123
Sharing at Bling Forum, Forever 21: Metaverse, Space Economy, and Future of Work.
Professor Lik-Hang Lee Offers Metaverse Course for Hong Kong Productivity Council: the first professional metaverse course will happen at KAIST. I also believe in that this is the first one in Korea too. The 42-hr course and interactive sessions will enable our class participants to acquire professional knowledge and insights for building the next generation of cyberspace, known as the Metaverse.
We work with content creators and then leverage AR as a content conveyor. Thus, we build a this multi-user AR wall, and demonstrate an example of [Tech+Art] 運用投影結合AR技術，能進行有趣的互動體驗。我們與 Unicorn Exhibition Services Co. Ltd 共同合作設計出一幅AR投影互動牆，以香港景點為設計藍圖。玩家可通過點擊牆壁拉動畫面中的人物及物件，探索及發掘有趣的動畫，讓玩家以放鬆、自在的心情，了解數位"英雄"人物的人生格言與生活態度，推廣正面價值觀與提升身心整體健康。🏡 Avatech Innovation Limited 致力將創新科技AR、VR等技術，推廣至不同界別，並協助不同機構規劃及應用相關技術。
산업및시스템공학과 이익항(리캉 리, Lik-Hang Lee) 교수가 2022 봄 학기부터 메타버스 산학협동 공개강좌를 진행한다. 홍콩 생산력촉진국(Hong Kong Productivity Council, 이하 HKPC)과의 파트너십에 바탕을 둔 '전문가를 위한 메타버스 강좌'는 가상환경과 가상-물리적 혼합환경에 대한 수요가 급증하는 시대적 요구에 부응해 세계적인 메타버스 인재를 양성하기 위해 개설됐다. HKPC의 연구개발 과학자, 컨설턴트, 소프트웨어 엔지니어 등 관련 전문가들이 강좌를 수강하며, 이들은 수료 후에 메타버스 기술을 관리하고 개발하는 전문 자격을 취득할 예정이다. 이 강좌는 평행의 가상 우주에 대한 필수 지식 및 기술과 더불어, 디지털화와 산업화를 메타버스 시대에 활용하는 방법을 제공한다. 가상-물리적 혼합환경, 메타버스 기술과 생태계, 몰입형 스마트시티, 토큰 이코노미, 지능형 산업화를 설계하고 구현하는 종합적인 모듈을 포함한다.
A panel discussion during Easter. The talk is about the future of work. Future of Work Panel: "Moderator by Dr G, this panel shall explore how young executives might remain "forever 21" --energised, flexible, and creative...while holding one's best against powerful and nasty CEOs. McKinsey Partner, Fox Chu, and Paul Lee (me) from KAIST, join this panel to explore the new you. I will highlight the future of work in the Metaverse Era.
香港電台普通話台 《普出校園精彩》 日期：2022年3月26日（六） 時間：下午5-6時 主持：鄭敏兒 嘉賓主持：香港多媒體設計協會 Aska & Marva 嘉賓：韓國科學技術院 助理教授 李力恒博士 內容：元宇宙與網絡安全 收聽方法： Radio: am621 App: RTHK mine Web: rthk.hk
甚麼是Metaverse元宇宙？在元宇宙中，AI人工智能飾演甚麼角色？ • 3月21號星期一，Mini Van的「大專會堂」環節將會邀請到本地人工智能實驗室創辦人Eagle Sir及身處韓國科學技術院助理教授Paul跟大家講解。
A paper has been selected as Best paper award candidates (Top 5) at ACM Multimedia 2021. KAIST breakthrough has highlight this recent research - `A Privacy-Preserving AR system can augment a speaker’s speech with real-life subtitles to overcome the loss of contextual cues caused by mask-wearing and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.'
Busy week at IEEE Virtual Reality + 3D User Interfaces 2022. Learned a lot of from the IEEE VR community.
Successfully made the first year of METABUILD workshop at the top-notch venue IEEE VR 2022. We will make the next one very soon this year.
Paul released the scholarly piece “All one needs to know about the metaverse.” This academic piece highlights a 3-stage development roadmap for the metaverse, outlining its evolution. We had the pleasure of interviewing Paul about this report in part one of this research in the metaverse series on the Metaverse Insider.
Delivered a talk at Smart Learning Institute of Beijing Normal University.
This weekend, we are organizing METABUILD, the first workshop for building the foundations of the metaverse colocated with IEEE VR 2022. We had fantastic submissions and are looking forward to exciting talks!
