A story on Gummi project was run by Financial Times in 2003.

Media Index

Print media.
TV and web media.



Design Japan: 50 Creative Years With the Good Design Awards by Stone Bridge Press, 2007.

Among other things, this book introduces the design philosophies, histories, and cutting-edge products of twenty leading Japanese companies. Lumen project was included into Sony section.


Designing Interactions by Bill Moggridge,
The MIT Press, 2006.

Bill Moggridge, an acclaimed designer and co-founder of IDEO included TouchEngine project into his book as part of the interview with Jun Rekimoto.


Print media.

DIME, issue 12, 2009.

Dime - a "trend magazine for business people" - ran an interview with me and wrote about our work on 12Pixels project as well few other things.




ASCII, March 24, 2009.

ASCII, a major weekly magazine in Japan that reports on everything digital, runs a small story on 12Pixels service started by SonyStyle.




New Scientist, March 7, 2009.

12Pixels was covered in a short article in New Scientist. The article can be accessed on-line.



Nikkan Kogyo, March 5, 2009.

Nikkan Kogyo, a major business and technology paper in Japan, reports on 12Pixels projects.


Nikkei Electronics, vol. 979, June 2008.

Nikkei Electronics interviewed me for their survey of touch panels technology and touch-based user interfaces, and featured TouchEngine technology and products.


AXIS Magazine, vol. 130, December 2007.

AXIS magazine features our Special Moments project in their annual prototype issue.



Marie Clair, December 2007.

Marie Clair magazine asks 102 creators, artists and scientists, including me, to name one the important thing for the future of our planet.



InterCommunication, vol. 62, Autumn 2007

Intercommunication, an official magazine of Tokyo-based ICC media gallery, runs my opinion piece on the future of media.




AXIS Magazine, vol. 118, December 2005.

AXIS magazine features Lumen as a title project for their annual prototype issue.






Design News 268, Winter 2004.

Lumen is featured in the article titled "Concept to Creation: Sony design management."






AXIS Magazine, vol. 106, December 2003.

AXIS magazine features Gummi in their annual prototype issue.






Japan Times, July 1, 2003.

Japan Times runs an article "Gadgets are us - Sony Lab looks to the future" that talks about Gummi and Touchengine projects. Its a reprint of the earlier Financial Times story.





New York Post, June 26, 2003.

Gummi is reported in the New York Post story "Sony goes around the bend for pliable computer."


Financial Times, June 25, 2003.

Gummi and Touchengine projects are reported in the article "Sony's flexible approach pays dividends in lab."


New Scientist, June 21, 2003.

Gummi and Touchengine projects are featured in the article "Bendy browsers will kick mice into touch."

A summary of the article is available here.

Nikkei Network, December, 2002.

Touchengine project as well as our first product with tactile feedback for touch panel is featured in article titled "Toward communicating tactile feelings."

IDEA 293, July, 1, 2002.

Idea magazine published my opinion piece entitled"Augmented Reality: Beyond the interaction."

The New York Times, October 12, 2000.

"Magic Book" augmented reality project was featured in the article "The Pop-Up Book Picks Up Magical Dimensions."


CG World, May 2000.

The CG World magazines runs a report about "Shared Space" augmented reality project demonstrated at Imagina 2000 show in Monaco.



Yomiuri Newspaper, June 5, 2000.

Yomiuri Shinbun, one of the leading dailies in Japan, runs an article on Shared Space augmented reality project. Its me on the right side looking at the AR Toolkit cards.


Nikkei, April 15, 2000.

Nihon Keizai Shinbun, or Nikkei for short, is the main business newspaper in Japan.

It published a short report about our research on Augmented Reality.


TV and Web media.



English: ping mag, we-make-money-not-art, Slashdot, ZDNet, Register.

Japanese: IT Media, MyCom PCWeb, PC Watch, ASCII24.


Ivan Poupyrev (c) 1994-2013, updated 10/1/2013