Keio University

Design Mail a Button-Down Shirt as a Love Letter

Japanese graduate student Yokoi Masako makes stationary that turn into shirts

Technology Viewers ‘Feel’ 3D Video

Developed by Solidray, the system incorporates visual and tactile feedback to enable people to experience virtual objects.

Design Robot Perfectly Recreates Ancient Japanese Calligraphy

The Motion Copy System can identify and store complex brush strokes, enabling a robot to reproduce them as if it were a human.

Innovation 'Transparent' Car Has No Blind Spots

Image projection technology helps drivers "see through" a car's back seat to reveal hazards behind them.

Luxury Intel IQ: Avatar Robots Let Users Feel What The Droids Feel

The TELESAR V allows a human controller to experience the same sensations as the robot, even from thousands of miles away.

Home Smart Plants That Can React To Their Owners [Video]

Japanese researchers are making plants more interactive, using sensors and actuators to make them move them when you're nearby.

Advertising Interactive Poster Gives You A Kiss When You Come Close

Posters may soon give you a playful kiss when you get close to them, thanks to innovations from a student research group from Japan's Keio University.

Gaming & Play Japanese Researchers Create Touchable 3D Characters [Video]

The group demonstrates the tech, which uses a tactile interface and naked eye 3D display.

Technology Medical Technology May Lead To A Modern "Smell-O-Vision"

Originally developed to measure a person's sense of smell, the Fragrance Jet II could be used for different kinds of fragrance generators in the future.

Design Blob Motility Makes Breakthrough In Metamorphic Materials

Using robotics and material technology, Japanese researchers at Keio University create a programmable material.