Welcome to CARE Lab

Spring Seminar will be held from Fab 27 to Mar 1. The contents are as follows. If you are interested, please apply below. http://isw3.naist.jp/IS/PubWG/Spring2023/index-ja.html Development of AR Apps using AR Foundation and a smartphone AR Try-on App Speech Transcription App AR Object Placement App AR Furniture Arrangement App AR Drum-set App Development of motion recognition apps etc. using M5Stack Gray's 9-axis sensors and display Type recognition Read more
As one of the projects of the JAPAN TECH Pavilion in which NAIST is participating, an AR system that can visualize the distribution of indoor CO2 concentration, the research result of Ms. Otsuka (M2), was exhibited at CES 2023 held from January 5 (Thursday) to January 8 (Sunday), 2023, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA, etc., and many people experienced it. Read more
We gave 3 presentations at the IEICE HCG Symposium 2022 which was held from December 14 to 16, 2022. Mr. Liu (M2) won the Special Theme Session Award. Riku Shinohara, , Huakun Liu, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "Nursing activity recognition based on Exploratory Data Analysis" Huakun Liu, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "What Can Data-driven Calibration Do Read more
Mr. Schirm (D3), Mr. Miyawaki (M2), and Ms. Zhang (M2) presented their work at ICAT-EGVE 2022 (from November 30 to December 3, 2022), and Ms. Otsuka (M2), Ms. Shaltout (Research Student), and Ms. Zhang (M2) presented their work at APMAR 2022 (from December 2 to 3, 2022). Ms. Otsuka won the Best Paper Award at APMAR 2022. Prof. Uchiyama served as the Program Chair for the Read more
Mr. Shinohara (M1) and Mr. Liu (M2) participated in 4th Nurse Care Activity Recognition Challenge as a part of ABC Conference 2022 which was held from October 27 to 29, 2022, and presented a talk below. As a result, we won the 3rd place and the Excellent F1-score Award. Riku Shinohara, Huakun Liu, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "A Classification Technique based Read more
We made 4 presentations at the top conference on AR/MR/VR, ISMAR 2022 which was held from October 17 to 21, 2022 in Singapore. Mr. Fukumoto (alumni) gave an oral presentation of a full paper, Mr. Otono (M2) gave a poster presentation and an oral presentation of a lab introduction (Pitch Your Lab), and Prof. Kiyokawa gave an oral presentation of a workshop paper on behalf of Read more
We exhibited Mr. Fujisawa's (M2) "Door to Anywhere" VR system at the 4th Shijonawate Smart City Promotion Forum held on October 15, 2022. Many people enjoyed it. (Brochure) https://www.city.shijonawate.lg.jp/uploaded/attachment/20154.pdf Read more
Mr. Fujisawa (M2) has presented his work at the MVE workshop that was held from September 8 to 9, 2022. Takara Fujisawa, Kizashi Nakano, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "Proposed Transition Method between Real and VR Environments Using Video See-Through AR and Physical Doors to Improve VR Experience" In addition, Mr. Yokoro (M2), Mr. Kubota (M2), Mr. Sasaki (M2), and Mr. Aoki Read more
Mayuka Kono (D1) received the Outstanding Emergent Student Award for her presentation entitled "Basic technology for material recognition of underwater wastes with high accuracy" at the 2022 Emergent Leading-Edge Researchers Symposium. Read more
Mr. Nakano (D3), Mr. Schirm (D2), and Mr. Miyazaki (M2) have presented their studies at the 27th Annual Conference of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan. Mr. Nakano also demonstrated his system. Koki Miyazaki, Daiki Hagimori, Naoya Isoyama, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Hideaki Uchiyama and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "The Effect of the Friction Stimulation Velocity at the Nasal Apex on Direction Perception" (pdf) https://conference.vrsj.org/ac2022/program/doc/1E1-3.pdf Johannes Schirm, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Read more
Liu Huakun (M1) has presented his work at the 75th IPSJ SIGUBI workshop that was held from September 5 to 7, 2022. Huakun Liu, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, “What Can Data-driven Calibration Do for 6DOF Inertial Odometry?” In addition, Assoc. Prof. Uchiyama has presented Mr. Uno, an alumni's study at IPIN 2022 which was held from September 5 to 7, 2022. Takuma Read more
The Summer Seminar was held from August 22 (Monday) to 24 (Wednesday), 2022. 9 students (8 in-person and 1 online) have participated in the seminar. 2 more students who are taking an internship also joined and they worked on following topics. Development of AR Apps using AR Foundation and a smartphone 3D object recognition AR robot catch and run AR object placement app AR ring toss Read more
Ms. Otsuka (M2), Mr. Oshimi (M2), and Mr. Kubota (M2) gave following oral presentations at "Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium (DICOMO 2022)", which was held from July 13 to 15, 2022. Ms. Otsuka and Ms. Oshimi received the Young Researcher Award. Maho Otsuka, Monica Perusquía-Hernández, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa "An AR visualization system for indoor carbon dioxide concentration measured using a mobile Read more
[The call is closed as of July 23, 2021. Thank you very much for many applications!] Summer Seminar will be held from Aug 22 to 24. If you are interested, please apply below. http://isw3.naist.jp/IS/PubWG/Summer2022/index-en.html Development of AR Apps using AR Foundation and a smartphone AR Try-on App Speech Transcription App AR Object Placement App AR Furniture Arrangement App AR Drum-set App Development of motion recognition apps Read more
