Keiichi Watanuki

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In recent years, the effect of globalization environment, and the aging of engineers and skill workers have tremendously changed the manufacture industry, therefore, transfer of technology and skill has become a very important issue. Parallel with the advancement of the Internet, e-learning systems stress on the learning of knowledge, skill transfer is(More)
We developed a device that promotes walking which uses a two-dimensional emotion map for the exercise of the elderly. This map was made with two axes, the horizontal axis was pleasant or unpleasant, with the vertical axis being arousal or not, same as the circumplex model of affect (J. A. Russell (1980)). This device has two means to promote walking. One is(More)
We developed a walking assistance apparatus which can be used for gait training of neuro-rehabilitation for patients and for the promotion of exercise for the elderly. This apparatus assists only the ankle joints of the equipped person according to the posture of him/her while not only walking, but also getting up, sitting, and standing. By using this(More)
This paper proposes a new virtual reality-based skill transfer and human resource development system for casting design, which is composed of the explicit and tacit knowledge transfer systems using synchronized multimedia and the knowledge internalization system using portable virtual environment. In our proposed system, the education content is displayed(More)
HUD is a device that can help driver recognize various kinds of information quickly with attention to traffic environment. We have studied drivers' cognitive characteristics to unravel fundamental requirements for designing a user-friendly HUD. In this presentation we consider two factors; the binocular disparity that affects the image quality of HUD; the(More)