Augmenting and Improving the Functions and Capabilities of Human Mind & Body
Augmented Human technology leading to new frontiers
Augmenting and improving human abilities can lead to providing new possibilities for us. To realize this, we need to precisely value the mutual interactions between humans and the environment. Our research concentrates on enhancing the human body and mind by developing “suitable connections” for humans.
We are aiming to realize a system which adapts to the surrounding environment and humans in it from the perspective of an ‘Intelligent Space’. By collecting data from sensors and actuators scattered over the entire living space, we will learn the behavior of the user and adapt the surroundings to their characteristics.
There are many ways to apply this technology. Examples include, extending sensory and tactile function, a new sports training method using virtual reality (VR) devices, controlling devices with gestures, and raising the overall level of intellectual abilities utilizing artificial intelligence (AI).
Extending humans’ limits with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)(First half: Controlling sensitivity related to position of human body, Later half: application to correcting form during sports training)