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Previous (2017) Conference Program

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Keynote Session

June 22 (Thu) 10:30 – 11:30
Venue: Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Sight

Nissan Motor's New Challenge for Vehicle Development Innovation

Mitsuro Antoku
Corporate Vice President,
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan Motor is working on fundamental system innovation (electrification and vehicle intelligence) which will change the conventional vehicle development. For the symbolic innovation; autonomous drive technology and electric vehicles, the development concept, the latest status and the challenge for the spreading the technology will be introduced. Then Nissan’s vision of vehicle development engaged to future will be discussed.

Keynote Session

June 22 (Thu) 14:00 – 16:10
Venue: Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Sight

Practical Use of 3D/VR Technology in Canon's Design Process

Yoshifumi Ishikawa
Senior General Manager, Design Center,

The visualization capabilities of 3D and CG technology, originally introduced to improve the efficiency of development, has a wide practical use in the field of design. This lecture introduces recent examples of Canon design, where 3D and CG technology was used in the design process.
From VR to Telexistence -Having Physical Avatar Body in the Real World-

Susumu Tachi, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus,
The University of Tokyo

The virtual/augmented reality market value is estimated to become 80 to 100 billion USD in 2020. Severe competition toward haptic VR products is underway in order to enhance currently available audio-visual VR products, which in turn will lead to the development of telexistence products. The present status and future prospects of VR and telexistence will be discussed in special relation to robotics, AI, and network technologies.
Affectivemedia and VR

Michitaka Hirose, Dr.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
The University of Tokyo

Affective Media, the novel technology which interacts with our higher-level brain activity has been becoming popular. In my talk, the relationship between VR and this technology is introduced and its industrial impact is discussed.

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