Delivered a talk regarding the metaverse @ Rotary Club of LAN KWAI FONG !
Sharing the latest developments of the Metaverse worldwide at Fairchild Radio Group (Established in 1993), the Canada’s only national multicultural radio network. The programme will release on Monday (Mar 21), 3:20 pm PST.
Delivered a technical talk at HKBU regarding the user-centric issues for achieving immersive cities (or metaverse cities).
Our paper `All One Needs to Know about Metaverse: A Complete Survey on Technological Singularity, Virtual Ecosystem, and Research Agenda' has been mentioned in an indonesian news named The Conversation
Top 5 Universities for Metaverse Research: Recently, researchers at KAIST have worked on projects that led to papers on the Metaverse, including surveys to help guide discussions on Web 3, including “When Creators Meet the Metaverse: A Survey on Computational Arts” and “All One Needs to Know about Metaverse: A Complete Survey on Technological Singularity, Virtual Ecosystem, and Research Agenda.”
[PC Market Magazine] Blended Learning with virtual-physical blended environments (AR/VR), developed by Avatech Innovation Limited, at Geography lessons of Maryknoll Fathers' School in Hong Kong SAR, China.
An innovative project for speech augmentation during the Covid-19 crisis has been highlighted by KAIST College of Engineering.
[Best Practice Sharing Session] A Live talk about the metaverse on 11 Feb 2022 with Hong Kong Productivity Council.
Live Radio Sharing about the Metaverse @ RTHK FM926 Program named World in a Nutshell.
A news coverage from Hindustan Times, the biggest newspaper in Indian. The news is related to the new economics in metaverse games or virtual spaces. Some selected contents are as follows: “Eventually, in the metaverse, players will be able to create their own versions of a game with different outcomes, and the rewards might include recognition too,” says Lik-Hang Lee, an assistant professor with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology...
The seminar regarding immersive human-city interaction in the metaverse era @ USTC received attentions from four well-known newspaper in China. 从网络空间到元宇宙的展望：我们将何去何从 国际研讨会成功举办. 今日头条 搜狐 一点资 网易新
Invited by USTC (中科大), a research talk for the metaverse city - `Immersive Human-city Interaction at the metaverse era' (元宇宙時代下沉浸式人類互動)
兩位中五同學 (HKICT Award 2021 金獎 高中組) 以「中風復康輔助遊戲」項目晉身「再生元國際科學與工程大獎賽」香港區選拔賽。明年在Regeneration ISEF 國際賽代表香港出戰。 Two brilliant students (The awardee of the HKICT 2021 Gold Award) have been selected as the Hong Kong Finalist Team. They will compete with other talents worldwide in 2022.
A student team (upper-right corner), under my supervision and coaching, received Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology (HKICT) Award `Gold Award' (Champion, only one award) in the senior secondary school group. The project named `EMG-driven Virtual environments for stroke rehabilitation' shows the rising importance of virtual reality for solving our daily problems and improving people quality of life, as reported by a tech magazine E-Zone.
My opinions about the Metaverse Seoul and how Hong Kong can learn from the ambitious plans from Seoul governments and their startup ecosystems.
We are organizing the first workshop on the engineering challenges of the metaverse, colocated with IEEE VR 2022. We welcome technical contributions, visions, and demonstrations related to engineering and content creation for the metaverse.
The workshop chairs are delighted to inform you that we have accepted Data4XR workshop due to its high quality, interest, and impact on the IEEE VR Community. Congratulations! You can check our site by clicking the below link.
未來私隱危機：給伺服器「看光」 這也是專研元宇宙科技的科學家會憂心的範疇。在系列之初受訪的韓國科技大學KAIST助理教授李力恒亦提到雲端的私隱問題，例如配合用家在廚房的動作及環境，彈出資訊指示如何烹調一道菜式，「智能眼鏡、手機的運算能力不是很強，所以好大機會需要將用家看到的畫面一步步上傳到雲端或邊緣計算的伺服器，運算完再告訴用家下一步怎麼做，亦即私人的事物都會先給伺服器『看光』」。李力恒認為需要研究「Metaverse OS」（元宇宙作業系統），並在架構上加入私隱層（privacy layer），「智能裝備如電話、智能眼鏡收集數據都要問下OS，過一過（濾）這數據應否傳給裝置」。
未來城市：元宇宙的「創世者」——遊戲設計師、藝術家與建築師 ``上集在韓國的香港科學家李力恒說過虛擬世界也會有代謝，同樣有新舊交替，會產生數碼遺產（digital heritage）''
A flagship Minecraft E-sport competition, accredited by Microsoft Hong Kong, is co-organised by Avatech Innovation Limited. The competition focuses on computational thinking leveraging virtual environments.
