Additional Symbitron review meeting

On Friday February 3rd, an extra review meeting was held at FSL to show the EU reviewers and project officer the progress that was made with our Wearable Exoskeleton 1. They were very happy that we could show them two working demo's: Training of one of the SCI test pilots with the Achilles (ankle) exoskeleton…

Symbitron measurement marathon

From monday 22 February till Friday 26 February 2016, 9 of the 10 Symbitron test pilots came to the University of Twente to take part in a large number of experiments: Assist As Needed protocol in the LOPES Sslow perturbations in the LOPES Multi-joint perturbations in the LOPES NeuroMuscular Controllers in the LOPES Sensory substitution with the…

Achilles travelling around Europe

The Achilles has been travelling a lot the last weeks. It started in Enschede where it was upgraded and used for tests with the NMC’s and preliminary balance tests with healthy subjects. From there it went to Rome for the balance tests with the Symbitron test pilots and from Rome it went to London for…

M24 Symbitron Progress meeting

From 23-25 November 2015, the M24 Symbitron progress meeting was held at the Imperial College campus in London. The first day of this meeting was combined with a Scientific Advisory Board meeting. Three SAB members were updated on the progress made in the first two years of the project via short presentations. At the end…

Achilles tests with Symbitron test pilots in Rome

From 17 to 19 November, the Achilles was tested by two Symbitron test pilots (group I) in two different experiments. In the first experiment different controllers for balancing with the Achilles were evaluated and in the second experiment the balancing performance of the subjects while receiving vibrotactile feedback about the Center of Mass or the…

Slow walking experiments

From 21-23 September slow-walking experiments have been performed in at UTwente. 10 healthy subjects walked for several minutes at very low speeds, while EMG, motion capture and ground reaction force data was collected. The results will be used to upgrade the NMC models to suit very slow walking speeds as well.

Symbitron wiki launched

We've launched our own Symbitron wiki! On this wiki (www.symbitron.eu/wiki) we will place documentation that is helpful for Symbitron members, but might also be useful for others and is therefore open for everbybody to visit. If you want to contribute to the wiki, please send an email to: info at symbitron dot eu, and an account…