I combine design and technology to make human experiences sharable to capture and exchange abilities, ultimately to amplify human senses. My overall goal: I want to give people a toolset to improve their physical and cognitive skills applying technology and design to enhance attention, comprehension, memory and ultimately decision making.

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Eyewear Computing

Smart Eyewear is the major enabling technology for application cases to enhance human senses.

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Human Enhancement

My goal is to use technical systems to enhance existing human abilities and to create new capabilities.

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Selected Publications

Evaluation of Facial Expression Recognition by A Smart Eyewear for Facial Direction Changes, Repeatability and Positional Drift. Masai, Katsutoshi and Kunze, Kai and Sugiura, Yuta and Ogata, Masa and Suzuki, Katsuhiro and Nakamura, Fumihiko and Shimamura, Sho and Inami, Masahiko and Sugimoto, Maki. To be published in ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS). 2017. Bibtex.

Eyewear computers for human-computer interaction. Bulling, Andreas and Kunze, Kai. interactions 23, 3. 2016. Bibtex.

atmoSphere: designing cross-modal music experiences using spatial audio with haptic feedback. Fushimi, Haruna and Kato, Daiya and Kamiyama, Youichi and Yanagihara, Kazuya and Minamizawa, Kouta and Kunze, Kai. ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies. 2017. Bibtex.

Quantifying reading habits: counting how many words you read. Kunze, Kai and Masai, Katsutoshi and Inami, Masahiko and Sacakli, Ă–mer and Liwicki, Marcus and Dengel, Andreas and Ishimaru, Shoya and Kise, Koichi. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2015. Bibtex.

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