[HKICT Award 2021] Four students, under my teaching and mentoring since 2020, earned Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology (HKICT) Award `Gold Award' (Champion, only one award) in the senior secondary school group. The project name is `EMG-driven Virtual environments for stroke rehabilitation'
我們在科學館的 #智能沙箱 #ARGEOSandbox 已經完成維護升級！可以給你更好的體驗！歡迎大家到科學館玩下！ #智能沙箱 #ARGEOSandbox #科學館
The second metaverse paper is now accessible via ARXIV https://arxiv.org/abs/2111.13486
A novel yet affordable product line has been launched - students and teachers co-participatory building metaverse campuses in the blended virtual-physical world!
A public lecture at CUDAN Open Lab with the University of Tallinn. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Metaverse, by Pan Hui and Lik-Hang Lee: Scan the QR codes to get the presentation slide and the technical report!
Mais soyons clairs, on est encore très loin d’un métavers comme celui présenté dans le film Ready Player One. L’Oasis, c’est son nom, existe en permanence et permet d’accueillir un grand nombre d’utilisateurs en même temps. À ce jour, personne ne dispose des capacités de calcul et des ressources réseau nécessaires, même pour des évènements éphémères. « Faire interagir de nombreuses personnes en même temps sur la même chose est l’un des grands problèmes à résoudre. Créer un Hellfest virtuel, où 3
"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog." 1993年《紐約客》一幅漫畫中，電腦前坐着一隻小狗在敲鍵盤，在網絡世界不見真人，就算用家是狗都沒有人知。在科大計算媒體與藝術教授許彬與研究團隊所撰關於元宇宙的文章All One Needs to Know about Metaverse最後，放了一張貓的圖片：在元宇宙，你可以做一隻貓。
Our latest survey on the Metaverse (almost 39,000 words, 66 pages) All One Needs to Know about Metaverse: A Complete Survey on Technological Singularity, Virtual Ecosystem, and Research Agenda October 2021 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11200.05124
Now TV Finance about AR geography teaching devices. 【Now財經台】傳統上，香港學生多數只能透過課本學習地理知識，對於山形地貌，往往要靠2D地圖或想像力來併砌。有科技公司研發了智能沙箱，希望能以更立體的方式，協助地理老師教學。
Newspaper - HKEJ Hong Kong 信報財經新聞 #中環街市 最近翻新重開，其中一樓舉辦STEAM Playground。兩間數碼港培育計劃畢業教育科技（EdTech）初創 #AVATech 及 #BigDipper，就利用擴增實境（AR），以沙箱投射教授地理知識。另設有智能 #機械人，助小朋友掌握編程概念。今次請來兩位公司代表 #李嘉威 及 #陳諾彬 ，分享教學活動嘅點滴。
[中環街市] 呢間屋仔咁得意嘅，望落仲好熟面口喎！咦！嘛就係我地部Sandbox! 黎緊8月23號至29號，喺中環街市有個STEAM Playground主題活動，係由市建局同華懋集團合辦，而香港科技園公司如數碼港會係活動夥伴。中環街市已經有超過100年歷史，依家嘅中環街市係第四代，係一棟已有80年歷史嘅三級歷史建築物。市建局會進行復修同保育。我地部沙箱會擺左係個度展覽比大家玩~ 歡迎大家黎探下我地！
香港宣道會陳朱素華紀念中學隊伍，就憑著「AR 愛心玩具識別學前讀寫障礙學童」獲得比賽物理及工程組別的金獎，該隊伍研發了一個遊戲應用程式，來辨識兒童是否患有讀寫障礙。 文章版權為新傳媒集團所擁有，原文請按： https://www.edigest.hk/294159/?utm_campaign=ED_ContentCopy&utm_source=Web-inventory&utm_medium=Content-Copy_ED
In a global competition named Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl， GYSTB 2021 「世界青年科學及科技碗2021」My student received gold awards in the category of physics and engineering (PE). The AR project helps to identify students with dyslexia (C.A.R.D. AR愛心玩具識別學前讀寫障礙學童)
Presentation at Proceedings of ACM in HCI (EICS Series)
Presentation at Proceedings of ACM in HCI (EICS Series)
Great to gain more visibility from the KAIST ISysEng Dept Newsletter.
