Photo gallery: CYBATHLON Experience at REHACARE 2018

Photo: Man with arm prosthesis turning a light bulb into a socket; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
The CYBATHLON-Experience of ETH Zurich shall show how well assistive techniques already help people today to manage their everyday life. Whether turning a light bulb into a socket...
Photo: CYBATHLON contestant hangs up laundry; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
...or hang up laundry. With intelligent arm prostheses this is already possible today.
Photo: A woman with an arm prosthesis at the skill game "hot wire"; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
The station "the hot wire" is about skill. The participants may not touch the wire with their loop, otherwise this station is considered lost.
Photo: CYBATHLON contestant at the "hot wire"; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
Since the arm prostheses are not as flexible as the human wrist, the pilots have to go with their bodies to master the curves.
Photo: CYBATHLON contestant at the "hot wire"; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
The skydiver Claudia Breidbach masters this station for the Össur team with flying colors.
Photo: Two CYBATHLON contestants talking about their experiences during the race; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
Before the race, the CYBATHLON pilot picked up a few tips from her racing partner.
Photo: The media team of the CYBATHLON Experience watching the race at the big video screen; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
Referees at the individual stations use a green or red flag to indicate whether the challenge has been successfully completed. At the media station, this is then displayed on the video screen, clearly visible to all visitors. The time the pilots have available for the course can also be seen there.
Photo: CYBATHLON contestants in a exo skeleton; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
The Dutch team Project March consists of students from the University of Delft.
Photo: CYBATHLON contestant with an exo skeleton walking up stairs; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
Her pilot Sjaan Quirijns completes the course in the exoskeleton where the students worked on.
Photo: A wheelchair user drives to the dining table; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
There is also a course for motorised wheelchairs, which consists of everyday situations such as driving to the dining table.
Photo: A wheelchair user drives up a steep ramp; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
But also uneven terrain, a ramp and the opening, driving through and closing of doors are part of the race, which the pilot for the team of Human Engineering Research Laboratories of the University of Pittsburgh on this picture just completed.
Photo: interview situation; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann
The CYBATHLON Experience is rounded off by interviews with the pilots and the members of the research team, who provide visitors with a wealth of useful information. The races will take place twice a day on all days of the fair - at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. - in Hall 3/F04.