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Ben Zhang

Ben Zhang
UC Berkeley

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Ben Zhang is a second year Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley working with Professor Edward A. Lee in TerraSwarm project. The primary focus of his research is about networked embedded devices that augments human-environment interaction and the back-end infrastructure that provides a platform for sensors and actuators. Prior to joining Berkeley, he has interned in Microsoft Research Asia working on magnetic-based proximity detection (LiveSynergy) and smart earphones for in-situ health monitoring (SEPTIMU).


Location: C260
Yu-Hsiang Chen (UC Berkeley), Ben Zhang (UC Berkeley), Claire Tuna (UC Berkeley)
We describe a novel way to select and control smart appliances in physical spaces through a head-worn computing device. Users can express their interest of interaction by looking in a general direction to an appliance. The device communicates with the targeted appliance and displays relevant contexts for users in the near-eye display. It is intuitive since “what you see is what you get”. Read more.