After the interactive setting of ‘one belt one road’ appeared in a 2019 event in Hong Kong Science Museum, our new setting (2021) of AR-GEO will stay permanently (some years) at the hall of earth science gallery in Hong Kong Science Museum (Video: starting from 1:20)
First Talk to the PG Students in KAIST.
A publicity describing our strategy and actions to core with the pain point of teachers and students during Covid-19 crisis. We make 5G+AR for teaching on smartphones and tablets.
My first sharing with UG students at Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Invited Talk -- When Augmented Reality Meets Edge AI at the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF)
A new chapter of my AR/VR/Metaverse research with KAIST.
An article appeared in eKid STEM pinpoints the use of ARGEO (portable) for the hybrid teaching mode and remote teaching on zoom.
As a mentor (AR/VR/EduTech) in one of the most well-known startup event - Hong Kong Techathon 2021
A full paper presentation at ICIS 2020. Man-Hing WONG, Lik-Hang LEE, and Pan HUI. GANStick: US Stock Forecasting with GAN-Generated Candlesticks.. The 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS’20). Hyderabad, India.
Students obtained KSEF - 한국과학기술지원단 2020 Gold Award in the category of Computer Science
Under the Hong Kong Policy Address 2020, News report by NOW TV (Hong Kong) about our product development in the Greater Bay Area of the Southern China.
ACM ICMI 2020 Presentation via Zoom - the final unpublished chapter in my thesis goes online!
Presentation of our human-drone interaction full paper in IMWUT (Ubicomp) 2020, Zoom
In this Covid-19 situation, the majority of the innovation competition happens remotely via Zoom. My students successfully earned the champion award in the Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2020. The presentation is also their final pitching in 2020, accumulating nearly 20 representative awards since 2018. They will take a one-year break for their public exam.
Visiting from 香港設計中心行政總裁Dr. Edmund Lee (Hong Kong Design Centre, CEO)，香港鐵路有限公司創新主管 Bosco Leung (MTR, Innovation Director)，以及仁人學社董事及首席創新顧問Freddy Law (Education for Good, Director). They experienced how to employ Augmented Reality (AR) in geography lessons among more than 80 schools.
An award(s)-winning project of my company (AVATech Innovation), has been reported by Hong Kong TVB 「無線電視」on the prestigious programme named `Innovation GPS' 「創科導航」. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwy1oe-EZ1w
Full Paper Presentation in ACM Multimedia Systems 2020 (MMSys 2020)
Full paper presentation (Title: One-thumb Text Acquisition on Force-assisted Miniature Interfaces for Mobile Headsets) at the PERCOM 2020, via Zoom (Virtual Austin, USA).
Invited Talk happened at CoSDEO 2020 in PerCom 2020 (Austin, USA), via Zoom. Thanks for the invitation from Prof. Stephan SIGG at the University of Aalto, Finland
Work-in-Progress paper presentation (Title: MyoKey: Surface Electromyography and Inertial Motion Sensing-based Text Entry in AR ) at the PERCOM 2020, via Zoom (Virtual Austin, USA).
An award(s)-winning project of my students, under my supervision, has been reported by Hong Kong TVB 「無線電視」on the prestigious programme named `Innovation GPS' 「創科導航」.
The 4th Anniversary of Avatech Innovation. Happy Chinese New Year in the year of the rat 🐀 .
My Students are preparing The International Science and Engineering Fair 2020 (Hong Kong, Finalist).
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 27th Congregation - Earn my PhD degree and have a photo with thesis advisor, Prof. Pan HUI.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 27th Congregation - The moment hooded by Prof. Pan HUI
Research Meeting with research group in the University of Helsinki, Finland
Judging for HK200 (2019)
ISWC displays in London
Presentation of ISWC Paper named: Tipoint https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3347723
Presentation of Ubicomp Paper named: Quadmetric Optimized Thumb-to-Finger Interaction for Force Assisted One-Handed Text Entry on Mobile Headsets https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3351252
UROPs and Summer Intern Students during summer
Sharing for the importance of ICT literacy for United Nations DP.
SymLab 2019 Group Photo
PhD Thesis Defence
Serves as mentor in Startup Weekend, the EduTech Sector
Late night working in Helsinki
International Centenary (100th year) Convention of CILT, held in Manchester UK. We meet a lot of brilliant minds and visionary speakers.
