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Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 2:15pm - 2:25pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: A novel system SwarmCloak is used for landing of a fleet of four flying robots on the human hands and forearms using light-sensitive landing pads with vibrotactile feedback. Two types of tactile displays with vibromotors are activated by the light emitted from LED array at the bottom of each quadcopter.

Speaker(s) Bio: Evgeny Tsykunov, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Evgeny Tsykunov received the MS degree in computer science from Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russian Federation in 2016. He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree in the Intelligent Space Robotics Laboratory, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. His research interests include developing control algorithms and interfaces for the human-swarm interaction.

Ruslan Agishev, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Ruslan Agishev received a Bachelor degree in computer engineering from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, in 2017. He received the MS degree in the Department of Space and Engineering Systems, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. His research interests include robotics and mathematics, focusing on UAVs control and navigation, path planning algorithms.

Roman Ibrahimov, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Roman Ibrahimov received the BSc degree in systems engineering from ADA University, Azerbaijan, in 2018. He was an exchange student at METU, Turkey, in 2016 and ITMO University, Russia, in 2017. He is now a second-year MS student at the Department of Space and Engineering Systems, Skoltech, Russia. His research interests include, but are not limited to, robotics and control systems.

Luiza Labazanova, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Labazanova Luiza received the MS degree in the Department of Space and Engineering Systems, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. In addition, she was a visiting student at the Department of Informatics, University of Electro-Communications, Japan. Her research interests include robotics and haptics, focusing on wearable devices and mechanoreceptors stimulation.

Taha Moriyama, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Ph.D. student, University of Electro-Communications.

Hiroyuki Kajimoto, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Professor, University of Electro-Communications.

Dzmitry Tsetserukou, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Dzmitry Tsetserukou received the Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2007. From 2007 to 2009, he was a JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Tokyo. He worked as Assistant Professor at the Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute, Toyohashi University of Technology from 2010 to 2014. From August 2014 he works at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology as Head of Intelligent Space Robotics Laboratory. Dzmitry is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2006 and the author of over 70 technical publications, 3 patents, and a book.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 2:25pm - 2:35pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose StickyTouch, a novel tactile display that represents adhesive information on a surface. Adhesion control can be achieved by a temperature sensitive adhesive sheet whose temperature is locally controlled by peltier devices arranged in a grid. We implemented a proof-of-concept prototype and proposed the example applications of the display.

Speaker(s) Bio: Yoshitaka Ishihara, Osaka University, Japan
Yoshitaka Ishihara is a master course student of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan. His research interest is developing a novel tactile display that represents adhesive information on a surface.

Ryo Shirai, Osaka University, Japan
Ryo Shirai received the B.E. and M.E. degree in information systems engineering from Osaka University, Suita, Japan, in 2016 and 2018, respectively, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in information science and technology. Mr. Shirai is currently a research fellow with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) from 2019. His current research interests include analog circuits design, embedded systems, and sensor systems.

Yuichi Itoh, Osaka University, Japan
Yuichi Itoh received Dr.Eng. degree in information systems engineering from Osaka University, Japan, in 2002. He joined Osaka University as a research associate in 2002, and promoted as a lecturer in 2007.He is currently a associate professor of the Department of Information Systems Engineering, Osaka University. His research interests include Human Computer Interaction.

Kazuyuki Fujita, Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Japan
Kazuyuki Fujita is an Assistant Professor in ICD Lab., Research Institute of Electrical Communication at Tohoku University. He received his Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from Osaka University in 2013. He worked for ITOKI, an office space design company, and was engaged in research and development on future offices for 2013-2018. His research interest includes Human-Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality.

Takao Onoye, Osaka University, Japan
Takao Onoye received Dr.Eng. degree in information systems engineering from Osaka University, Japan, in 1997. He joined Osaka University as a research associate in 1993, and promoted as a lecturer in 1998. Since 1999 through 2002, he was with Kyoto University as an associate professor. He is currently a professor of the Department of Information Systems Engineering, Osaka University. His research interests include System-on-a-Chip implementation of multimedia (audiovisual) processing system. Dr. Onoye is a member of IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, and ITE of Japan.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 2:35pm - 2:45pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose a system to be a CG avatars in real space by using mid-air imaging technology. The video captured from the mid-air image position is presented to the user via the HMD and the camera gaze direction synchronized with the user's head movement.

Speaker(s) Bio: Kei Tsuchiya, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Kei Tsuchiya is a graduate student from the University of Electro- Communications.

