The Latest Festival

Entertainment Division

Back division top

  • © 2016 no new folk studio

Jury Selections

Orphe: Smart Footwear

KIKUKAWA Yuya / KANAI Takaharu / MATSUBA Tomohiro / NAKANISHI Kyosuke

Gadget [Japan]

This is “smart footwear,” a wearable device in which a pair of sneakers contains some 100 individually controllable LEDs, a Bluetooth module, and a 9-axis motion sensor. The wearer can custom-design light colors and sounds emitted by the sneakers with a special smartphone app, as well as develop new applications with a software development kit (SDK).

© 2016 no new folk studio

Profile

KIKUKAWA Yuya

Japan

Born in 1985 in Tottori Prefecture. CEO and Founder, no new folk studio inc.

( 2017 )

KANAI Takaharu

Japan

Born in 1987 in Ibaraki Prefecture. CTO, no new folk studio inc.

( 2017 )

MATSUBA Tomohiro

Japan

Born in 1987 in Osaka Prefecture. CDO, no new folk studio inc.

( 2017 )

NAKANISHI Kyosuke

Japan

Born in 1990 in Kyoto Prefecture. CE, no new folk studio inc.

( 2017 )

Back division top