Jotaro Shigeyama (born in 1993) is currently a Master’s student at Hasso Plattner Institute in University of Potsdam / Cyber Interface Lab, the University of Tokyo. He is also a Ph.D candidate in Hasso Plattner Institute in University of Potsdam, with Prof. Patrick Baudisch. He is studying computer science in the graduate school of The University of Tokyo, after finished Associate degree in mechanical and electrical engineering in Tokuyama college of technology and Bachelor’s degree in mechano-informatics engineering in the University of Tokyo with Prof. Michitaka Hirose. He received HATAKEYAMA award for his academic excellency in mechanical engineering. His project was presented in various top-tier international conference including ACM SIGGRAPH / UIST and IEEE WorldHaptics. His current research area is haptic experience, virtual reality and human computer interaction.
PhD candidate at HCI group in Hasso Plattner Institute, 2018
Hasso Plattner Institute, with Prof. Patrick Baudisch
Master's student in University of Potsdam, 2018
The University of Potsdam
Master's student in Cyber Interface Lab, 2017
The University of Tokyo with Prof. Michitaka Hirose
BSc in Mechano-Informatics, 2017
The University of Tokyo (2014-2017), with Prof. Michitaka Hirose
A.Sc in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, 2014
Tokuyama College of Technology, The top on the list (2009-2014), with Prof. Kurt Fischer
HATAKEYAMA award, 2014
Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, Best Student Award
We present a new haptic device that enables blind users to continuously track the absolute position of moving objects in spatial virtual environments, as is the case in sports or shooter games.
Weight Moving VR Controller for Dynamic Rendering of 2D Shape Using Haptic Shape Illusion
Vision makes haptics
2D images turn into 3D parallax motion by illusion. Collaborated work with Nami Ogawa
An installation showed how conductive ink can design to be flexible.
Smart watch prototype using Intel Edison
AgIC tutorial designed for FAB10 Barcelona.
Optimization of condominium renovation based on reinforcement learning. Collaborated work with Takato Ishida and Chisato Hayakawa
Designing physiological SNS, awarded 1st prize on hackathon by Yahoo!.
CNC agricultural robot for IoT farming.
Remote controlled and automatic attitude controlled airplane project.
Publications / Journals (Peer Reviewed)
Oliver Schneider, Jotaro Shigeyama, Robert Kovacs, Thijs Jan Roumen, Sebastian Marwecki, Nico Boeckhoff, Patrick Baudisch, DualPanto: A Haptic Device that Enables Blind Users to Continuously Interact with Virtual Worlds, In Proceedings of UIST’18, October, TO APPEAR
Jotaro Shigeyama, Nami Ogawa, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Presenting resistive force by modifying joint angles of an avatar, VRSJ Jounal Special Issue, Vol.22, No.3, 2017
Publications / Journals (No Review)
Poster / Demo (Peer Reviewed)
Jotaro Shigeyama, Takeru Hashimoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Taiju Aoki, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Transcalibur : Weight Moving VR Controller for Dynamic Rendering of 2D Shape using Haptic Shape Illusion, SIGGRAPH 2018 Emerging Technologies, August 2018
Jotaro Shigeyama, Takeru Hashimoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Taiju Aoki, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Transcalibur : Dynamic 2D Haptic Shape Illusion of Virtual Object by Weight Moving VR Controller, SIGGRAPH 2018 Poster, August 2018, SIGGRAPH Student Research Competition Semi-Finalist
Yuji Suzuki, Jotaro Shigeyama, Shigeo Yoshida, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Food Texture Manipulation by Face Deformation, SIGGRAPH 2018 Poster, August 2018
Nami Ogawa, Jotaro Shigeyama, Takuji Narumi and Michitaka Hirose: Swinging 3D Lamps: A Projection Technique to Create 3D Illusions on a Static 2D Image, SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 Emerging Technologies, November 2017
Jotaro Shigeyama, Nami Ogawa, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Presenting a pseudo-haptic feedback in immersive VR environment by modifying avatar’s joint angle, IEEE World Haptics 2017, June 2017
Jotaro Shigeyama, Designing of English Education Supporting System using Multitouch System, Creative Engineering Design Competition, Kokura, Dec.2011 The Best Aesthetic Award
Poster / Demo (No Review)
Exhibitions / Invited Exhibitions
bryophytes.io, iiiExhibition 2017, The University of Tokyo
ゆらゆら立体灯，マジカリアル～ＶＲ・ＡＲが作り出す不思議体験～，SKIPシティ 彩の国ビジュアルプラザ 映像ミュージアム
Agricultural Revolution 3.0 “第三の農業革命 もう一つの未来に映る 希望的な世界”, Farmbot, 山形県鶴岡市, http://agri-revolution3.com/
Jotaro Shigeyama, Takeru Hashimoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Taiju Aoki, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose: Transcalibur : Weight Moving VR Controller for Dynamic Rendering of 2D Shape using Haptic Shape Illusion, SIGGRAPH 2018 Experience Presentations (TO APPEAR)
Awards and honors
U-Tokyo Architecture graduation work NAKAMURA-TATSUTARO Award for Project:CoPRO : collaborated with Takato Ishida
HackU 2015 UTxTama-art Grand Prize for Dokimakura
HATAKEYAMA Award (JSME Best student award ), Mar,2014