Naoya Koizumi, The University of Electro-Communications, JST PRESTO, Japan
Dr. Naoya Koizumi is an assistant professor of the Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering at the University of Electro-Communications and a researcher of PRSTO program in Japan Science and Technology Agency (2016-2020). He received his BE (2004) and ME (2006) from the University of Electro-Communications, and PhD (2013) in Media Design from Keio University (KMD). He was a JSPS Postdoctoral Researcher at Keio University (2013) and project researcher at the University of Tokyo (2013-2016).

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 2:45pm - 2:55pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose ``NavigaTorch'', a projection-based robot control interface that enables the user to operate a robot quickly and intuitively. The user can control and navigate a robot from the third-person viewpoint using the projected video as visual feedback by using a handheld pixel-level visible light communication (PVLC) projector.

Speaker(s) Bio: Takefumi Hiraki, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received a Ph.D. in Infomation and Communication Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2019. He is currently a Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) research fellow at the Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University. His research interests lie in the areas of augmented reality, human-computer interaction, and ubiquitous computing.

Shogo Fukushima, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received the Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Electro-Communications, Japan, in 2013. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo. He was a visiting student with the Camera Culture Group, MIT Media Lab supported by the ``Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowships for Research Abroad,'' and a Project Researcher with the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. His research interests include intelligence amplification (IA), virtual reality, entertainment computing, and human emotions.

Yoshihiro Kawahara, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Information and Communication Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2000, 2002, and 2005, respectively. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, the University of Tokyo. He joined the faculty in 2005. From 2011 to 2013, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. Further, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, in 2013. His research interests lie in the areas of computer networks and ubiquitous and mobile computing.

Takeshi Naemura, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1997. Currently, he is a Professor in the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo. He was a visiting assistant professor of computer science at Stanford University, USA, supported by ``Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad" from 2000 to 2002. His research interests include virtual reality and human interface.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 2:55pm - 3:05pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: PortOn is a portable optical system that form mid-air images that stand on a glossy surface such as a table or the floor. PortOn projects light to form a mid-air image at a position that is easy for a human to see when it is placed on a flat surface.

Speaker(s) Bio: Ayaka Sano, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Ayaka Sano is a graduate student from the University of Electro- Communications.

Naoya Koizumi, The University of Electro-Communications, JST PRESTO, Japan
Dr. Naoya Koizumi is an assistant professor of the Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering at the University of Electro-Communications and a researcher of PRSTO program in Japan Science and Technology Agency (2016-2020). He received his BE (2004) and ME (2006) from the University of Electro-Communications, and PhD (2013) in Media Design from Keio University (KMD). He was a JSPS Postdoctoral Researcher at Keio University (2013) and project researcher at the University of Tokyo (2013-2016).

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 3:05pm - 3:15pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose a system that realizes the binocular perspective of a miniature human using a vibrating hemispherical mirror and a camera in order to remove the lower limit of realizable scale. We reproduced the binocular stereovision at 1.72 mm as the interpupillary distance, about a 1/38 scale of human.

Speaker(s) Bio: Ryo Ito, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Master course student at the Department of Creative Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo. Research themes include the extension of VR/AR interaction with high-speed vision.

Leo Miyashita, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Project assistant professor at the Department of Information Physics and Computing Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo. Member of ACM/SIGGRAPH. Research themes include high-speed sensors and high-speed displays.

Masatoshi Ishikawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Masatoshi Ishikawa received the B.E., M.E., and Dr. Eng. degrees in mathematical engineering and information physics from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1988, respectively.  After he worked at Industrial Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, he moved to the University of Tokyo in 1989. He was a vice-president and an executive vice-president of University of Tokyo, from 2004 to 2005, and from 2005 to 2006, respectively. Now he is a professor of information physics and computing and the dean of graduate school of information science and technology at the University of Tokyo.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 3:15pm - 3:25pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: "Light'em" realizes multiplexing of the lighting environments using an active shutter system. The effect of visual stimuli on indoor environment desirability varies for each individual. However, different desired environments collide between individuals in one space. We propose a lighting environment multiplexing system simultaneously making independently controllable multiple different lighting environments.

Speaker(s) Bio: Koichi Ota, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received bachelor degree of engineering (2017) and master degree of environmental studies (2019) from The University of Tokyo. His research focuses on improving indoor environment particularly from aspects of visual environments.

