For the Future of Education
Lifelong Ink x AI

"AI Ink for Education" was developed to capture eye movement information and pen movements while learning, in order to ascertain the characteristics of learning by each student and to create an educational environment suited to each student.

 

 

 

In the context of digital transformation, technology is often spoken about mainly in terms of efficiency and productivity. Lifelong Ink, however, is a technology that continues to interact with people's senses, such as emotions and consciousness, while improving functionality. Its intrinsic value is not as a convenient tool for one-time use but for use in generating ideas and producing works throughout a user's lifetime. Wacom is working to develop technology everyday in the hopes that the future of evolving technology will not be logical or inorganic but that it instead will always be something that interacts with people's senses.


As an example, we continue our research to provide Lifelong Ink, with new value, in cooperation with various fields such as education, spatial design, and life styles, while combining that technology with the latest technologies such as AI. One such project is "AI Ink for Education," which was developed in cooperation with sdtech, Inc., a firm that specializes in design engineering.


"AI Ink for Education" uses a pen tablet with an eye tracking device in the form of glasses to capture eye movement information and pen movements while learning. These data will reveal the characteristics of learning by each student and create a learning environment suited to each student. We believe that this technology can be used not just for coursework but also in various educational settings such as mental training and lifelong education.


Education is an area where Wacom is particularly interested in our technology portfolio. We will continue to research how Lifelong Ink can contribute to education in the future.

 

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Our Sparks. “The spark of love” by Jacky Yang

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“Stage KOPPA”, a stage that connects stories

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Keep asking questions and moving forward / Connected Ink

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Our Sparks.
“Mam and Dad’s Child Interest” by Stella Wang

Our sparks meet constantly changing situations, unexpected challenges, and new opportunities. We called on our team members again to show how they see their spark in the world of today and the future.

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Our Sparks.
"A moment on an autumn mountain" by Takahiro Yamamoto

We had an internal art contest for our Social Initiatives. Let us share the existence of the spark in our team members’ hearts with their artworks.

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Online drawing class for elementary school students during stay-at-home period

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Wacom's new initiative through soccer

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Our Sparks.
"The spark is in you! Mirror portraits during times of isolation" by Oliver Madlener

We had an internal art contest for our Social Initiatives. Let us share the existence of the spark in our team members’ hearts with their artworks.

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Online Sketchnoting workshop for children during school closures

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3. How KOPPA began /
The story of the Traveling KOPPA

KOPPA began in April 2019. Tamotsu wanted to make something that can be used again after an exhibition. We asked Team KOPPA about their thoughts.

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2. No need to destroy it anymore /
The story of the Traveling KOPPA

We put it together ourselves, set it up, put it back, then travel together again. The Traveling KOPPA, our new display furniture came to be.

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1.Meeting KOPPA /
The story of the Traveling KOPPA

KOPPA started out as a challenge: Tamotsu Ito, an architect from Japan, wanted to utilize leftover building materials. Our meeting was pure happenstance.

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Support the "lives" of artists through customer support

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Our Sparks.
“That Spark Inside” by Simone Wolters

We had an internal art contest for our Social Initiatives. Let us share the existence of the spark in our team members’ hearts with their artworks.

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Marketing lecture for future engineers

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Efforts by our sales member, who are responsible for a pen tablet until the very end

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For the Future of Education
Lifelong Ink x AI

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Publication of the children’s book “Feminism is for Boys”

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