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We developed a floating avatar system that integrates a blimp with a virtual avatar to create a unique telepresence system. Our blimp works as an avatar and contains several pieces of equipment, including a projector and a speaker as the output functions. Users can communicate with others by transmitting their facial image through the projector and voice(More)
We have developed a unique wearable wig-based computing device. Our device looks natural and enhances users' activities and appearance. Previous wearable computing research has mainly focused on how to provide effective computational functions for users. However, the researchers have not taken appearance into account, so users who wear them usually looks(More)
A 68-year-old woman had clinical signs of an acute myocardial infarction. Echocardiography revealed a tumor in the left atrium. Coronary angiography demonstrated total occlusion at RCA#1. On emergency operation a left atrial myxoma was removed and aortocoronary saphenous vein graft to the right coronary artery was performed. The operative correction of(More)
We have developed a face-to-avatar system that integrates a blimp with a virtual avatar for a unique telepresence system. Our aerotop telepresence system has two advantages comparing with conventional telepresence systems. One is to provide unique communication between user and physical blimp avatar. The blimp works as an avatar and contains several pieces(More)
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