A BBC story featured ICT’s SimSensei project and highlighted how the institute’s is leading the way in the creation of virtual humans that can produce real help for those in need. The story included quotes from Skip Rizzo and Louis-Philippe Morency and noted how ICT is involved in several research projects involving human computer interaction. “Throughout the building, the work done is starting to blur the lines between the real world and the virtual world. And the result just may be real help for humans who need it,” said the story. The story was also covered in a BBC radio segment that included ICT’s Angela Nazarian and Rachel Wood’s research efforts to humanize virtual Ellie.