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ACTIVE Lab.

This exhibition area introduces exciting technologies and activities from corporations, universities, and other institutions in a way that is fun and easy to understand for everyone from adults to children. By incorporating the things seen, encountered, and felt by many people, the aim is to accomplish new discoveries that lead to producing epochmaking products and activities.

You can help create the top in the world!

This is a place to not only view and encounter creative inventions, but also to participate in their creation.
Please convey what you have felt to a Communicator.
Your comments may be used to create the world's top new products and services!

Facility Information

Location Knowledge Capital 2nd & 3rd Fl., Grand Front Osaka North Building, 3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka
Operating hours 10:00 - 21:00
Closed Open every day of the year (except year end and new year holidays)

Exhibits

MIKI GAKKI
Make music. Play with music. Together.

Make music. Play with music. Together.

Japan’s oldest musical instrument store founded in Semba, Osaka during the Edo period. We connect people with music in collaboration with our partners and users by utilizing our well connected network within the music industry.

MIKI GAKKI

Midway Software Designs Co., Ltd. ✕ Digital Fashion Ltd.
Your dream dress materializes in virtual space!

Your dream dress materializes in virtual space!

We present one-of-a-kind fashion in the virtual space. Why don’t you experience leading-edge, digital fashion technologies?

Midway Software Designs Co., Ltd. ✕ Digital Fashion Ltd.

Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Surprise and Impress! Near-Future Digital Media

Surprise and Impress! Near-Future Digital Media

In addition to the precise representation of artwork or cultural assets,you can view its hidden information at will.Would you like to create such an exciting viewing experience with us?

Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Hirose Tanikawa Narumi Lab.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo.
Digital art generated by the use of IC train cards.

A mirror that reflects back an expression that differs from your actual countenance

This is a mirror that reflects your face in a way that makes it look happy or sad. / By creating the illusion that your expression has actually changed, your own emotional state will change as well.

Hirose Tanikawa Narumi Lab.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo.

VisLab OSAKA/Visualization Laboratory Osaka
“Information” made easy by art & design.

“Information” made easy by art & design.

"Visualization" takes difficult-tounderstand information and shows it in a more easy-to-understand way through art and design. That's what VisLab OSAKA aims to do.

VisLab OSAKA/Visualization Laboratory Osaka

"From Univer-city Kobe to the world" Project
A City and Universities That Instill Curiosity

A City and Universities That Instill Curiosity

Eight universities from the international city of Kobe allow hands-on experience of the distinctive research and activities they are each pursuing in the fields of disaster prevention, health, the arts, robotics and more.

Konan University / Konan Women's University / Kobe Gakuin University / Kobe Design University / Kobe Shoin Women’s University / Kobe Women's Junior College / Kobe Tokiwa University / Hyogo University of Health Sciences

"From Univer-city Kobe to the world" Project

BAIKA Women's University
Excitement, smile, warmth Lab

Excitement, smile, warmth Lab

Children's literature, picture books, and animal therapy. Come to the Baika display to experience the exhilaration and comfort created by the freshness of college women.

BAIKA Women's University

Kansai University
Sharing Knowledge Created on Campus

Sharing Knowledge Created on Campus

From illustrated scrolls to outer space! Experience the uniquely collaborative content and research findings emerging from the fusion of science and humanities as only possible at a comprehensive university.

Kansai University

Structural Quality Assurance, Inc.
Next-generation micro-tremor diagnosis method and SRF (Super Reinforcement with Flexibility) techniques for earthquake resistance up to seismic intensity of 8.

Next-generation micro-tremor diagnosis method and SRF (Super Reinforcement with Flexibility) techniques for earthquake resistance up to seismic intensity of 8.

Structural Quality Assurance is making a splash with its next-generation earthquake resistance technologies. We've developed SRF construction techniques and micro-tremor diagnosis methods for astonishing levels of earthquake resistance. Our buildings and cities can now benefit from extraordinary speed and cost performance, from diagnostics and repairs to construction and maintenance.

Structural Quality Assurance, Inc.

Ricoh Company, Ltd.
The future of creativity, where inspiration meets cutting-edge printer technology

The future of creativity, where inspiration meets cutting-edge printer technology

We've developed garment printers that don't require any special knowledge to operate so that our customers around the world can focus on the joy and fun of printing

Ricoh Company, Ltd.

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