Einstein’s Eyes #103
NHK BS Television, “Einstein’s Eyes”, featured “Taichi (太極拳)” as it #103 program on May 2nd. The Magic Mirror Technology was used to visualize muscle activities of the Taichi master, Mr. Jin You. The analysis explained how to coordinates the whole body muscles when Mr. You defenses from and offenses to the counterpart. The Magic Mirror Technology was developed in YNL based on the robotics dynamics and optimization algorithms. It visualizes the activities of approximately 50 groups of muscles (300 muscles) in realtime based on motion capturing, force plate measurements, and EMG measurements of some major muscles. The measurements were done in the Cyber Behavior Studio with the helps of volunteer students.