Thermoesthesia: On Artist-Scientist Collaboration

Wednesday, 2 August, 10 - 10:30 am
Room 156

Thermoesthesia is a new style of interactive artwork with an original thermal-sense display that allows users to feel the temperature of visually displayed objects by directly touching the objects. It is expected to extend access to interactive information in daily life. This paper describes the collaborative art-science process used to developed Thermoesthesia.

Kumiko Kushiyama
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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Kinya Fujita
Momoko Inose
Toshiie Kitazawa
Rie Yokomatsu
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Shinji Sasad
Mototsugu Tamura
Nippon Electronics College