Welcome to CARE Lab

In September, 2020, we welcomed three interns; Mr. Ishizuka from National Institute of Technology, Yonago College, Mr. Shimokubo from National Institute of Technology, Kagoshima College, and Mr. Hatakeyama from Waseda University. Mr. Ishizuka did the internship entirely online for two weeks and learnt how to use Unity and Vuforia to detect hand-drawn illustrations, make them float and animate in mid-air, and realize an AR shooting game. Read more
4 M1 students, Yoshimitsu, Yoshimura, Fukuda, and Uno participated in the IVRC 2020 SEED STAGE. For the IVRC, they created a system named Kusugutte-mina that enables a user to tickle himself/herself with ones' own hands. (Participant's voice) "Although we were not able to go to the next LEAP STAGE, it was a very good experience for us. From now on, we'll do our best for own Read more
The old blinds in the lab were replaced with colorful curtains.   Read more
The Summer Seminar was held from August 19 (Wednesday) to 21 (Friday). At the Summer Seminar, participants worked on application development like the followings. Use an M5Stack Gray to acquire motion data of the 9-axis sensor, and then classify the user motion in real-time by using a few machine learning algorithms. Use Unity and Vuforia to detect hand-drawn illustrations, make them float and animate in mid-air, Read more
We held a Joint Workshop with Kuroda Lab of Tsukuba University on August 21, 2020. Kuroda Lab is a new laboratory established last year in Tsukuba University, aiming at social implementation of technology in the medical field and everyday life based on the concept of "creating the next generation of life and society with advanced information engineering technology." From our lab, Mr. Hagimori (D1), Mr. Kobayashi (M2), Read more
The following book, which teaches you a wide range of theoretical and practical aspects of augmented reality, has been published by McGraw-Hill in August 2020. It has 520 pages and is extremely informative, especially for those who actually work with their hands. It may only be available on Amazon India yet, but it has a high 5-star rating. Chetankumar G. Shetty, a visiting researcher in our Read more
We introduced five HoloLens2 for research. Read more
Kizashi Nakano (D1) has been accepted to the 4th member of Kuma Foundation (The Creator Scholarship). Kuma Foundation HP:https://kuma-foundation.org/student/kizashi-nakano Read more
We introduced five Varjo XR-1 headsets for research. Read more
Mr. Hasegawa gave a presentation at DICOMO 2020 (Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium) and received Young Researcher Award. Presented paer Eiichi Hasegawa, Naoya Isoyama, Nobuchika Sakata, and Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, "Effects of video speed on smart glasses to viewer's working speed" Message from Mr. Hasegawa "Originally, the conference was supposed to be held in Kochi Prefecture, however, it was held online because of COVID-19. I was Read more
The 2020 NAIST Open Campus was held as a Virtual Open Campus using VR technology. CARE Lab cooperated fully with IMDLab and other laboratories to realize the event, especially for the maintenance of 360-degree video content, the holding of VR concierge using the VR SNS platform Cluster, and the design of the VR goggles. In addition, Mr. Nishizawa (M2) of our laboratory created an AR web Read more
Mr. Nakano (D1) has been certified as an IPA Mito Super Creator in 2019. Congratulations! Project Title: Design of food experience in VR space IPA Mito HP: https://www.ipa.go.jp/jinzai/mitou/2019/20200528.html Creator Introduction: https://www.ipa.go.jp/files/000082593.pdf Read more
8 M1 students have joined CARE Lab this spring! Uno Takuma Kato Taiki Kono Mayuka Baba Takeru Fukuda Akihisa Fukumoto Naoya Yoshimitsu Masahiro Yoshimura Kazuma Read more
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