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Highlights of the Year


  • strong advances on the analysis of cable-driven parallel robots (section 7.1.1)

  • collaboration with lawyers on the ethical and legal aspects of robotics

  • strong collaboration with the medical community on walking analysis, rehabilitation (section 7.2.3) and activities detection (section 7.2.1)


  • extensive test period for our walkers in clinical environment (section 7.2.3)

  • start of the daily activities monitoring in a retirement house (section 7.2.1)


  • contract with Ellcie-Healthy for the evaluation of connected objects

  • J-P. Merlet has been a finalist for the best paper award of the Eucomes conference and of the IROS conference

Best Papers Awards:
J.-P. Merlet.

Preliminaries of a new approach for the direct kinematics of suspended cable-driven parallel robot with deformable cables, in: Eucomes, Nantes, France, 2016.


J.-P. Merlet.

A generic numerical continuation scheme for solving the direct kinematics of cable-driven parallel robot with deformable cables, in: IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, South Korea, 2016.