About Project

The Embodied Media Project in Keio University Graduate School of Media Design aims to create future media technologies that record, share, enhance, and even create the kind of experiences that we have through our bodies. Haptics, VR, Telexistence & Enchanted Things - By studying embodied informatics in human interaction, we design embodied experiences that entertain, empathize, and empower us.

Research Director

Picture of Minamizawa Kouta

Minamizawa Kouta

Keio University Graduate School of Media Design

Received his PhD in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo in 2010. He directs the KMD Embodied Media Project, where conduct researches on technology, design and social deployment of haptics and embodied interaction to transfer, enhance and create the human bodily experiences, and organizes research projects on Haptic Design, Superhuman Sports, and Sports Co-creation. He also serve as IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics Vice Chair in Conference, Executive Director of the Superhuman Sports Society, and Technical Advisor at Telexistence Inc.

Message from Research Director

Technology lifts our limitations, expands possibilities, and brings freedom to the people.Let us work together to imagine the future where human and technology evolving together, and realize it by creating with our own hands.