Welcome to CARE Lab

Mr. Higashi (M1) has taken an oversea internship at one of the most renowned research institute on AR, HIT Lab NZ of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand from February 5th to March 13th, 2020. He studied on synchronizing facial expressions of a virtual avatar and the real user so that it becomes able to be estimate the user's emotional status from the virtual avatar's Read more
Mr. Nakano and Mr. Koshi gave a presentation at Interaction 2020 on March 9th, 10th, 11th, 2020. Detail: http://www.interaction-ipsj.org/proceedings/2020/data/bib/INT20012.html Paper: http://www.interaction-ipsj.org/proceedings/2020/data/pdf/INT20012.pdf Introduction movie: http://www.interaction-ipsj.org/proceedings/2020/data/movie/INT20012.mp4 HP: https://www.interaction-ipsj.org/2020/ Read more
We held a farewell party for graduating students. Read more
We had Open Campus on February 22, 2020, and introduced our laboratory and demonstrated our research to so many visitors. Thank you for very much for coming! Read more
On December 23rd, 2019, we held and enjoyed an year-end party at Osakana Stand Yuji Fuse. Only laboratory has only three years' of history, but many new students have joined us and the party was so lively this year. Read more
Mr. Kawabe, Mr. Hasegawa, and Mr. Higashi (all M1) gave a presentation at Ubiquitous Wearable Workshop (UWW) 2019 on December 20th and 21st, 2019. Read more
IPSJ Special Interest Group on Entertainment Computing was held on December 13, 2019 at NAIST. From our laboratory, Mr. Kawabe, Mr. Kitayama. and Mr. Shikanai gave an oral presentation. In addition, Mr. Ito, Mr. Hasegawa, Mr. Higashi, and Mr. Yokomi gave a demonstration (all M1). above three people , Mr.Itoh , Mr.Hasegawa , Mr.Higashi and Mr.Yokomi had a demonstration announcement. Read more
We took a lab trip to Gifu from October 26th to 28th, 2019. We went to the world-heritage Shirakawa-go village and saw the sea of clouds, etc. Read more
Mr. Yan and Mr. Nakano gave an oral presentation at the top conference on AR/MR research, the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) 2019 in Beijing, China. Mr. Yan's presentation at the doctoral consortium was entitled "Design and Prototyping of Wide Field of View Optical See-throughHead-Mounted Displays with Per-pixel Occlusion Capability." Mr. Nakano's presentation at a regular technical session was entitled "DeepTaste: Augmented Read more
Mr. Saito (M2) gave a presentation at a workshop of MVE (Media Experience / Virtual Environement) of IEICE (the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers). Read more
Mr. Hagimori (M2) gave a presentation on "Combining Tendon Vibration and Visual Stimulation Enhances Kinesthetic Illusions" at Cyberworlds 2019 in Kyoto. Read more
Following five students have joined our laboratory from October, 2019. Welcome! Yang Zhengchang (M1) Hu Xiaodan (M1) Chotchaicharin Setthawut (M1) Raphaël Verret (Intern) Bastien Germain (Intern) Read more
Mr. Yokomi (M1) gave an oral and poster presentations at the VRSJ Annual Conference which was held from September 11th to 13th, 2019. Read more
Mr. Saito (M2) gave a presentation on "Roughness Perception in an Encountered Haptic Interface Using Drone" at an Interactive Session at IEEE World Haptics Conference on July 12th, 2019. Read more
Delegation from the Malaysian Ministry of Education visited our laboratory. Read more
Three M1 student groups developed and published web-based VR navigation applications for Open Campus spending one week. You can try them from Access in the menu. Read more
Kizashi Nakano (M1) has been accepted to IPA Exploratory IT Human Resources Project (Mitou Project). https://www.ipa.go.jp/jinzai/mitou/2019/koubokekka_index.html (in Japanese) Read more
We had Open Campus on May 18th, 2019. We introduced our research and demonstrated our systems to many visitors. Thank you very much! Read more
We had a study session on a 360 video camera Ricoh THETA in preparation for an in-lab training assignment on the development of a web-based VR navigation application. Read more
Our collaborative research with Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Otago, Osaka University, and Wakayama University on a new optical see-through near-eye display has been featured by Japanese online media. This system shows a virtual image not by adding light but by subtracting light by using a phase-only spatial light modulator. This study has been presented at IEEE VR 2019 and recognized as one of 11 Read more
10 new M1 students have joined our laboratory. Welcome! Cong Xi Kenta Higashi Yuya Kitayama Keisuke Ito Takahito Kobayashi Masatoshi Yokomi Keisuke Nishizawa Eiichi Hasegawa Atsushi Kawabe Yuusuke Shikanai. Read more
Naoya Isoyama Joined our laboratory as Assistant Professor as of 1st April. Read more
Below the paper win "Best Paper Runner-up Award". The paper will appear in IEEE Xplorer. Speech-Driven Facial Animation by LSTM-RNN for Communication Use Ryosuke Nishimura, Nobuchika Sakata, Tomu Tominaga, Yoshinori Hijikata, Kensuke Harada, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa Read more
Mr. Koshi present "Augmented Concentration: Visual Noise Reduction for Improving Concentration  with a Video See-Through HMD" as a poster paper at APMAR2019. Read more
Prof. Kiyokawa and his organizing team has successfully organized IEEE VR 2019, the top conference on virtual reality and 3D user interfaces, from March 23 to 27, 2019 at Osaka International Convention Center. A record number of 1200+ people have participated in the event. Please refer to the conference website for more details at: http://www.ieeevr.org/2019 Read more
We have presented 2 TVCG Papers, 4 Posters and 2 Research Demos at IEEE VR2019!! TVCG Papers Light Attenuation Display: Subtractive See-Through Near-Eye Display via Spatial Color Filtering, Yuta Itoh, Tobias Langlotz, Daisuke Iwai, Toshiyuki Amano, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa The Influence of Label Design on Search Performance and Noticeability in Wide Field of View Augmented Reality Displays, Ernst Kruijff, Jason Orlosky, Naohiro Kishishita, Christina Trepkowski, and Read more
Our collaborative research with the University of Electro-Communications and the University of Tokyo on a gustatory manipulation AR system has been featured by several Japanese online media. This system is to induce gustatory illusions by changing food appearance by a neural network called GAN in real-time. A poster and a research demonstration about this study will be presented at IEEE VR 2019. https://shiropen.com/seamless/enchanting-your-noodles https://www.moguravr.com/ar-ramen-yakisoba/ Read more
On 18th January 2019, a M1 student, Masaki Koshiki, has made a poster presentation entitled “Improving Concentration by Visual Noise Reduction with a Video See-Through HMD” at SIG-MR in Kyoto.   Read more
We were going to Second Lab trip, even as day trip. The site was Kyoto. It is slightly strange experiment to go with close sightseeing place. Read more
On 25th December, we have hold Year-end party of 2018 at Gyuukaku yakiniku restaurant. All people have fun without any business. Read more