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First exhibition at "Future Environment Lab" Chushin Business Fair

“Future Environment Lab” was exhibited for the first time at the Chushin Business Fair held on October 17th and 18th, 2018.
“Future Environment Lab” was exhibited for the first time at the Chushin Business Fair held on October 17th and 18th, 2018.

Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) and Kyoto University of Information Science and Technology (KCGI) jointly established with Nihon Unisys, Ltd., Research Institute for Advanced Technology, “Future Environment Lab”, October 17, 2018 (Wednesday), We exhibited for the first time at “Chushin Business Fair” held on Thursday, 18th.At the fair, interest in the latest IT was high, and many visitors visited the corner of the Future Environment Lab and asked questions from the explanation staff.

The fair is hosted by the Kyoto Chuo Shinkin Bank and is sponsored by the Kinki Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kyoto Prefecture, and Kyoto City.The Future Environment Lab corner is set up in the corner of the Nihon Unisys booth in the large exhibition hall of the Kyoto Prefectural Trade Fair Hall (Kyoto Pulse Plaza = Fushimi-ku, Kyoto).The catchphrase was "Industry-academia collaboration project to imagine the future and prototyping the future with current technology".

In the corner, we will introduce the daily activities of Future Environment Lab with slides and movies.Researchers from Nihon Unisys and KCG faculty members gave explanations to visitors.Equipment used in the lab, such as mini drones and electronic work kits, in addition to videos introducing R & D activities such as hackathons and technology exchange meetings, and DIY automatic operation kits that apply object recognition technology Also exhibited.A mini-drone demonstration flight was also held, attracting many visitors.

In February 2017, the KCG Group opened a creative project “Future Environment Lab” on campus in collaboration with Nihon Unisys Research Institute in an effort to foster IT human resources who will lead the next generation through collaboration between industry and academia.Students who are active in the future IT industry are engaged in various research and academic collaborations with researchers from IT companies, making full use of flexible ideas and creativity.