Work

The Lost Foxfire

The Lost Foxfire (迷い狐火)is a Virtual Reality (VR) game that engages a player's sense of vision, audition, olfaction, somatosensation and ...
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Flipod 2.0

Flipod is a pneumatic bed rotation device for non-ambulant patients that relieves respiratory & bed discomfort caused due to prolonged ...
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Season Traveller

In the same way that we experience the real-world through a range of senses, experiencing a virtual environment through multiple ...
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Laba

Laba (Horn in Chinese) is a modular speaker that explores sonic interactions with materials and shapes. It draws inspiration from ...
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Tactile communication tools for the deafblind

For deafblind individuals, the absence of visual and auditory communication channels can prevent meaningful interactions with the people and world ...
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Virtual Lemonade

Here, we present a novel methodology to digitally share the flavor experience of a glass of lemonade (or other similar ...
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Soroskin

Soft robotic actuators unlike rigid-link actuators are lightweight and easy to fabricate. However, these soft actuators lack suitable stretch sensing ...
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Virtual Sweet

Being a pleasurable sensation, sweetness is recognized as the most preferred sensation among the five primary taste sensations. We present ...
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Ambiotherm

As Virtual Reality (VR) experiences become increasingly popular, simulating sensory perceptions of environmental conditions is essential for providing an immersive ...
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Continuous Monitoring and Remote Diagnostic System

Studies show that 24% of the elderly suffer from cognitive impairment, have poor safety awareness and are at high risk ...
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Peer-Reviewed Papers

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Ngyuyen, T. N. T., Koh, K. C. R., Tolley, D., Karwita, S., Lin, L. Y., Yan, L., Shamaiah, K., Chow, W. T. E., Yen, C. C., & Do, E. Y. L. 2018. Season Traveller: Multisensory Narration for Enhancing the Virtual Reality Experience. In Proceedings of the 36th SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Montréal, Canada, April 21 – 16, 2018). CHI ’18. ACM, New York, NY.  

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Ngyuyen, T. N. T., Tolley, D., Yan, L., Chow, W. T. E., Yen, C. C., Do, E. Y. L., Koh, K. C. R., & Shamaiah, K. 2018. A Demonstration of Season Traveller: Multisensory Narration for Enhancing the Virtual Reality Experience. In Extended Abstracts of the 36th SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Montréal, Canada, April 21 – 16, 2018). CHI EA ’18. ACM, New York, NY. 

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Karwita, S., Tolley, D., & Do, E. Y. L. 2017. Ambiotherm: Enhancing Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality by Simulating Real-World Environmental Conditions. In Proceedings of the 35th SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Denver, Colorado, May 6 – 11, 2017). CHI ’17. ACM, New York, NY. 

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Karwita, S., & Do, E. Y. L. 2017. Virtual Lemonade: Let’s Teleport Your Lemonade! In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions (Yokohama, Japan, March 20 – 23, 2017). TEI ’17. ACM, New York, NY. 183-190. 

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Tolley, D., Karwita, S., Yilei, S., & Do, E. Y. L. 2016. AmbioTherm: Simulating Ambient Temperatures and Wind Conditions in VR Environments. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (Tokyo, Japan, October 16 – 19, 2016). UIST ’16. ACM, New York, NY. 85-86. 

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts / Posters / Invited Presentations

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Karwita, S., Tolley, D., Chew, B., Bansal, A., & Do, E. Y. L. 2017. Enriching the Lives of Deafblind Individuals Through Sensory Substitution (Interfaces to Interact, Communicate, and Entertain). In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17) – Workshop on Amplification and Augmentation of Human Perception (Denver, Colorado, May 7, 2017). Amplify @ CHI ’17. ACM, New York, NY. 

      • Jain, P., Ramachandran, G.K., Yeow, R.C.H. 2016. Graphite-based resistive stretch sensor for feedback control of soft actuators. Podium presentation at the 16th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering. (Singapore, December 7 – 10, 2016). ICBME ’16. IFMBE. 

Curated Exhibitions / Demonstrations

      • Tokyo Game Show – Sense of Wonder Night 2019 / “The Lost Foxfire” at Makuhari-Messe, Chiba – Japan / September 2019.

      • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, NYC / “Laba Speakers and Prototypes” in “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” / commissioned by curator, Ellen Lupton / April 2018.

      • CHI Expo 2018 / “A Demonstration of Season Traveller: Multisensory Narration for Enhancing the Virtual Reality Experience” at Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Canada / April 2018.

      • KMD Forum 2017 / “Virtual Lemonade: Let’s Teleport Your Lemonade!” at Keio University – Yokohama, Japan / November 2017.

      • InnovFest unBound 2017 / “Ambiotherm” at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore / May 2017.

      • InnovFest unBound 2017 / “Tactile communication tools for the deafblind” at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore / May 2017.

      • TEI 2017 / “Virtual Lemonade: Let’s Teleport Your Lemonade!” at Keio University – Yokohama, Japan / March 2017.

      • UIST 2016 / “AmbioTherm: Simulating Ambient Temperatures and Wind Conditions in VR Environments” at Hitotsubashi Hall, National Center of Sciences Building – Tokyo, Japan / October 2016.

      • Jain, P., Yan, L., Sim, Y. J., Teo, C. G., & Yen, C. C. 2019. MAV (Multi-sensory Augmented Virtuality) Suit. SG Non-Provisional Application No. 10201907897Q.

      • Ranasinghe, N., Yan, L., Lin, L. Y., Jain, P., Tolley, D., Karwita, S., Ngyuyen, T. N. T., Yen, C. C., & Do, E. Y. L. 2017. Augmenting Flavors with Virtual Taste, Smell, and Color Sensations. US Provisional Patent No. 62/472,777.

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Tolley, D., Karwita, S., Yilei, S., & Do, E. Y. L. 2016. AmbioTherm: Simulating Ambient Temperatures and Wind Conditions in VR Environments. US Provisional Patent No. 62/408,319.

      • Ranasinghe, N., Jain, P., Karwita, S., Tolley, D., Chew, B., Bansal, A., & Do, E. Y. L. 2017. Interface For Information Exchange And Communication Between And Among The Sensory Disabled And Non-Disabled Individuals. SG Non-Provisional Application No. 10201703584W.