Site visiting of Amazon Manchester UK. They name their fulfilment centre as MAN1. Our global delegates from 34 countries are impressed by their degree of automation and design robotic system.
Presentation at the CSE Seminar with Prof. Sasu Tarkoma, Prof. Petteri Nurmi, Prof. Pan Hui, at the University of Helsinki; Sharing of my thesis and discuss some of my views on the next generation of wearable computing.
Visiting Scholar in the University of Helsinki
Roadshow of our product to the 4th Chief Executive HK, Mrs Carrie Lam, at our new workplace in Foshan, the Greater Bay Area of Southern China
New project at University of Oulu, Finland - 5GEAR 5G Enhanced Augmented Reality. (Disclaimer: This photo shows my participation as a participant in my research group)
Visiting Alibaba HQ in HangZhou, China
Award for Impactful Technology at Asia-Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit’19 in Hanoi, Vietnam; This international award is co-issued by United Nations DP and Citi-Foundation
My Students did a great job. Keep it up!! 1. HKICT Award 2019 – Student Innovation (Secondary School) Gold Award (champion) – A.I. CAMe (Student name: Lee H.Y. / Cheung C.K. / Woo K.L. / Chan W.Y) 2. HKICT Award 2019 – Student Innovation (Secondary School) Bronze Award (2nd runner-up) – Augmented Reality Toy for identifying Early-age school kids with Dyslexia (Student name: Wong L.H. / Cheung C.C. / Fong K.H).
Luncheon Meetings with the Founders and Directors in SME
My students' award ceremony - Their BIG Day! 1. 英特爾(intel)國際科學與工程大獎賽地區附屬獎 2. 英特爾傑出電腦科學特別獎 (Intel outstanding computer science special award 🥇 ) 3. Bull.B Tech Award for Computer Science and Information Technology 4.The First Prize of ICT (Senior Secondary School) 電腦及資訊科技(高中組) 一等獎
IEEE PERCOM 2019 Full-paper presentation of HIBEY: Hide Your Keyboard in Augmented Reality
HK Social Enterprise Challenge Finalist 2019 - Received two awards in a row.
Helsinki-Hong Kong Forum, this is our lab people
Appointed as 1 out of 20 CYBERPORT MENTORS HK
In the year of the pig, first Meeting of MEET Alumni Network, OHKF Meeting
Visiting Big Data Hub Shanghai China
Visiting Korea TV SBS, their television programme are very creative and interesting e.g. Running man
The 6th China Jiangsu Innovation and Entrepreneurship Final Competition for Talent, Third Prize (2018江蘇人才創新創業大賽總決賽, 三等獎 (省級最高級別比賽)
Graduated from Cyberport Incubation Programme
Hong Kong Awards for Industries 2018, Awards for Innovation and Creativity (香港工商業獎 2018: 創新獎)
Sharing at Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum (Chengdu, China)
2018 China Jiangsu Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talent, First Prize (2018江蘇省海外人才創新創業大賽, 一等獎 (省級比賽))
Media Exposure by FoShan Television
Sharing at Shude Innovation Hub in Foshan, China
Grant as Awardee of CUPP. Thanks for the support from HKUST: https://kt.ust.hk/zh-hant/news/hkust-students-shines-again-–-cyberport-university-partnership-program-cupp-2018
Media Exposure in TV Programme produced by RTHK episode 6 of Daily 8:30 pm : the R generation (日常8點半 (潮流)：第六集 R世代); The character `R' represents the Reality for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.
Join Asia Pacific Information and Communication Technology (APICTA) 2018 as finalist and exhibitor
Recognise as Young Achiever Award 2018, issued by CILT Hong Kong
Tech & Innovation competition in Greater Bay Area, Southern China
Presentation / Sharing at InnoTech Expo (Hong Kong) https://www.ourhkfoundation.org.hk/en/innotech-expo
OHKF Inno Tech Expo 2018 Seminar, sharing with students
Group photo of SyMLab, HKUST 2018
Graduated From The University of Chicago BOOTH for Fintech Bootcamp, USA
Introduce ARGEO to HKSAR Government Mr.Lau Kong-wah, JP
Sharing at JCI Innovation Summit 2018
Exhibition in 22 th CISE (China International Software Exhibition) 第二十二屆中國國際軟件博覽會and present our product at Hong Kong Booth「香港館」
APCIA 2018 – HK Cultural Industry Grand Award (香港文化創意創業大獎)
Sharing to Thailand Delegates at Cyberport
Bright Future SME’s Youth Creative Entrepreneurship Grand Award, Champion (2018 鵬程中小企青年創意創業獎)
Group Activities and Cultural Exchange with Students from Nagoya University, Japan
Awardee Sharing at Hong Kong ICT Expo 2018
Sharing at the most prestigious Asia Forum: Internet Economic Summit (IES) 2018
HKICT 2018 Award Ceremony with Chief Executive HK
Received HKICT 2018 Smart Living Silver Award
Received HKICT 2018 ICT Startup (Software and Service) Merit Award
Media exposure in the final issue of 《壹週刊》hard copy
Once again, sharing about the Israeli Startup nation, at Radio Programme RTHK.
