■ Supervising Director Koji Yamami (Kaleidoskop Artist)
Born in Tokyo in 1961. After he learned the art of stained glass, he was surprised to see full-fledged kaleidoscopes in America and started to make them. In 1995, he joined the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society. He became the first Japanese artist who participated in the convention in America, and received the best award in 2001, 2003, and 2013. He is the premiere kaleidoscope artist in Japan, with unique and beautiful artworks that has garnered him many avid fans.
■ Applying the “Emotion sensing algorithm” from Dentsu Science Jam
The algorithm is based on the research output of our CTO and Keio University professor, Mitsukura. She has spent 16 years researching the estimation of human emotions through brain waves. The algorithm can objectively evaluate how people feel and in this VR project, we use part of the algorithm which can extract five states: “interest”, “liking” ,”focus”, “drowsiness” and “stress”.