I was promoted to a tenure track assistant professor at the University of Tsukuba.
Our research on EnhancedTouch project has been accepted by IEEE Haptics Symposium 2020! Taku Hachisu, Gregory Reardon, Yitian Shao, Kenji Suzuki, Yon Visell: Interpersonal Vibrotactile Feedback via Waves Transmitted through the Skin: Mechanics and Perception, in Proceedings of IEEE Haptics Symposium (HS) 2020, Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 28-31, 2020.
I presented a tutorial on haptics technologies for human-computer and human-human interactions at the SICE Annual Conference 2019. Yuichi Kurita, Taku Hachisu, Yasutoshi Makino, Masashi Nakatani, Shogo Okamoto, Toshiaki Tsuji, Shunsuke Yoshimoto: Introduction to Haptics- sensing, feedback, and sensory evaluation, The SICE Annual Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, Sep. 10-13, 2019.
Our work on EnhancedTouch (smart bracelet for augmenting interpersonal touch) has been accepted for publication in a future issue of IEEE Transactions on Haptics! Taku Hachisu, Kenji Suzuki:Representing Interpersonal Touch Directions by Tactile Apparent Motion using Smart Bracelets,IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. x, no. x, pp. xx-xx, 2019.
Our research on a wearable device for measuring face-to-face behavior won the best paper award of the IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems in 2018.
I will present my work-in-progress at UC Santa Barbara. I will also appear as a conference publicity chair. Taku Hachisu, Yitian Shao, Kenji Suzuki, Yon Visell:Empirical Study on Transfer Functions from Wrists to Hands,in Proceedings of IEEE World Haptics Conference 2019 (Work-in-Progress), Tokyo, Japan, Jun. 9-12, 2019.
Our work on EnhancedTouch received Presentation Award at a domestic conference.
I’m visiting Prof. Yon Visell who is a director of RE Touch Lab at the University of California, Santa Barbara as a visiting postdoctoral researcher. http://re-touch-lab.com/
Our research, EnhancedTouchX, an improved version of EnhancedTouch, has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019. Taku Hachisu, Baptiste Bourreau, Kenji Suzuki: EnhancedTouchX: Smart Bracelets for Augmenting Interpersonal Touch Interactions, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019, […]
We presented a wearable device for measuring interpersonal touch, EnhancedTouch, as an invited demonstration at AsiaHaptics2018. The videos are available at YouTube. Taku Hachisu, Kenji Suzuki: Smart Bracelets to Represent Directions of Social Touch with Tactile Apparent Motion, in Proceedings of AsiaHaptics 2018, Incheon, Korea, Nov. 14-16, 2018.