Innostar 2018 celebration with the 1st (Former) Chief Executive Hong Kong - Mr. Tung Chee-Hwa, and the 4th Chief Executive Hong Kong - Mrs Carrie Lam
Sharing with HKUST Students
Sharing at HKFYG
Sharing at The Founder Night, Tel Aviv Financial Exchange Centre, Israel
Sharing at Radio Programme of RTHK about the trend of education technology
Graduate from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
Champion of E-commerce Challenge 2017-18, issued by Uptown and HKUST
Sharing about the startup nation - Israel
The first sharing of the year, to the Japanese Delegate at Hong Kong Cyberport.
Sharing at Metro Radio Finance HK
Visiting Tencent Office Building in ChengDu, following the MEET 2017 Programme
HKFYG x DBS Social Innovation Challenge 2017, Bronze Award (青協x星展合辦社會創新挑戰賽);
HSBC Youth Business Award 2017, Innovation Award (Champion among 180+ startups) (滙豐青年創業大獎 – 創新創意獎 (1/180 間初創企業突圍而出)
Media Exposure of my startup project - ARGEO
Video Press by Hong Kong Government Press (香港政府新聞網), describing the connected view of Augmented Reality (AR) in which my research is included.
Media Exposure via Sky Finance Channel
A HKUST PG Letter describing our ambitions of smart wearable research and the vision of augmented reality
Express our views on the latest innovation policy to the 3rd Chief Executive HK Mr. Leung at M21 Forum
青年投身创企 各界协同支援 地理课上如何向学生解释湖泊形成、火山爆发？又怎样生动展示地形、地貌的变化？只要挥一挥手中的小铲子，将沙粒堆成“高山峡谷”，通过投影仪的“着色显示法”和“实境增强”技术(简称AR)，地图上抽象的等高线立刻显而易见。 这项已应用于全港十余间中学、即时模拟地理环境的“AR智能沙箱”，并非出于高校科研团队之手，而是来自员工平均年龄不到30岁的本地初创企业AVA Tech。正在大学攻读计算机科学博士课程的李力恒是企业联合创办人之一，他向记者解释说，目前香港的初创企业大多从事软件开发，投身硬件或实体研发的少之又少。而之所以选择研发教育类产品，是想以科技为下一代提供便利。企业另一位联合创办人谭进聪则为记者演示了其位于数码港三期展馆内的“沙箱”运作效果。沙粒的位置移动触发感应器，再带动投影仪因应沙粒高低投射出不同颜色的光，红色代表高山、绿色代表平原、蓝色代表水域；如果在沙箱上方摊开双手，投影仪还会模仿降雨、冰雪或岩浆，并自然汇聚到低处，形成不同地貌。 作为团队的“明星产品”之一，沙箱深受香港中学生欢迎。除了直接向学校推荐产品，李力恒和谭进聪还积极找寻
Sharing at HKFYG Social Innovation Forum 2017
As finalist of APICTA 2016 in Chinese Taipei for my research project - TiPoint
Meeting and Sharing with the S. Korea Chief officer of Innovation Office regarding the Startup Policy and Innovation Challenges in Seoul and Hong Kong
Media Exposure - HK01 entitled `新奇意念增添互動 EdTech產品寓教於樂'
Share my vision of AR as a guest speaker at GMIC Hong Kong 2016
Media exposures describing our initiatives in AR and my related research project in SyMLab, entitled `科大AR研究申18項專利'
One of the biggest Hackathon in HK - HackUST and received award.
One BIG Step in my journey of innovation and entrepreneurship! Officially recognised the market potential of our startup project and founded a technology startup company, named Avatech Innovation Limited, under the Cyberport incubation programme.
It's time to leave my comfort zone and say goodbye to my life of salaryman in a MNC. Jumping into an unfamiliar area of computer science.
Mphil Degree with Professor TN Wong.