JANE member seminar on tele-existence held on December 15th

On December 15th, JANE hosted a members’ seminar themed on tele-existence.
Tele-existence refers to a technology that enables a human operator to perform remote tasks through a surrogate robot. The movements of an operator wearing special devices are reproduced in real time by a humanoid robot, and the human operator can feel the senses of touch, sight and sound via their surrogate.

■Reference information:
・University of Tokyo Tachi Lab YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/tachilab
・Tachi Laboratory website: http://tachilab.org/

JANE invited Mr. Yukihiro Ueda of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to speak about the future potentials of tele-existence based on latest research result. JST has been taking the lead in tele-existence and physical media research in partnership with Satoshi Tachi, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo and the foremost expert in this field.

Speaker: Yukihiro Ueda (Japan Science and Technology Agency)