柴田研として初めて、県外での、しかも4日間にわたる展示に、研究室一丸となって挑戦をしました。 For the first time as Shibata Lab, we together have challenged an exhibition that is outside the prefecture and over four days.
展示場所がホールのセンターでしかも通路に面したオープンな空間だったということにも恵まれ、全日程に渡り展示は大盛況。国内外の有力メディアからいくつか取材を受けることができ、全日程に渡りトラブルもなく無事に展示を終えることができました。 Our exhibition was a great success over the whole schedule, being blessed that the exhibition place was an open space facing the aisle at the center of the hall. We were able to receive some coverage from leading domestic and overseas media, and we were able to finish the exhibition without trouble over all the schedules.
展示を見に来てくださったのは国内外の産業界、学術界、政府筋、投資業界、そして一般からと本当にいろいろな方が来てくださいました。そして、様々な貴重なフィードバックを得ることができました。しっかり今後の研究・開発・社会実装活動に生かしていきます。 A lot of people came to see our exhibition from the industry, academia, government sources, investment industry, and the general public from Japan and abroad. We got various precious feedbacks.We will make use of it for future research, development and social implementation activities.
また、中学時代、大学時代の同期や、NAIST時代の教え子、また九工大柴田研OBも、ブースに駆けつけてきてくれて嬉しかったです。 In addition, it was my great pleasure for me that alumni of junior high school and college days, students of the NAIST era, and some alumni of Kyutech Shibata lab also came to the booth.
そして、今回の展示に関してすべての面で期待以上に活躍をしてくれた研究室の学生諸君、そして総勢18名もの出張手続きをするなど縁の下で様々に支えてくれた研究室秘書さん、あなたたちは私の誇りです！有難う！ And my students, my secretary. Your work for this exhibition was beyond my expectation from all aspects. I am proud of you. Thank you!
Tokyo Big Sight, East hall 4-6, Booth Number SR-52
The Shibata laboratory have been conducting research on advanced assistive robotics using a dual arm robot that can cooperate with humans. This time, we will exhibit clothing assistance robot system leading the world. Professor Shibata has started to develop it in the world for the first time. It was awarded the best application paper award at the world's top-level international conference. Elderly people generally narrow the movable range of the shoulder, making self-clothing movement difficult. Also, during assistance action, clothing assistance is generally one of the things that take time. The Shibata laboratory is promoting research to assist clothes by using a dual arm robot with vision. We also have conducted field trials. In this exhibition, we will demonstrate a double-arm robot to assist humans from where they pass shirts through both arms to the point where the hem gets close to the waist. We will also exhibit and explain materials on elemental technologies that we are promoting research and development on clothing assistance robotics.