COLLABORATION PARTNERS

Senior Research Fellow

Jun Rekimoto

暦本 純一


profile

profile

Senior Research Fellow

Jun Rekimoto

暦本 純一

Jun Rekimoto received his Ph.D. in Information Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1996. Since 1994, he has worked for Sony Computer Science Laboratories (Sony CSL), and directed the Interaction Laboratory from 1999. Since 2007, he has been a professor in the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies at The University of Tokyo. Since 2011, he has also been a deputy director of Sony CSL. Rekimoto’s research interests include human-computer interaction, computer augmented environments and computer augmented human (human-computer integration). He invented various innovative interactive systems and sensing technologies, including NaviCam (a hand-held AR system), Pick-and-Drop (a direct-manipulation technique for inter-appliance computing), CyberCode (the world’s first marker-based AR system), Augmented Surfaces, HoloWall, and SmartSkin (two earliest representations of multi-touch systems). He received a number of awards, including ACM SIGCHI Academy, ACM UIST Lasting Impact Award, and Good Design Best 100 Award.