Yuki Ban, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Yuki Ban received the M.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 2013 and 2016, respectively. He was a researcher at Xcoo inc. research from 2016 to 2017. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Frontier Sciences at the University of Tokyo. His current research interests focus on modifying spatial perception using the visuo-haptic interaction.

Rui Fukui, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He received bachelor (2002), master (2004) and Ph. D. (Information Science and Technology) degrees from the University of Tokyo (UTokyo). He was an engineer of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (2004–2006). He was a (Project) Assistant Professor of Department of Mechano-Informatics, UTokyo (2009–2013), was an Assistant Professor (full-time lecturer) in Department of mechanical engineering, UTokyo (2013–2016), and has been an Associate Professor in Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, UTokyo. He works on human symbiotic robot system and mechanism design. He is a member of IEEE and the Robotics Society of Japan.

Shin'ichi Warisawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Warisawa is a professor of Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies at the University of Tokyo. From April of 1994 to March of 2000, he served as an Assistant Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, from April of 2000 has been working at the University of Tokyo. He was a visiting researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2010 to 2011, and a visiting professor at Université Jean Monnet in 2016. His current research focuses on wearable/ambient human health monitoring. Research cores are nano/micro sensing devices fabrication and sensing information technology application for human well-being.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 3:25pm - 3:35pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose IlluminatedFocus, AR glasses enabling depth-independent spatial defocusing of a human vision. We show a system that switches focused and defocused views independently in each area. We realize various vision augmentation applications based on our method to show its potential to expand the application field of optical see-through AR.

Speaker(s) Bio: Tatsuyuki Ueda, Osaka University, Japan
Tatsuyuki Ueda received the B.S. degree from Osaka University, Japan, in 2018. His research interests include spatial augmented reality and human-computer interaction. He is a student member of the ACM.

Daisuke Iwai, Osaka University, Japan
Daisuke Iwai received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Osaka University, Japan, in 2003, 2005, and 2007, respectively. He was a visiting scientist at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany, from 2007 to 2008, and a visiting Associate Professor at ETH, Switzerland, in 2011. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University. His research interests include spatial augmented reality and projector-camera systems. He is a member of the IEEE.

Kosuke Sato, Osaka University, Japan
Kosuke Sato received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Osaka University, Japan, in 1983, 1985, and 1988, respectively. He was a visiting scientist at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, from 1988 to 1990. He is currently a Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University. His research interests include image sensing, 3D image processing, digital archiving, and virtual reality. He is a member of ACM and IEEE.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 3:35pm - 3:45pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


Speaker(s):

Abstract: We propose a system that can remotely change the friction feel of the polystyrene foam surface using an Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display (AUTD). Since no device is needed on the target surface, tactile display could be large or disposable. Furthermore, changing the surface friction of three-dimensional objects is also expected.

Speaker(s) Bio: Task Ohmori, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He is a Master's student of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. He received the BS degree of Engineering from the University of Tokyo, in 2018. His research interests include information physics and haptics.

Yuki Abe, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He is a Master's student of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. He received the BS degree of Engineering from the University of Tokyo, in 2019. His research interests include information physics and haptics.

Yu Someya, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He is a Master's student of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. He received the BS degree of Engineering from the University of Tokyo, in 2019. His research interests include information physics and haptics.

Masahiro Fujiwara, The University of Tokyo, Japan
He is a project assistant professor in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan. He received the BS degree in Engineering, the MS degree and the PhD degree in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo, in 2010,2012, and 2015, respectively. His research interests include information physics, haptics, non-contact sensing and application systems related to them. He is a member of IEEE.

Yasutoshi Makino, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Yasutoshi Makino received his Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from the Univ. of Tokyo in 2007. He worked as a researcher for two years in the Univ. of Tokyo and an assistant professor at Keio University from 2009 to 2013. From 2013 he moved to the Univ. of Tokyo as a lecturer, and he is an associate professor in the Department of Complexity Science and Engineering in the University of Tokyo from 2017. His research interest includes haptic interactive systems.

Hiroyuki Shinoda, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyuki Shinoda is a professor in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1995. After a period at UC Berkeley as a visiting scholar in 1999, he was an associate professor in the University of Tokyo from 2000 to 2012. His research interests include information physics, haptics, midair haptics, two-dimensional communication, and application systems related to them. He is a member of IEEJ, RSJ, JSME, IEEE and ACM.

Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Venue: Plaza Meeting Room P3


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