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What's New

Organizational changes in our laboratory is not described in this page, but in the "history" page. Although small changes are updated very often, only relatively important updates are listed in this page. In our laboratory's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ pages, recent topics related on our laboratory and announcements on introduction in a media and announcement are timely uploaded. You can visit even if you don't have a Facebook account.

2017
Jun. 9 "Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory II Channel" was started in YouTube.
May 15 Added Winding Manipulator Based on High-speed Visual Feedback Control, Human Cooperative Task with Multiple Degree of Freedom Using a High-speed Hand System.
May 9 Added Tracking Background-oriented Schlieren: shock-wave image measurement of high-speed flying objects in YouTube.
- Added Tracking BOS: shock-wave image measurement of high-speed flying objects.
May 1 Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.2017).
Apr. 18 Added SENSECASE: Crafting Deformable Interfaces to Physically Augment Smartphones in YouTube.
- Revise the page "Generic Method for Crafting Deformable Interfaces to Physically Augment Smartphones" to SENSECASE: Crafting Deformable Interfaces to Physically Augment Smartphones.
Apr. 13 Added Advanced Inspection System on Expressways Using Pixel-wise Deblurring Imaging in YouTube.
Apr. 11 Added Rapid blending of closed curves based on curvature flow.
Apr. 6 Renewed Sensor Fusion's top page.
Apr. 3 Renewed Dynamic Image Control's top page and Active Perception's top page.
- Added Variable Focus Microlens Array Based On Dielectric Elastomer Actuator, Learning Supportive System to Electrical Stimulation, Pixel-wise Deblurring Imaging(PDI) and Research on advanced inspection of highways.
Mar. 30 Added INORI -PRAYER-: Collaboration with WOW, TOKYO, and AyaBambi.
Mar. 22 Added Dynamic Projection Mapping; Now and the Future at Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory in YouTube.
Mar. 13 Changed the research group's name from MP:Meta Perception group to AP:Active Perception group.
Mar. 8 Added History of Vision Chip at Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory in YouTube.
Mar. 1 Added 3D Augmented Reality Head-Up-Display.
- Added 3D Augmented Reality Head-Up-Display for the Advanced Driver Assistance System in-vehicle in YouTube.
Feb. 23 Added Dynamic Compensation Robot with a Newly Developed High-speed Vision Chip .
- Added Dynamic Compensation Robot with a Newly Developed High-speed Vision Chip in YouTube.
Feb. 6 Added Vision Chip developed by Sony and Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory of the University of Tokyo.
- Added ISSCC 2017 New Vision Chip Demo in YouTube.
2016
Dec. 26 Added Robotic Pitching by Rolling Ball on Fingers for a Randomly Located Target.
Oct. 19 Added Research outline of "High-speed projector and its applications", Dynamic projection mapping onto deforming non-rigid surface using a high-speed projector, Deformable Dot Cluster Marker: Marker for high-speed non-rigid surface tracking, High-resolution Shape and Color Integration of Dynamic Rigid Body Using 3D Motion Sensing System and Fast Archiving System with Touch Interaction using Wearable High-speed Vision.
- Added Dynamic Projection Mapping in YouTube.
Aug. 19 Added High-speed 3D Sensing with Three-view Geometry Using a Segmented Pattern.
- Added High-speed 3D Sensing with Three-view Geometry using a Segmented Pattern in YouTube.
Jul. 20 Renewed ZoeMatrope: A System for Physical Material Design and Phyxel: Realistic Display using Physical Objects with High-speed Spatially Pixelated Lighting.
Jul. 13 Added ZoeMatrope: A System for Physical Material Design in YouTube.
Jul. 4 Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.2016).
Jun. 15 Added Fully Automatic Peg-and-Hole Alignment based on Dynamic Compensation and Fully Automatic Robotic Tracking of Uncertain Contours.
- Added Fully Automatic Peg-and-Hole Alignment Based on Dynamic Compensation and Fully Automatic Robotic Tracking of Uncertain Contours in YouTube.
May 12 Added High-speed roll camera and Occlusion-Robust 3D Sensing Using Aerial Imaging.
- Added Occlusion-Robust 3D Sensing Using Aerial Imaging in YouTube.
May 3 Added High-Speed Image Rotator for Blur-Canceling Roll Camera in YouTube.
