Paper presentation at 2020 NIME Conference

Posted on Sep 5, 2020 in Uncategorized

Together with Giovanni Troiano, Victor Zappi, and Giacomo Lepri I wrote a paper that tries to analyze the past, present, and future of Non-rigid Interfaces for musical expression. The paper was accepted for the 2020 Conference of NIME – New Interfaces for Musical Expression. This is one of the top conferences in music technology. This […]

Joined XR Team of System Friend Inc.

Posted on Mar 1, 2020 in Uncategorized

February was an interesting month… I said goodbye to TATEITO, where I was for almost 10 months. I had a really great time, and the project I worked on was successfully completed. Then, I started working in the XR Team of System Friend Inc. a small but very interesting company in Tokyo (JP). Here I […]

Paper Presentation at ACM DIS 2019

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Uncategorized

My collaborator Giovanni has presented our paper “Non-Rigid HCI: A Review of Deformable Interfaces and Input” at the 2019 ACM Conference on Design Interactive Systems (DIS’19) in San Diego.     Interesting review of non-rigid HCI presented by Giovanni Maria Troiano, suggesting clearer distinctions between deformable and shape-changing interfaces and more attention to I/O mapping: […]

Joined TATEITO 株式会社

Posted on May 19, 2019 in Uncategorized

In May 2019 I joined Tateito, a start-up based in Tokyo. I will be involved in R&D of a new exciting application for creating and delivering educational contents.    

Featured on Sound and Recording Magazine

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Uncategorized

The Japanese leading magazine “Sound and Recording” published a detailed report on “Israel & イスラエル“.

Presentation at IEEE VR 2019 in Osaka

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

I presented my paper “Human Perception of a Haptic Shape-changing Interface with Variable Rigidity and Size” at the Poster Session of the IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, which was held in Osaka (JP).

Paper accepted at ACM DIS Conference 2019 in San Diego (USA)

Posted on Mar 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Since November 2017 I started to collaborate with Dr. Giovanni Maria Troiano (Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA) on a new research project regarding deformable interfaces and the definition of Non-Rigid HCI. The first outcome is a full-paper entitled “Non-Rigid HCI: A Review of Deformable Interfaces and Input“, which was just accepted at the upcoming ACM […]

Doctor of Human Informatics

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

On March 25 I got my Ph.D. Degree in Human Informatics at the University of Tsukuba (JP). Thank you a lot to my supervisor Prof. Hiroo Iwata, and to my thesis committee members such as Prof. Hideaki Kuzuoka and Prof. Hiroaki Yano. Thank you also Prof. Aki Yamada.

World Premiere

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Uncategorized

On February 2-3 we had the world premiere of the dance production “Israel & イスラエル“, at Studio A of the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM) in Yamaguchi, Japan. Here is a group picture of the creative team behind this piece.  

3rd Creation Session at YCAM

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

In January and February 2019 I took part in the 3rd and last creation session for the upcoming production “Israel & イスラエル“.