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April 29, 2016

Entertainment Technology

Niconico Chokaigi 2016

Last Year's Event

Niconico Chokaigi 2016: Cho-Kabuki (supported by NTT)

Cho-Kabuki offers an innovative and exciting new theatrical experience combining traditional Japanese kabuki with Kirari!, one of NTT's cutting-edge ICT technologies.

Making Cho-Kabuki a Reality What is Kirari, NTT's ultra-realistic telepresence technology?

  • Object Extraction Technology

    This technology makes it possible for individual living subjects to be extracted from video footage and projected in 3D to a different location with precise accuracy in real-time.

  • Virtual Speaker Technology

    his super-realistic immersive audio production technology allows vocals to be played to the audience as if they were coming straight from the lips of the synchronized 3D image.

"Cho Kabuki" starring Nakamura Shido and Hatsune Miku are winning various awards

Awards history
Winning the Grand Prize at the 22nd AMD Award '16