While the technological innovation from Japan is widely recognised, 35 percent of the adult Japanese population can’t use computers.
Tokyo University of the Arts, the IT University of Copenhagen and NTT collaborate in order to find out how to meet the needs of different user groups in the development of novel technologies.

Through the collaboration, the Japanese researchers and the industry are introduced to the Scandinavian concept participatory design/co-design. The focus is on how to design technology that seniors can and will use.

Learn More:


Cast IT

Carsten Schürmann: Digital Democracy and Electronic...

361 views May 19, 2017

Carsten Schürmann is the leader of the Demtech research center, which studies the interplay...

Cast IT

Vincent F. Hendricks: Attention economics and truth in...

573 views May 02, 2017

We ask Vincent F. Hendricks, professor of formal philosophy at Copenhagen University and the...

Cast IT

Toby Walsh: Kidneys, Cars, and Killer Robots

545 views March 29, 2017

Toby Walsh is a leading researcher in artificial intelligence and a prolific populariser of...

Cast IT

Troels Bjerre Lund: Poker-Playing Bots

628 views March 08, 2017

In early 2017, two independent research teams announced progress in artificial intelligence:...