Apr. 15 Added Dielectric Elastomer Based Laser Beam Pointing Method, Targeted modeling for dynamic background subtraction in high-speed sequences, Saccade Mirror calibration and Fractal-based camera calibration pattern.
Apr. 6 Renewed Members.
2015
Nov. 24 Added Dynamic Compensation - Toward the Next-Generation Industrial Robot.
- Added Dynamic Compensation - Toward the Next-Generation Industrial Robot in YouTube.
Nov. 19 Added Human-Robot Cooperation for Micrometer-Order Manipulation Using High-Speed Vision.
- Added Human-Robot Cooperation for Micrometer-Order Manipulation Using High-Speed Vision in YouTube.
Nov. 3 Added Robotic Button Spinner - Manipulation of High-speed Rotating Object via Twisted Thread in YouTube.
Oct. 23 Added Telemanipulation System Using High-Speed Vision and High-Speed Multifingered Robot Hand and Human-Robot Cooperative System using a High-speed Vision System and a Robot Hand.
Oct. 20 Added 3D Motion Sensing of any Object by Using Multiplexed Lasers.
- Added 3D Motion Sensing of any Object without Prior Knowledge in YouTube.
Oct. 7 Added High-speed roll camera.
Sep. 24 Added Lumipen 2: Illumination and Magic by Dynamic Projection Mapping in YouTube.
Sep. 11 Renewed Janken (rock-paper-scissors) robot with 100% winning rate (human-machine cooperation system).
- Added Janken (rock-paper-scissors) Robot with 100% winning rate: 3rd version in YouTube.
Jul. 29 Added DynaFlash: High-speed 8-bit image projector at 1,000fps with 3ms delay.
- Added DynaFlash: High-speed 8-bit image projector at 1,000fps with 3ms delay in YouTube.
Jun. 3 Added Visual Shock Absorber with Anti-rebound Property Based on Maxwell Model.
May 8 Added Rapid SVBRDF Measurement by Algebraic Solution Based on Adaptive Illumination in YouTube.
- Renewed the design of "Movies, YouTube".
- Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.2015).
Apr. 27 Renewed Document Digitization and its Quality Improvement using a Multi-camera Array.
Apr. 18 Renewed Stand Alone High-speed Vision System with Dynamic Capture Control.
- Added Rapid SVBRDF Measurement by Algebraic Solution Based on Adaptive Illumination , High-accuracy rectification technique of deformed document image using Tiled Rectangle Fragments (TRFs) , Sequential 3D reconstruction for a moving object based on time-series propagation using high-speed cameras and Document Image Rectification using Advance Knowledge of 3D Deformation.
Apr. 2 Renewed Members.
Mar. 31 Renewed Dynamic Image Control's top page and Meta Perception's top page.
- Added Information Display with an Afterimage by Laser Projection Moving Object, A pair of diopter-adjustable eyeglasses for presbyopia correction, High-Speed Real-time Range Finding by Projecting Structured Light Field, An adaptive achromatic doublet design by double variable focus lenses, FTIR based calibration of Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display and camera system and Target Tracking.
Mar. 28 Renewed Sensor Fusion's top page.
Mar. 23 Added Lumipen 2: Robust Tracking for Dynamic Projection Mapping in YouTube.
Mar. 3 Added Optics revolution: variable focus lens with large aperture in YouTube.
Feb. 16 Renewed Vision Architecture's top page.
- Renewed Standalone High-Speed Vision System.
Jan. 5 Changed "Papers, Media" from "Papers, Booklet, Pamphlet" and added a tab of "Booklet on Research".
- Renewed the design of "Contact Info, Access".
- Moved the tag of "Awards" to the group of Laboratory.
2014
Nov. 5 Added Toward the Dream of a Baseball Android in YouTube.
Oct. 14 Added Report: "Recognition and Behavior in Smart Systems 2014" and SAILING Authors&Publishing.
Oct. 9 Added Running Progress - The History of Project ACHIRES - in YouTube.
Sep. 1 Added ACHIRES: High-speed Bipedal Running Robot System.
Aug. 28 Added ACHIRES: Bipedal Running Using High-speed Visual Feedback and (no narration version) ACHIRES: Bipedal Running Using High-speed Visual Feedback in YouTube.
Aug. 12 Added SHIP-v: High Frame Rate Video Samples for researches of High-speed Image Processing in YouTube.
Aug. 4 Added VibroTracker; Tele-Vibration by Visual Target Tracking and Vibration Measurement (Revised Video) in YouTube.
