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3D modeling system for easily displaying complex congenital heart conditions
3D modeling system for easily displaying complex congenital heart conditions
December 13, 2013
Researchers have developed a system that can show in 3D the complicated heart structures of babies with congenital heart conditions. The pictures are easy to understand, and can be rendered quickly. "Babies can't be put in 3D scanners like...
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AR support system for constructing tensegrity structures
AR support system for constructing tensegrity structures
December 11, 2013
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Tensegrity structures are created using isolated struts held together with cables. By utilizing the tensile strength of the cables to place a compressive force on the struts, the structures feature high structural integrity and mechanical stability. This is an...
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Rehabilitation support robot "R-cloud" makes muscle movement visible
Rehabilitation support robot "R-cloud" makes muscle movement visible
December 4, 2013
Associate Professor Toshiaki Tsuji's Laboratory at Saitama University has developed R-cloud, a rehabilitation support robot that enables users to view how their own muscles move during rehabilitation and training. "This rehabilitation support robot is used for strengthening the arms. Its...
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Incendiary reflection mirror arouses emotions by subtly varying facial expressions
Incendiary reflection mirror arouses emotions by subtly varying facial expressions
December 3, 2013
At The University of Tokyo, the Hirose-Tanikawa Lab is doing R&D on a system that virtually creates and affects people's emotional states. "Here, we're exhibiting a system like a mirror. But in this mirror, the expression reflected is different...
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2x3D lets viewers watch 2D or 3D movies on the same screen simultaneously
2x3D lets viewers watch 2D or 3D movies on the same screen simultaneously
November 22, 2013
2x3D, developed by the Shirai Lab at Kanagawa Institute of Technology, is a system that lets the same screen be viewed simultaneously by people who want to watch it in 2D and 3D. Whereas conventional passive 3D systems use...
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Directable Physics Engine recreates 2D anime stylizations in 3D
Directable Physics Engine recreates 2D anime stylizations in 3D
November 19, 2013
The Igarashi Lab. at The University of Tokyo is developing a new type of physics engine which can faithfully recreate in 3D the stylizations common to 2D anime. "Physics engines are used in 3D animation, to generate the motions...
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Hairlytop Interface moves organically in response to light
Hairlytop Interface moves organically in response to light
November 13, 2013
The Hairlytop Interface is an interactive surface display made of soft solid-state actuators and optical sensors which react to light. Jointly developed by the University of Electro-Communications and Symphodia Phil, when placed on an iPad that is playing a...
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LightCloth - An interactive cloth woven from optic fibers
LightCloth - An interactive cloth woven from optic fibers
November 11, 2013
This is an interactive optic fiber cloth. It is made of side-emitting diffusive optic fibers so computer controlled light patterns can be displayed on it, and by attaching light receivers as well as light emitters, optical signals can be...
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Interact with virtual characters in the real world
Interact with virtual characters in the real world
November 7, 2013
This mixed reality interface places virtual characters in the real world. It was developed by the Naemura Lab at The University of Tokyo. Users can have an animated character jump onto their hand, as well as guide the character...
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Automatically sync multiple videos to an audio source in real time
Automatically sync multiple videos to an audio source in real time
November 6, 2013
This system synchronizes video tracks with an independent audio source in real-time. It has been developed by researchers at Waseda University. "Ordinarily, to play video and audio content in sync, some type of synchronization signal is necessary. But this...
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