that's me ;)

Hi, I'm Kai. I strive to make technology more accessible and our lives more predictable.
-General love for science, hacking and playing with tech- I work as an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Media Desing, Keio University, Japan. more


21 - 23 May 2014 Pervasive Health Istanbul, Turkey.
19 May 2014 ISWC PC Meeting at Google, Mountain View.
18 May 2014 visiting d-school , Stanford, US.
18 - 23 Apr 2014 attending CHI , Seoul.
16 Apr 2014 organized EyeWear Computing Workshop , Tokyo.
10-13 Mar 2014 attending Augmented Human , Singapore.
27 Jan 2014 NAIST visit and talk, Nara, Japan.
27-30 Dec 2014 talk at 31C3, Slides.
20 Oct 2014 visiting Tokuda Lab, Slides.
01-05 Sep 2014 attending a Dagstuhl Seminar.
28-31 Jul 2014 attending MIRU in Okayama.

Recent Blog Posts

Affective Wear- Recognizing facial expressions

Katsutoshi Masai, one of my Master students had the idea to track facial expressions using low cost sensors in glasses. Quite nice work!

August 18, 2015

Super Human Sports: Augmenting Blind Soccer

I'm getting more and more fascinated by augmenting Blind Soccer. After 3 blind soccer trainings, we had now a couple of meetings to discuss how to extend and enhance the play experience.

February 18, 2015

31C3 Talk Slides: Eye Wear Computing

Here are the video and slides from my talk. Hope you like it. Please if you have some critique write me a mail.

February 9, 2015

31C3 Aftermath

Finally, I have a little time to write about the congress. As the last couple of years, I attended the 31st Chaos Communication Congress between Christmas and New Year.

January 17, 2015

Eye-Wear Computing

Smart glasses and, in general, eyewear are a fairly novel device class with a lot of possibilities for unobtrusive activity tracking. That's why I'm very excited to be working in the Team of Masahiko Inami Sensei at Keio Media Design to do research on J!NS MEME.

November 30, 2014

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