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Watch our New video on i-Botics Exoskeleton Research

Despite the ongoing robotization of manual labor, physically demanding work is still prevalent in industry. A significant part of the EU workforce is exposed to tiring or painful positions, carrying or moving heavy loads, and repetitive hand or arm movements. These exposures relate to increased risks for developing musculoskeletal disorders in various body regions. How can exoskeletons help to support heavy work? How does an exoskeleton know at which moment it should activate? Can it differentiate between gently shaking hands to greet someone, or lift a heavy load? These are the type of questions we aim to answer in our research on exoskeletons within the i-Botics project.

Watch the New i-Botics Exoskeleton video below.



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DeXPRIZE: Successful TNO and ETH Integration week of the ALMA robot at ARCHE 2020.

During the ARCHE 2020 integration week, TNO and the ETH Robot System Lab (RSL) collaborated to integrate their research and development process using the Articulated Locomotion and MAnipulation (ALMA) robot. Next to the integration of software, we tested software to confirm proper implementation and development….

Did you miss our live XPRIZE webinar? No Worries!

Please use the link below to watch the video of our first ANA Avatar XPRIZE webinar, to learn more about our team and our technology.. Meet the Avatar XPRIZE Teams | i-Botics

Interview with XPRIZE

i-Botics on the spot – Interview with XPRIZE

The i-Botics team will kick-off a new online segment within the ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition, called “Meet the Teams”. Within this segment, we will be interviewed by the organization of the ANA Avatar XPRIZE. We will share our vision for the competition, tell something about…