Jul. 15 Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.2014).
Jul. 8 Added Recognition and Behavior in Smart Systems in YouTube.
Jun. 20 Added Services for High-speed Image Processing - Videos.
May 20 Added High Speed Gesture UI for Three Dimensional Display zSpace.
- Added High Speed Gesture Recognition for zSpace 3D Display in YouTube.
May 7 Added AIRR Tablet: Floating Display with High-Speed Gesture UI - Interactive Display in 3D Free Space -.
- Added AIRR Tablet: Floating Display with High-Speed Gesture UI in YouTube.
Apr. 26 Added Generic Method for Crafting Deformable Interfaces to Physically Augment Smartphones.
Apr. 9 Added Real-time 3D Page Tracking and Book Status Recognition.
Apr. 7 Added Anywhere Surface Touch: utilizing any surface as an input area with a wearable device.
Apr. 1 Changed the lab's name from Ishikawa Oku Lab to Ishikawa Watanabe Lab.
2013
Oct. 31 Added Janken (rock-paper-scissors) Robot with 100% winning rate: 2nd version in YouTube.
Oct. 29 Added 1ms Auto Pan-Tilt; Yo-yo version in YouTube.
Oct. 17 Add "SAILING: Smart Architecture and Integration Lead Intelligence to the Next Generation" in the top page.
Sep. 1 Added VibroTracker.
Aug. 12 Added VibroTracker: You can feel vibrations of moving objects in YouTube.
Jun. 19 Added Lumipen: Projection Mapping on a Moving Object in YouTube.
Jun. 8 Added a new item:"News Papers, Journals, and Web" in the page of "Papers" and a related page of "News Papers, Journals, and Web".
May 30 Added High-Resolution Surface Reconstruction based on Multi-level Implicit Surface from Multiple Range Images and Standalone High-Speed Vision System.
May 17 Added Visual and Tactile Cues for High-Speed Interaction.
May 16 Added Visual and Tactile Cues for High-Speed Interaction in YouTube.
May 14 Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.3).
Apr. 19 Added Basic Concept and Technical Terms.
Apr. 1 Renewed Members.
Jan. 24 Renewed Vision Architecture, Book Flipping Scanning and Reconstruction of 3D Surface and Restoration of Flat document Image from Monocular Image Sequence.
- Added BFS-Solo: High Speed Book Digitization using Monocular Video.
- Added BFS-Solo: High Speed Book Digitization using Monocular Video in YouTube.
2012
Dec. 28 Added Ultra High-speed Robot Based on 1 kHz Vision System and Dynamic Intelligent Systems Based on 1 kHz Vision System in YouTube.
Dec. 12 Added Automatic page turner machine for Book Flipping Scanning.
Nov. 22 Our YouTube channel "IshikawaLab Channel" achieved 4 million views.
Nov. 17 Added BFS-Auto: High Speed Book Scanner at over 250 pages/min in YouTube.
Nov. 16 Renewed Vision Architecture and Proof-of-concept prototype for Book Flipping Scanning.
- Added Book Flipping Scanning, BFS-Auto: High Speed & High Definition Book Scanner and Digitization of Deformed Documents using a High-speed Multi-camera Array.
Oct. 5 Added High-Speed Estimation of Multi-finger Position and Pose for Input Interface of the Mobile Devices and Finger Detection based on Data Fusion of Fish-eye Stereo Camera for 3D-Gesture Input Interface.
Jul. 9 Our YouTube channel "IshikawaLab Channel" achieved 3 million views.
Jul. 6 Added 1ms Auto Pan-Tilt for perfect recentering in YouTube.
Jun. 30 Our YouTube channel "IshikawaLab Channel" achieved 2 million views.
Jun. 28 Our YouTube channel "IshikawaLab Channel" achieved 1 million views.
Jun. 27 Renewed "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.2).
Jun. 26 Added Janken (rock-paper-scissors) robot with 100% winning rate (human-machine cooperation system).
Jun. 25 Added Janken (rock-paper-scissors) Robot with 100% winning rate in YouTube.
Jun. 1 Renewed design.
- Added History.
Apr. 22 Added Active 3D sensing using a multifingered hand.
Apr. 1 Changed the research group's name from VC:Vision Chip group to VA:Vision Architecture group.
- Added Viseme Classi cation Using High-Frame-Rate Vision.
