Yearly Archives: 2012
Touchy and Margaret made a speech at a Roppongi Hills Breakfast Pecha Kucha event. People from all walks of life from businessmen and producers to designers and museum curators share their ideas and passion in concise 400-second presentations. At a PechaKucha event every speaker needs to follow the strict presentation rules – the PechaKucha 20×20 format of […]
TOUCHY believes that sharing is caring. Therefore, together with Margaret, he took part in Share with FIAT symposium 2012. Fiat collaborates with the NPOs by creating a communication platform to expand the base of their supporters. Among the NPOs are People Design Institute, Italians for Tohoku, Blind Sovver Association Japan and Female Tennis Association Pink […]
Touchy and Margaret have visited a place like no other! – TEDxKids@Chiyoda red carpet! Its a great honor that Touchy’s idea of reviving the quality of offline communication has been TEDx approved. Touchy is grateful to TEDxKids@Chiyoda team for touchy times! The touch-snapped memories are here.
On 13th Oct. 2012, Touchy visited Zushi for Media Art Festival. Visiting Zushi reinforced Touchy’s belief in its philosophy – universal longing for human touch. Touchy interacted with toucha of all ages and backgrounds – kids, youth, middle-age professionals and KIDS. Kids taught Touchy today that not only casual touching but also continuous slapping and […]
Touchy and Margaret were invited to speak at an opening reception party of Future of Mobility venue in Omotesando. The event combined exhibition of new tech mobility devices, fashion as well as a live art show by artists Sense and Kaz. Touchy has held a microphone for the first ever and his shutters went nuts, […]
Touchy made a touchy speech @ The New Context Conference 2012 run by Digital Garage, Tokyo. Touchy spoke about of the anatomy of its technical design and its social role as new media arts healing device. See more here
Touchy will perform at Harajuku Kawaii featuring blogger, Rainbowholic as Touchy’s kawaii user. He will also perform in front of Time Out Tokyo booth from 3pm. Please come and play with Touchy if you are around!
A new page about Touchy Bulb is added. It describes what is Touchy Bulb and how the touch sensing works. Check it out!
Touchy is ready for performance. The first on street test will be held tomorrow (8th Sept) 13:00 to 16:00 in Akihabara! Excited!!
From now on, I will start blogging the creative, design, research and production process of Touchy. I think it might be interesting to share the story of how this project comes along. Since the project has been started for almost 2 years, I will have to date back a good amount of entries. So, please stay tune, and if you […]