CYBER TELEPORTATION TOKYO

TitleCYBER TELEPORTATION TOKYO
ClientNTT
Product / ServiceCYBER TELEPORTATION TOKYO
CategoryE03. Innovative Use of Technology
EntrantNIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Yokosuka, JAPAN
Idea Creation NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Yokosuka, JAPAN
Idea Creation 2 AOI PRO. INC. Osaki, Tokyo, JAPAN
Production NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Yokosuka, JAPAN
Production 2 AOI PRO. INC. Osaki, Tokyo, JAPAN
Production 3 INS STUDIO Tokyo, JAPAN
Production 4 ICEMAN FILMS Tokyo, JAPAN
Production 5 MIURA NEW ROOM Tokyo, JAPAN
Additional Company INTERNET2 Washington, D. C., USA

The Campaign

Fully synchronized live music showcase between the U.S. and Japan. From a distance of 6,543 miles, dancers, singers, a Japanese idol group and other artists representing the music scene in Japan were piped into the stage in Austin as DJ starRo mesmerized his audience in a perfect 'teleportation' like synchronicity through a live music showcase that linked Tokyo, Japan to Austin in the U.S. Featured artists: In Austin starRo: 2017 Grammy Award nominated music producer In Tokyo AyaBambi: Female Dance Duo AyaBambi that made a performance at the Rio Olympics Mukai Taichi: Japanese Pop Singer Cheeky Parade: Japanese Idol Group Ryofu: Japanese Rapper

Creative Execution

Spatial layout of 9 transparent screens, including 1 double-sided screen, to create an engaging and immersive experience made possible through a powerful communication infrastructure. Ultra low latency multimedia synchronized transmission technology over high-speed networks Transfer distance 6,543 miles Zero packet loss 2K x 5 feeds (during the event) 4K x 13 feeds (tested on maximum transfer size on previous trials) Next generation real-time image extraction technology from any background Without using conventional green screen technology, our technology conducted human shape extractions of the artists in Tokyo from a background of choice, under various stage lighting conditions, then transmitted these isolated images. World debut of a double-sided transparent screen projection to display human form image extractions (double-sided screen provided by Polid Screen)

Credits

Name Company Position
Shingo Kinoshita NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Executive Research Engineer, Project Director
Hiroshi Chigira NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Research Engineer
Tomoyuki Kanekiyo NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor
Kenya Suzuki NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor
Koji Namba NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer
Masato Ono NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Research Engineer
Akira Kurosaka NTT TechnoCross Corporation Executive Project Manager
Yuma Mizutani NTT TechnoCross Corporation Chief Engineer
Hirotaka Utsumi NTT TechnoCross Corporation Deputy Chief Engineer
Motohiro Makiguchi NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Researcher
Hiromu Miyashita NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Researcher
Hirokazu Kakinuma NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Researcher
Takeru Isaka NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Researcher
Hidenobu Nagata NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer
Junichi Nakagawa NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor
Hikaru Takenaka NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION Senior Research Engineer
Ken-ichiro Hirata NTT Advanced Technology Engineer
Hisao Uose VisionBridge Director
Michael LaHaye Internet2 Director, Technical Services
Kumiko Kitamura AOI Pro. Inc. Producer
Shunsuke Nakamura AOI Pro. Inc. Producer
Nozomi Fujiwara AOI Pro. Inc. Producer
Naoto Oiwa Monokatari Creative Director
Norikazu Yamaguchi Bug Corporation Producer
Taro Fumizono AOI Pro. Inc. Production Manager
Kei Ohta AOI Pro. Inc. Director
Baku Hashimoto INS Studio CG Director
Toru Satou ICEMAN FILMS Technical Director
Naomi Miura MIURA NEW ROOM Stage Director
starRo Toy's Factory Artist
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