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WalkMate System aids to people with Parkinson’s disease

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments5 September 2012

walk-mateEveryone has probably experienced the phenomenon where their footsteps are unconsciously synchronized with their friends during a stroll. Understanding the mechanisms behind this synchronization could help people with a disturbed gait. Researchers from the Tokyo Institute of Technology have decided to demystify the process and as a result developed a new walking support device named… »


Low-power LSIs for wideband millimeter-wave wireless communications at 6.3 Gb/s

By Damir Beciri
22 February 2012

sony-6gbpsIn recent years, enhancements in the multimedia quality increased the demand for wireless communication speeds which lead to increased need for more frequencies, especially for ones bellow 6 GHz band. A joint development from National University Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Sony resulted with a radio frequency (RF) LSI and a baseband (BB) LSI… »

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SOINN enables robots to learn and adapt to new situations

By Damir Beciri
1 August 2011

robot-soinn-hasagawa-labResearchers from the Hasegawa Group at the Tokyo Institute of Technology are developing a robot capable to think, learn and take on tasks it hasn’t tried before. By using Self-Organizing Incremental Neural Network (SOINN), the robot can think in a way similar to humans, because it can make educated guesses and decisions based on its… »