News from department D5

Awards & nominations

Best Hands-on demonstation award at the prestigious IEEE World Haptics conference

Congratulations to the research team, composed of members of the RAINBOW and HYBRID teams, for their Best Hands-on demonstration award at the IEEE World Haptics Conference
In the press

Imagine being able to touch and interact

with the objects in a virtual environment: the immersion would be even greater.
Awards & nominations
Paolo Robuffo Giordano

Congratulations to Paolo Robuffo Giordano, is among the most influential AI 2000 researchers in the field of robotics

Félicitation à Paolo Robuffo Giordano, qui plus est le seul chercheur à représenter un institut français.
photo©Airbus - Ravitaillement entre un Airbus A330-MRTT et un chasseur F-16

Successful research prototype with AIRBUS

A guided mid-air refueling boom in automatic mode: two members of the RAINBOW team saw the experiment crowned with success.
Personne en fauteil et icone de Maison Innovations et Handicap (MIH)

Launch of the Innovations, Handicap, Autonomy and Accessibility Chair (IH2A), headed by Marie Babel

When digital technology is at the service of inclusiveness and homecare for the elderly and disabled...

December 16 & 17: Nouvelles Imageries - days in tribute to Christian Barillot

Registration is free but required before December 14th
Awards & nominations
IEEE Haptics Symposium 2020

Awards at IEEE HAPTICS 2020 conference for RAINBOW & HYBRID teams

Congratulations to the Rainbow and Hybrid teams for the awards at the IEEE HAPTICS 2020 Conference
Awards & nominations

Best Paper Award in the Rainbow team at ICRA 2020

Congratulations to the Rainbow team
Image reprise du site projet ADAPT

A technological innovation that will revolutionize wheelchair mobility

As part of the European ADAPT project, Marie Babel (associate professor INSA in Rainbow research team) is working on the development of a device to assist in driving an electric wheelchair. Today, not all people with disabilities have access to electric wheelchairs. At the risk of jeopardizing people's safety, the visual impairment, for example, does not allow this type of chair to be driven. And [..]
Portrait de Christian Barillot ©Inria

Christian Barillot passed away

Christian Barillot was director of EMPENN, Inserm research unit, scientific leader of the joint IRISA-Inria Empenn team, formerly VISAGES, and directed the "Neurinfo" medical imaging platform.