- Renewed Members.
May 31 Added Rotational Holding of Discotic Flexible Object using a Multifingered Hand.
May 28 Added High-speed Tracking by Hand-eye Configured Visual Servoing with Cylindrical Coordinate Approach and Spatial Resolution Improvement Method using High Speed Active Vision System.
2011
Oct. 26 Renewed Dynamic Image Control Movies.
Oct. 21 Added High Quality Video-shooting System for Dynamic Sport Games by Super-speed Tracking.
Oct. 11 Renewed Dynamic Image Control Movies.
Sep. 22 Added "Booklet on Our Research" (ver.1).
Jul. 7 Added Laserinne and HaptiKar.
Jun. 24 Added High-Speed 3D Tracking of Chlamydomonas with Phase-Contrast Microscope.
Apr. 11 Added High-speed Catching Based on Inverse Motion Approach.
Apr. 1 Changed the lab's name from Ishikawa Komuro Lab to Ishikawa Oku Lab.
- Renewed Members.
Jan. 12 Renewed What's New and Past What's New's format.
2010
Dec. 13 Added Stationary Observation System for High-speed Flying Objects.
- Renewed Saccade Mirror: High-speed Gaze Control Device using Rotational Mirrors.
Sep. 3 Renewed Menu.
Sep. 1 Renewed Members and High-Speed Variable-Focus Optical System for Extended Depth of Field.
Aug. 1 Added Wide Range Image Sensing Using a Thrown-up Camera.
Jun. 17 Dynamic Folding of a Cloth using Dual High-speed Multifingered Hand and Slider.
Apr. 1 Renewed Members.
- Added VolVision: High-speed Capture in Unconstrained Camera Motion.
May 31 Added High-Speed Focusing Vision.
Jan. 4 Added Dynamic Manipulation of a Linear Flexible Object with a High-speed Robot Arm.
2009
Dec. 28 Added Catching a small object in high-speed motion.
Nov. 5 Renewed Dynamorph Lens: A High-Speed Liquid Lens with High Resolution.
Sep. 26 Added Quasi Stationary Observation of Dynamic Microorganism and High-speed Active Vision using Galvano Mirrors.
Sep. 17 Added High-Speed Variable-Focus Optical System for Extended Depth of Field, Synchronized Video: An Interface for Harmonizing Video with Body Movements, and High-resolution Shape Reconstruction from Multiple Range Images.
Aug. 25 "IshikawaLab Channel" was started in YouTube.
Aug. 17 Added Book Flipping Scanning.
Jul. 24 Added Throwing and Batting Robot System.
Jun. 2 Renewed Link.
May 12 Added Knotting manipulation based on skill synthesis.
Apr. 28 Renewed Facility
2008
Oct. 28 Renewed Top Page's design.
Oct. 15 Renewed Meta Perception Movies.
Oct. 7 Added Multi-frame Simultaneous Alignment for Reconstruction of a High-resolution 3D Shape.
Oct. 6 Added The DeformableWorkspace: a Membrane between Real and Virtual Space.
Aug. 29 Renewed almost all Japanese pages in a unified format.
Aug. 25 Renewed High-Speed Tracking of Ascidian Spermatozoa.
- Added High-Speed Scanning Microscope by Depth From Diffraction (DFDi) Method and High-Speed DFDi Algorithm for Multiple Cells.
Aug. 19 Added Our friend Dr. Jacqueline Kirk, killed in Afghanistan.
Jun. 3 Rechanged the group photo in Members page.
Apr. 4 Changed the lab's name from Ishikawa Namiki Komuro Lab to Ishikawa Komuro Lab.
- Canged the research group's name from MVF:Micro Visual Feedback group to DIC:Dinamic Image Controlgroup.
- Renewed Papers List.
- Renewed Members.
- Renewed Print button.
2007
Oct. 3 Added Processor for High-speed Moment-based Analysis of Numerous Objects.
Oct. 2 Added High-speed Vision with Massively Parallel Coprocessors.
Oct. 1 Added Real-time Particle Measurement/Fluid Measurement.
Jun. 7 Added Meta-Perception Movies.
Jun. 3 Renewed Former Members List.
- Added High-speed Throwing Motion Based on Wave Propagation.
Apr. 6 Added Real-time Shape Measurement of a Moving/Deforming Object.
Apr. 16 Renewed Vision Chip Movies.

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