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Chief Researcher

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Naoki Sakakibara

E-mail :mail[atmark]udit.jp(corporate address)

He researches and does some consulting in matters relating to accessibility and universal design.

As of September, 2007


  • Info-communication Access Council of Telecommunication Accessibility Standardization Committee Working Group
  • ISO/TC159 SC4WG5

Other Titles

  • A Visiting Professor of The Digital Hollywood University
  • A Part-Time Lecturer of Niigata University


In March 1999, Naoki was graduated from Tokyo Denki University, the Department of Precision Machinery Engineering. He conducted a graduate research on the support system of gait training utilizing virtual reality, at Medical Precision Engineering Lab of The University of Tokyo. Then in April, he joined NTT Advanced Technology Corporation, and involved in a research of ultraprecision machining techniques at NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories. In April 2002, he started to work for UDIT Inc. as a researcher.


(The books below are available only in Japanese. The titles have been translated into English by UDIT arbitrarily.)

[Joint Work]

  • No one left behind - Accessible Information in Emergency (2006, NTT Publishing Co, Ltd.)
  • Making Accessible Website in Local Governments(2005, NTT Publishing Co, Ltd.)
  • Information Accessibility - Towards Information Society for All (2005, NTT Publishing Co, Ltd.)
  • Web Accessibility from the Beginning (2004, GYOSEI Corporation)
  • Information Accessibility and Universal Design (2003, ASCII)


  • Accessible Technology (supervising translation, NIKKEI BP Soft Press)


  • Hardware: Microcomputers and its peripheral circuitry, processing of metal
  • Software: Programming languages of C, Delph, Perl, PHP and Assembler


  • e-Assistive Technology Coordinator, 1st grade
  • Welfare-Residential Environment Coordinator, 2nd grade
  • Class II Information Technology Engineer


  • Coordinate a mailing list to discuss Universal Design in higher education, supporting students with disabilities. Please contact me if interested.