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CYBATHLON Challenges 2023
We are excited to announce that the second CYBATHLON Challenges will take place on 29 March 2023! Teams are invited to compete and showcase their current technology and the pilot’s skills in two selected tasks of their discipline of the CYBATHLON 2024 Races & Rules.
Featured Discipline: Leg Prosthesis Race
In this competition pilots with an amputation above the knee or a congenital disorder climb stairs and overcome rough terrain with a leg prosthesis, among others.More Information
Latest News: Visual Impairment, Assistance Technologies and CYBATHLON Vision Assistance Race
With our new discipline – Vision Assistance Race, CYBATHLON aims to push research in the field of visual aid because the technologies involved have the potential to improve the quality of life and autonomy of people with vision impairment.Read the full News
Latest News: Where are we with brain-computer interfaces?
Your brain is crackling with the activity generated by roughly 100 billion neurons and their connections. Scientists are harnessing that power, building brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that act as a bridge between the brain and assistive devices. As the technology for brain-computer interfaces between people and assistive devices continue to advance, we talked to two BCI experts from Technische Universität Graz and the University of Vienna to understand what the current challenges and exciting new developments are in this field.Read on
New Video: Prosthetic Arms Are Becoming Smarter and More Customised
From sensing residual muscle activity to implanting electrodes in the muscles to enhance signals and provide sensory feedback, arm prostheses are becoming more precise and versatile. 3D printing and new materials are reducing the weight and cost of prostheses. What’s next? Join our teams on the Road to 2024 and help revolutionise prosthetics.CYBATHLON 2024
It’s CYBATHLON preparation time! 🔥
We’re busy training for what the BBC called ‘the Olympics of bionic athletes’. In this picture you see most of our team re-building and analyzing their obstacle course.
We’re excited to compete at the CYBATHLON challenge next week!
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Introducing two more commentators to the CYBATHLON Challenges – Robert Riener on the Assistance Robot Race & Adrian Esser on the Arm Prosthesis Race. Follow up on March 29 by watching the event's live broadcast at https://t.co/r8W1CrqfmT More info https://t.co/LirRExmAzw https://t.co/h3jLGTLpam