e2-Mask: Design and Implementation of a Mask-Type Display to Support Face-to-Face Communication

  • Akino Umezawa
  • Yoshinari Takegawa
  • Keiji Hirtata
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10507)


In Face-to-Face communication, his or her face is an important part that decides the impression of a person because a person estimates the personality of the interlocutor from the features of the face of the interlocutor. Therefore, we made a hypothesis own impression and personality of giving to others by changing the own face freely. Then we proposed the e2-Mask that a mask-type display that synchronizes with facial expressions and substitutes an avatar for a human face.


Face-to-Face communication Avatar Cognitive psychology Display 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akino Umezawa
    • 1
  • Yoshinari Takegawa
    • 1
  • Keiji Hirtata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of System Information ScienceFuture University HakodateHakodateJapan

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