Equipment at the iCub Facility allows evaluating performance of humanoid robots by measuring accurately their movements (10-camera Vicon system) and forces (via a force platform). In addition, for legged humanoids, we have a motorized gantry system that can follow the robot motion in the testing room while keeping the robot tethered for safety (in case of failure).In addition, we have a ”virtualizer” system that together with a sensorized suit and VR system allows experiments in the field of teleoperation of humanoid robots.For walking teleoperation (or ”in place” robot testing) we also have a standard treadmill which offers the possibility of testing walking humanoids on slopes of different degrees. Treadmill
Dear TERRINet applicants and future users,
we sincerely hope that you are staying safe in these challenging times that we are facing at the moment. The current emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic has deeply changed our lives. The recent and progressive lock-down forced us to reorganize our working routines in smart working modalities and to shut down the TERRINet infrastructures. Therefore, we regret to inform you that Trans-National Access has been suspended until further notice.
However, we would like to reassure you that we will keep evaluating the proposals submitted for Trans-National Access regularly. Indeed, despite access cannot be allowed for a while, the selected users will be queued and access will take over gradually as soon as the situation will allow it. We also inform you that a special application mechanism has been settled in TERRINet to mitigate the delays that will occur due to the COVID-19.
The Open Call no. 4 is currently open: we are accepting proposals under the new mechanism called "first come, first served". Proposals are directly forwarded to the evaluation panel as soon as they are submitted. Proposals submitted closer to the deadline will be dispatched after that. The deadline for the Open Call n.4 will be on May 31, 2020.
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