University of electro-communications

05.08.12
Qumarion 3D modeling mannequin coming soon for $750, still won't play with your kid (video)
05.08.12

Qumarion 3D modeling mannequin coming soon for $750, still won't play with your kid (video)

Trying to get convincing, natural poses out of 3D models can be tricky, so it's a relief that two...

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04.03.12
Scientists train Kinect to follow your tongue wagging
04.03.12

Scientists train Kinect to follow your tongue wagging

We've seen Microsoft's diverse little Xbox motion controller go on to do a heck of a lot more than...

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11.07.11
NSK developing Kinect-laced robotic guide dog for the blind (video)
11.07.11

NSK developing Kinect-laced robotic guide dog for the blind (video)

Have you ever looked at a robotic dog, scratched your head and thought, "Why?" Well, NSK has just...

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09.15.11
'Phantom sensation' haptic tech recreates the feeling of getting virtually stabbed
09.15.11

'Phantom sensation' haptic tech recreates the feeling of getting virtually stabbed

When it comes to gaming, the more realistic the better, right? Sure, it's all fun until we start...

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05.12.11
Tokyo school takes Facebook Poking to a creepy new level (video)
05.12.11

Tokyo school takes Facebook Poking to a creepy new level (video)

You've got to hand it to Tokyo's University of Electro-Communications, the school's researchers h...

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05.10.11
Touchscreen prototype brings fake insects to life with tactile sensations (video)
05.10.11

Touchscreen prototype brings fake insects to life with tactile sensations (video)

The laboratory that taught us all to love again via kissing machine is back, and this time, thank...

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07.28.10
Head-mounted display controls video camera, keeps you painfully single
07.28.10

Head-mounted display controls video camera, keeps you painfully single

At the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, Satoshi Nariai demonstrates something called...

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