Category Archives: Cybathlon

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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Cybathlon 2016: Wakayama University’s RT-Movers most successful Japanese Team

World’s first Cybathlon took place last weekend, on October 8, in Zurich; 3 Japanese teams were present; they competed in 4 disciplines and were cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd and a group of supporters! Cybathlon is an international competition … Continue reading

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Japanese ministry supports Cybathlon (in the elevator?!)

The clock is ticking, it’s the final countdown! Cybathlon will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. local time (5 p.m. Japan time). The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is also supporting the … Continue reading

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Cybathlon Pep Rally videos – now online!

The Science and Technology Office Tokyo is proud to present two videos shot at the Cybathlon Pep Rally! The videos, released on the office’s youtube channel, give a nice overview on the event, which took place at FabCafe Tokyo on June … Continue reading

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Cybathlon Pep Rally in Tokyo!

On Tuesday, June 28, more than 100 people found their way to FabCafe Tokyo in Shibuya to be part of the Cybathlon Pep Rally. The event was organized by the S&T Office Tokyo to introduce the three participating teams from … Continue reading

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Tokyo University spin-off SCHAFT unveils awesome new bipedal robot

For the past three years, since having been taken over by X (Alphabet’s experimental technology lab) , there has been little news from SCHAFT, the company which originated from the JSK Robotics Laboratory (University of Tokyo). Finally, they made an appearance again at the New … Continue reading

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