Dr Rob Morrison
, former co-host of hit children's science program The Curiosity Show, has spent a day at Novita
at Regency Park, filming a segment for his
latest television venture.A lecturer at Flinders University, Rob is now the 'science face' of popular A.B.C. Asia-Pacific program Nexus.
Broadcast each month to more than 40 Asia-Pacific countries, Nexus
focuses on the arts, education, science and the environment and is aimed at businesspeople, students, travellers and viewers keen to learn English.Rob
says filming the work of Novita's
technology division, NovitaTech
, was the perfect way to illustrate how science, engineering and technology are being used to help people with a disability.
is a recognised world-leader in developing solutions to some of the most challenging, technology-related problems faced by people with disabilities," he
was given hands-on demonstrations of some truly groundbreaking technology, like the Virtual Music Instrument, which allows kids to make music just by moving, and the Eyegaze Communication System, which allows control of a computer using only eye movement," Dr Walker says.
The NovitaTech story will first air to around 200 million Asia-Pacific viewers in early 2006, as part of Rob's
'Planet Earth' science segment.The piece will then be repeated throughout the year.
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