Meet the interactive baby avatar - Academy Award winner Dr Mark Sagar unveils his latest project on BBC World News Impact Programme. BBC Presenter Lucy Hockings speaks to Dr Mark Sagar about his artificial intelligence system that creates its own expressions and emotions, and can think and react.
Sagar (formerly of WETA) and his Laboratory for Animate Technologies, based in the Bioengineering Department at University of Auckland, have been working with several other New Zealand organisations to develop a system that creates its own expressions and emotions, and can think and react.