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Claudio Pacchierotti, awarded the CNRS bronze Medal 2022

On Tuesday 29 November 2022, the CNRS Talents 2022 ceremony was held to reward those who contribute to the influence and progress of research. Congratulations to Claudio Pacchierotti, a researcher in haptics at IRISA, who was awarded the CNRS Bronze Medal. Discover his portrait (in french only) © Jean-Claude MOSCHETTI / IRISA / CNRS Photothèque

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De gauche à droite : Florian Nouviale (ingénieur de recherche INSA), Valérie Gouranton et Bruno Arnaldi (enseignants-chercheurs INSA/ IRISA)

Virtual Reality, 3 scientists from IRISA rewarded for the creation of the Xareus software

The Valorisation trophies of the Rennes Innovation Campus reward Bruno ARNALDI, Valérie GOURANTON (INSA teacher-researchers) and Florian NOUVIALE (INSA research engineer) for the Xareus software, a tool to help the programming of virtual reality applications. A simplification that allows to graphically program a scenario or to display the possible interactions between compatible virtual objects [..]

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IRISA's Gender Equality and anti-harassment committees receive the Minerva Informatics Equality Award

The Minerva Informatics Equality* prize was awarded on Tuesday, October 25 to IRISA's Gender Equality and anti-harassment committees This prize rewards all the work and actions implemented by these two committees: the Gender Equality Committee created to encourage and support women's careers in computer science research and teaching. And the anti-harassment commmittee(founded after the first one) [..]

smartphone visant une main tendue avec incrustation en temps réel d'une personne miniaturisée dedans


The world of animation, the art of visually moving motionless objects, has come a long way since the first animated films were produced over 100 years ago. Today, avatars have become omnipresent. These digital representations of real humans have entered the scene in modern video games, and are now being used in movies as well as in virtual and augmented reality entertainment. In the VirtUS team [..]

Mimetic - crédit REVEA

When virtual reality helps prepare Olympic teams #Olympic2024

Franck Multon, Professor at the Université de Rennes 2, Head of the MimeTIC team (a joint team of Inria and M2S) talks to us about the REVEA project, which will help athletes improve certain "sub-skills" such as speed and motor coordination. Article from Polytechnique insights Quand la réalité virtuelle muscle la performance des boxeurs ... Franck Multon, Professeur Université Rennes 2 [..]


Some IRISA research teams will participate at the Fête de la Science

IRISA research teams will once again participate in this year's Fête de la Science The Empenn research team The ambition of Empenn is to establish a multidisciplinary team bringing together researchers in information sciences and medicine. Our medium- and long-term objective is to introduce our basic research to clinical practice, while maintaining the excellence of our methodological research [..]

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Congratulations to Claudio Pacchierotti, CNRS Bronze Medal 2022

Congratulations to Claudio Pacchierotti, CNRS Bronze Medal 2022, member of the Rainbow research team Enabling physical interaction with a virtual or remote object is the challenge of Claudio Pacchierotti's work, which focuses on the use of haptics, the science that explores and exploits touch, for interaction with robotic and virtual reality systems. After a PhD in engineering at the University of [..]


Contratulations to Maxime, who won the 3rd prize of the jury

Congratulations to Maxime Robic, Rainbow team, who won the 3rd prize of the jury of the Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition on the subject of his thesis: "Visual servoing of a constellation of satellites"!