Category Archives: Cybathlon

Cybathlon featured in a japanese publication about robots & AI

Prof. Shuro Nakajima from Wakayama University recently published a book on the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics: ROBOT – are they our enemies, or our friends? In this publication, Prof. Nakajima describes the emergence of AI and robots, … Continue reading

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Powered Wheel Chair from Cybathlon gives demo rides!

The RT-Mover powered wheel chair that competed in the first Cybathlon, the international competition for people with disabilities and technologies to tackle daily tasks, was a highlight at the Social Innovation Forum 2017 . Wakayama University’s Prof. Shuro Nakajima who developed the … Continue reading

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Paralympics Gold Medalist joins Cybathlon session at Super Welfare Expo in Tokyo

Winter Paralympic Games alpine ski gold medalist Ms. Kuniko Obinata shared many inspiring stories at the Super Welfare Expo, in central Tokyo, where Cybathlon,  the international competition encouraging the development of technologies facilitating the everyday life of people with disabilities … Continue reading

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Visitors wish Cybathlon to come to Japan at LIVES TOKYO 2017!

On September 10th, Cybathlon was presented at LIVES TOKYO 2017, an event to promote efforts to expand working opportunities for the disabled. LIVES TOKYO was a large-scale event co-organized by Hands On Tokyo at Midtown Tokyo in Roppongi. It aimed to reflect … Continue reading

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Cybathlon presented at VR/XR for Humanitarian Action Symposium in collaboration with ICRC

With the goal of highlighting various technologies utilized for humanitarian objectives, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo was invited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Japan to present Cybathlon at the VR (and Cutting-Edge Technology) for … Continue reading

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Cybathlon at the International Modern Hospital Show, Tokyo

Cybathlon was invited to present at the 44th International  Modern Hospital Show in Tokyo where approximately  80,000 visitors, including domestic and overseas doctors, nurses, medical administrators, and medical equipment dealers attended. It was a nice opportunity to meet people who … Continue reading

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Video highlighting CYBATHLON & TWIICE visit premiered in Sagamihara!

A video produced by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo on the occasion of the visit of Cybathlon co-directors Roland Sigrist and Dario Wyss as well as members of TWIICE, the exoskeleton that competed in the first Cybathlon in 2016 … Continue reading

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Technology and social inclusion – the Cybathlon approach, featured in Tokyo

The efforts of Cybathlon, a Swiss invention, to connect not only technology experts with the disabled but also to bring them together with the public, was highlighted in Tokyo in front of media, industry experts and the general public. The … Continue reading

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Visit Live Demo of Exoskeleton TWIICE at the Swiss Medtech Pavilion (April 19-21, 2017)

Don’t miss the rare opportunity and visit us at the Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan 2017 (April 19-21, 2017, booth no. 907)! The exoskeleton TWIICE, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), will be presented by … Continue reading

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Cybathlon revisited in Tokyo at talk-show hosted by Wired.jp

Last Friday evening in Tokyo, Wired Japan magazine hosted a talk-show on Cybathlon as a promotional event for their latest issue that includes a feature on “Swiss-made Innovation.” Comments by the panelists, consisting of two of the Japanese contestants in … Continue reading

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