Best Paper Award at International Conference
Professors William Kaiser and Majid Sarrafzadeh, along with collaborators from the UCLA Medical School and the Veteran's Administration, have been awarded the Best Paper Award at BodyNets 2008 for their paper entitled: "The SmartCane System: An Assistive Device for Geriatrics." BodyNets is an annual conference focused on the topic of sensor networks applied to biomedical monitoring.
The Smart Cane system developed by Professors William Kaiser and Majid Sarrafzadeh has also been selected to be presented as a demonstration at the Microsoft TechFest 2008, which is hosted by Microsoft Research. Very few teams outside of Microsoft are invited to this event.