We welcomed seven interns including the four below from March to May, 2022. Tamami Watanabe of Doshisha Univ. developed a system that recognizes the user's facial expressions and returns different feedback to the character. She also worked on the modeling and rigging of the character by herself. Shuhei Yamaguchi of Nihon Univ. developed a system that presents the sensation of walking in a VR space using Read more
At ACM CHI 2022, 2 presentations were made from our laboratory. Mr. Nakano (D3) presented his work on the eating experience in the Metaverse. Mr. Nakano's work, who presented in-person in New Orleans, has been featured by ITmedia NEWS (Japanese online media). Prof. Kiyokawa presented his vision of the future online during a panel discussion on Telelife, a concept for the future society in 2035, when Read more
Members In 2021, the number of students increased to 36. In March 2022, Assistant Professor Monica Perusquía-Hernández joined the laboratory. In April 2022, 11 new M1s and 2 research students joined, and another research student joined in May. Currently, the number of students is 39, which is the largest ever. In addition, there are currently 12 international students from 8 countries (Germany, France, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Read more
Ms. Mayuka Kono (D1) has been accepted to the “Emergent Advanced Human Resource Development Program” of NAIST under the MEXT's “University fellowships towards the creation of science technology innovation”. Research Title: “Basic technology for material recognition of underwater wastes with high accuracy” (Recipient introduction page) http://isw3.naist.jp/IS/is-fellowship/pr/interview/2022/kawano/index.html (in Japanese) Read more
Prof. Uchiyama received the 2021 NAIST Best Teaching Award in the Information Science division. This award is given to young faculty members for their outstanding education and research, and is intended to motivate them to improve their education and research. He received a certificate and a prize money from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology Support Foundation. Associate Professor Uchiyama (left) and IS Dean Inoue Read more
The German Ambassador Dr. Clemens von Goetze and his team visited our laboratory and we showed them a few demonstrations. Read more
Our former student Hasegawa's paper has been accepted to MDPI Sensors Journal. His study confirmed that the speed of later work tended to improve when presenting the running human-shaped avatar on smart glasses. https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/22/6/2272 (The paper PDF is open access) Eiichi Hasegawa, Naoya Isoyama, Diego Vilela Monteiro (Birmingham City Univ), Nobuchika Sakata (Ryukoku Univ), and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa "The Effects of Speed-Modulated Visual Stimuli Seen through Smart Read more
Prof. Kiyoshi Kiyokawa received the IEEE VGTC VR Service Award and the 2022 IEEE VGTC VR Technical Achievement Award at the same time, and be selected as an inaugural class member of IEEE VGTC VR Academy of leading researchers in VR/AR. The IEEE VGTC VR Service Award was newly established in 2022 and Prof. Kiyoshi Kiyokawa became the first-ever recipient. The IEEE VGTC VR Technical Achievement Read more
At IEEE VR 2022, Ms. Hu (D1) presented her work at the Doctoral Consortium, and Mr. Zhang, Mr. Yoshimura, and Mr. Otono presented their work at the Poster Session. Xiaodan Hu "Designing and Optimizing Daily-wear Photophobic Smart Sunglasses" Yan Zhang, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Xubo Yang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) "Add-on Occlusion: An External Module for Optical See-through Augmented Reality Displays to Support Read more
Mr. Uno (M2) gave a following presentation at the 73rd Ubiquitous Computing Systems workshop, JSPS, which was held from March 7 to 8. [April 4, 2022] Mr. Uno later received the Best Paper Award from the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) Special Interest Group of Ubiquitous Computing Systems. Takuma Uno, Naoya Isoyama, Hideaki Uchiyama, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "Basic study of a 6-DOF underwater odometry system Read more
We had a farewell party for 9 M2 students who will be graduating this spring. Congratulations! Read more
Monica Perusquia-Hernandez has joined our laboratory as Associate Professor as of March 1st, 2022. Read more
Ms. Kono (M2) and Ms. Otsuka (M1) gave a presentation at Ubiquitous Wearable Workshop (UWW) 2021 on December 19th and 20th, 2021. Ms. Kono's presentation won the Best Student Presentation Award. Congratulations to Ms. Kono! ▪️Message from Ms. Kono I am delighted to be chosen for this award. I am grateful to all of our teachers and everyone who helped us. Although there are still many Read more
Mr. Hagimori (D2) gave an oral presentation at SigHaptics, the Virtual Reality Society of Japan which was held online from Nov. 29th to 30th. His presentation was about how changing the height of the seat changes the perception of one's own posture. Title: Effects of Sitting Posture on a Height Adjustable Chair on Standing Sensation and Postural Perception Presenter’s comment: It was a research presentation on Read more
[The call is closed as of July 9, 2021. Thank you very much for many applications!] Spring Seminar will be held from Fab 28 to Mar 2. The contents are as follows. If you are interested, please apply below. http://isw3.naist.jp/IS/PubWG/Spring2022/index-ja.html Development of AR Apps using AR Foundation and a smartphone AR Try-on App Speech Transcription App AR Object Placement App AR Furniture Arrangement App AR Drum-set Read more
Three M1 teams from our lab took on the challenge of the IVRC, a high-level VR competition for students, and performed very well. It was already an honor for us that all three teams advanced to the SEED STAGE, where only 26 of the 81 entries were selected, but two of them won top awards, making it a historic achievement. Congratulations to the M1 students! Can Read more