Developed in partnership with Toray, hitoe is a functional fabric that measures and compiles the bio-signals it receives from your heart, muscles, and brain while you are wearing it. hitoe is already being used to support sports training, and NTT is undertaking other collaborations with a variety of different partners.
The farsighted technological creations of the NTT Group are expanding into many different fields.
Through its proactive efforts to pursue technological developments and cutting-edge research that will encourage new value creation, NTT aims to make a positive contribution to society by, for example, delivering solutions to social issues and strengthening industrial competitiveness.
Nishikori serving right in front of you!
NTT has used its VR and haptic technology to develop a system that allows you to experience the feeling of standing on the same tennis court as Kei Nishikori and returning his serve. The company is planning to develop systems that can be used for training in various sports and reality systems that allow normal people to have fun experiencing the bodily sensations of sport.
NTT's laboratory collaborates with Kei Nishikori! Please take a look at the state of our research into reality-based sports simulation.