Monthly Archives: October 2012

SIG-DE-11 Workshop at Kanazawa

Latest baldness cure latest baldness cure. Hispanic dating websites hispanic dating websites. How to quit smoking with electronic cigarettes how to quit smoking with electronic cigarettes. Single free dating sites single free dating sites. Buy phentermine weight loss pills buy phentermine weight loss pills. How play lotto how play lotto. Natural remedies for male pattern baldness natural remedies for male pattern baldness. Abs workout at work abs workout at work. Hoodia weight loss drink from costco hoodia weight loss drink from costco. Black jack leather black jack leather. Hemorrhoids natural cures hemorrhoids natural cures. Fibroids shrink during menopause fibroids shrink during menopause. How get rid of yeast infection how get rid of yeast infection. Pregnancy stretch mark removal pregnancy stretch mark removal. Best colon cleansers in stores best colon cleansers in stores. Playwin super lotto result playwin super lotto result. Buy phen375 cheap online buy phen375 cheap online. Teenage dating site teenage dating site. Young women cancer young women cancer. Craps online flash craps online flash. Top ten anti aging products|320 top ten anti aging products|320. Slot racing game slot racing game

This is Jaakko Hyry.

I went with Prof. Uranishi to a workshop of Human Interface Society held at Kanazawa on 19.10.2012.
The workshop focused on Interaction Design topics and there were a total of four general paper and research presentations including me, and two other guest professor speeches.


My presentation topic on the workshop was titled ‘Assistive Technology at Home for people Suffering from Dementia’. All of the other presentations were in Japanese, so I was a bit difficult to understand the contents. But I found an interesting presentation by another NAIST/ATR PhD student Fukaya Takugo on how to create more understandable layouts of information for users. His examples focused on manuals for electronics, but this is very close to user interface design where the placement of screen elements are important.
The workshop was fairly short as it was between 13 – 16.30. As the presentations took a bit too long, the discussion part was not held between the professors and the presenters. I did get some feedback regarding Smart Home technologies available currently in Japan and viewpoints on how to develop the user interaction and user tracking aspects of elderly in a home environment. I recommend the workshop in the future for students that want to practice their presentation skills in a smaller venue, but to also get valuable feedback from professors in the field of interface and interaction design.

You can find more information at the workshop webpage:
Interaction Design workshop – SIG-DE-11