2019 IEEE VR Osaka logo

March 23rd - 27th

2019 IEEE VR Osaka logo

March 23rd - 27th

IEEE Computer Society IEEE VRSJ

IEEE Computer Society IEEE VRSJ

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Sponsors


Diamond

Osaka International Convention Center

Platinum

Mercari
OSAKA CONVENTION & TOURISM BUREAU

Gold


DELL

Microsoft

Tateishi Science and Technology Foundation

The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation

Silver


DAQRI
Osaka Electro-Communication University
Solidray

Bronze

BARCO
Huawei Japan
Knowledge Service Network

Flower

Archivetips
KYOHRITSU
SoftCube
Sumitomo Electric Industries

Exhibitors

Advanced Realtime Tracking (ART)
Archivetips
Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Crescent
DELL
Fujitsu

Microsoft
PhaseSpace
PoSTMEDIA
QD Laser
SenseTime Japan
West Unitis

Supporters


IEEE Kansai Section

Society for Information Display Japan Chapter

VR Consortium

The Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers

Human Interface Society

The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence

The Visualization Society of Japan

Information Processing Society of Japan

The Robotics Society of Japan

Japan Society for Graphic Science

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering

The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers

The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

The Society for Art and Science

Japan Ergonomics Society

The Japanese Society of Medical Imaging

Exhibitors and Supporters

Tourism

IEEE VR 2019: the 26th IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces
March 23-27, 2019, Osaka, Japan
http://ieeevr.org/2019/

Dotonbori

Dotonbori Ⓒ Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Dotonbori is the most symbolic place of Osaka. In particular, signboard of huge moving crab of Kani-doraku and Neon sign of Glico are standard landmarks which surely appear in TV programs and magazines introducing Osaka. In addition, the Ebisu Bridge in Dotonbori is commonly known as “The Pickup Bridge”, which is famous as a place where young people gather. In recent years foreign tourists have increased dramatically, and as of December 1, 2018, this place has the highest land price in Kansai area.

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi over 15 years from 1538. The castle tower is the most symbolic building, but it was reproduced in 1931, now the interior is a museum and an elevator is installed. Highlights of Osaka Castle are stane walls of the inner and outer moats made with huge stones surrounding the main tower. The largest of the megalithes used in these remains is more than about 50 times the weight of each stone of the Giza pyramid and more than three times the biggest stone of the British stonehenge.

Tennoji

Osaka Castle Ⓒ Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Tennoji is a vast area with Shitennoji Temple, Sinsekai (downtown area), Tennoji Park and others. There is a modern shopping mall around Tennoji Station. Shitennoji is a Zen temple built in the 6th century and is surrounded by a quiet garden. Sinsekai, meaning “new world”, is a retro amusement and entertainment district where the neon flashes, and the popular pub and snack bar are crowded late in front of Tsutenkaku tower. The Tennoji Park has a popular zoo and the Osaka municipal museum which displays works of art collected from all over Asia.

Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan (USJ), located in Osaka is a world-class entertainment theme park, which was the first theme park under the Universal Studios brand to be built in Asia. They have enough number of VR contents which must be attractive to VR participants!

Kyoto, Nara, Kobe

Coming soon.

Arima Onsen

Arima Onsen Ⓒ KOBE TOURISM BUREAU

Arima Onsen (有馬温泉 Arima Onsen) is an onsen, or hot springs in Kobe, Japan. Here is one of the healing for especially Kansai people by avoiding “read world” matters happened in the Kansai metropolitan area. In addition of Onsen places, you can also enjoy old streets, nature landscape, and tasting foods.

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle Ⓒ Himeji City

Himeji Castle (姫路城 Himeji-jō) is a Japanese castle located in the city of Himeji, the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan. The castle is frequently known as Hakuro-jō or Shirasagi-jō (“White Egret Castle” or “White Heron Castle”) because of its brilliant white exterior. The castle was registered as one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan. In order to preserve the castle buildings, large scale of restoration work had been done for several years, then the current appearance got back the original brilliant white color. Now, they provide AR app for understanding related historical stories.