December, 27~28, 2017

A Symposium on Empathic Computing System through Interactive Knowledge Emergence based on Massive Data Processing was cooperatively organized with the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University.

December, 20, 2017

Dr. Koh Sueda of National University of Singapore and Dr. Naoki Tsukahara of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies visited us and gave us a talk.

December, 18, 2017

The lecture and demonstrations for the course, “”Design and Engineering””, in Institute of Engineering Education, Tohoku University were held by Prof. Yoshifuimi Kityamura.

December, 15, 2017

A Symposium on Innovation of Electrical Communication Systems based on Design was cooperatively organized with Kyoto University Design School.

December, 7, 2017

Mr. Sasaki from NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories visited us and gave us a talk.

December, 6, 2017

Dr. Sabah Boustila, University of Strasbourg, France visited us and gave us a talk.

November, 28~30, 2017

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Our work was demonstrated in VR Showcase.
    • Clinton Anderson, Jiawei Huang, Kazuki Takashima, and Yoshifumi Kitamura:
      Light-Tracing: Ray-casted Movement for Improved Character Control in Platform Virtual Reality Gaming, SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 VR Showcase
  • Three students joined as Student Volunteers and involved in the conference.
  • Prof. Yoshifumi Kitamura gave a keynote address at AIVRAR: Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Meets Virtua and Augmented Worlds in conjucntion with ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2017.
  • Prof. Yoshifumi Kitamura is a member of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Advisory Group.

November, 22, 2017

Dr. Maria Mannone, School of Music University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, United States, visited us and gave us a talk.

November, 18~19, 2017

RIEC International Symposium on Experience Design and Cognitive Science (The Second ACM SIGCHI Asian Symposium) was held.

November, 15, 2017

Prof. Kiyoshi Kiyokawa of Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) visited us and gave us a talk.

October, 17~20, 2017

ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces 2017 was held at Brighton, UK. Mr. Yoshiki Kudo presented a demo

  • Workspace using MovemenTable. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS ’17), 401-404.

And Assistant Prof. Kazuki Takashima served demo co-chairs in this conference.

September 25~29, 2017

INTERACT 2017 was held by IFIP TC-13 at Mumbai, India. Mr. Kiyoshi Oka presented paper and also made an oral presentation.

  • Exploring In-the-Wild Game-based Gesture Data Collection
    Kiyoshi Oka, Weiquan Lu, Kasim Ozacar, Kazuki Takashima, and Yoshifumi Kitamura

And Prof. Yoshifumi Kitamura gave a talk at Symposium on Asian HCI Research.

September 20, 2017

The meeting about how to apply interactive contents to media education was held.