FX Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL) provides multimedia and information technology research for Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. Fuji Xerox serves as the hub for the Xerox Group’s operations in the fast-growing Asian and Southern Pacific regions. FXPAL’s research spans interactive media, immersive conferencing, adaptive computing, natural language inquiry and the impact of technology on communities. Our aim is to help Fuji Xerox with a digital information technology infrastructure that will support services in Fuji Xerox’s Open Office Frontier. FXPAL is working to shape the future of the office and digital documents, and provide Fuji Xerox a digital information technology base for the 21st century. This goal is accomplished through several means: Research and invention of new information technologies; Cooperation with FX business units to develop and transition information technologies; Interaction with the US software industry to discover and tailor new products for the Fuji Xerox market.