Research

My work combines design and technology to capture and share human experiences, to exhange abilities, and amplify human senses. My overall goal: I want to give people a tools to foster inert talent and empower new skills.

You can find up-to-date works on my research group site: Geist.

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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

MetaArms: Body Remapping Using Feet-Controlled Artificial Arms. Saraiji, MHD Yamen and Sasaki, Tomoya and Kunze, Kai and Minamizawa, Kouta and Inami, Masahiko. The 31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. 2018. Bibtex.

Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuators for Soft, Wearable Haptic Devices. Chernyshov, George and Tag, Benjamin and Caremel, Cedric and Cao, Feier and Liu, Gemma and Kunze, Kai. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. 2018. Bibtex.

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.

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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