Associate Professor Lei JING (※1) won the Excellent Paper Award at the IEEE (※2) 6th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE) (※3) held in Nagoya in October 2017.

The award recognized his excellent research on a method for using a six-axis inertial sensor to detect insufficient tooth-brushing. This research project was aimed at developing a product which would enable children to have fun as they develop proper tooth-brushing habits. Click the link below to see a video demonstrating a prototype. (※4)

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Award ceremony: Courtesy of Professor Pham and Associate Professor Villegas
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The technology has already been commercialized by Temari Inc. (※5) as their Shaka-Shaka Brush Kit.

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Shaka-Shaka Brush Kit

 

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