Ubiquitous Computing Laboratory, Keio University (KEIO)
Keio has a proud history as Japan’s very first private institution of higher learning, which dates back to the formation of a school for Dutch studies in 1858 in Edo (now Tokyo) by founder Yukichi Fukuzawa. Since the school’s inception, the students of Keio have risen to the forefront of innovation in every imaginable academic field, emerging as social and economic leaders. Based on the knowledge and experience of outstanding faculties, today’s Keio students strive to develop the leadership qualities that will enable them to make valuable contributions to tomorrow’s society.
Keio University has taken a great role in research and development in Japan. In 1990s, Keio University took initiative the project called the next generation micro-kernel technology project. The Ubiquitous Computing Laboratory at Keio University (UBILAB/KEIO) has been developing both hardware and software systems such as smart space laboratory, smart living room, smart corridor, smart furniture and so on. Since 2010, it has been leading and actively participating in a number of national research projects related to IoT, AI, and Smart City including the followings.