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27 - 29 October 2020

Research and development

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Research and development


Dr. med. Urs Schneider

Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung IPA


Axel Sigmund



Thu, 2014/05/15 15:00 - 16:15 export in calendar


Room 2

Title Lecture Info Speaker

Congress Lecture

Neuroprosthetics today and tomorrow

Abstract: Neuroprosthetic devices interface the nervous system to control assistive devices, to restore senses and functions and to treat neurological diseases. This presentation introduces applications and trends and discusses opportunities and limitations of neural prostheses.

Stieglitz, Thomas

Congress Lecture

Mechatronic prosthesis interoperability: towards mechanical and communication standards

Abstract: This presentation will cover the need for interoperability and factors to consider when designing a standard. It will provide an update on an upper limb mechanical / communication standard that is being adopted by several in industry, and provide food for thought for a similar lower-limb standard.

Sensinger, Jonathon

Congress Lecture

Cybathlon 2016 - Championship for robot-assisted parathletes

Abstract: The Cybathlon is a championship for racing pilots with disabilities, i.e. parathletes, who are using advanced assistive technologies. There will be six different disciplines based on prosthetic, orthotic and brain-computer-interface technologies. The Cybathlon will take place in a large indoor stadium in Zurich, CH, October 8th, 2016.

Pagel, Anna Katharina