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2014

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Data visualization device [Data visualization device of Phased Array Weather Radar & Multi-Sensor Fusion System]
Business Owner
Toshiba Corporation
Category
Interface and interaction design for industrial equipment and device
Company
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
National Institute informatuin and Communications Technology (Japan)
Award Number
14G131073
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2014

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Outline

GUI for system combining phased array weather radar, measuring 3D structures for a 60km radius/14km high in a 100m mesh in just 10 seconds, with diverse weather sensors, to enable integrated visualization of massive observation data. GUI for easy data comparison, multifaceted analysis to make specifics easier to spot, for research on Cumulonimbus clouds useful for monitoring/prediction of abnormal conditions such as localized heavy downpours/tornadoes. Usable not only by weather researchers and forecasters but also for local body disaster prevention officers.

Producer

Iguchi Toshio, Director General, Applied Electromagnetic Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.

Director

Taichiro Nishikawa, Chief Specialist, Design Department 1, Design Center, Toshiba Corporation

Designer

Hideki IBI, Specialist, Design Department 1, Design Center, Toshiba Corporation

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2014/3/14
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