Building ankle prostheses and orthoses for patients who lost their lower limb or are missing gait functions due to neurological or muscular deficits has taken a large amount of research. This will be a brief overview over existing devices with short descriptions of principle and function. This list is not complete and will be updated. Continue reading
An important tool in science which, if not used with caution, can lead to quite surprising results. Always check your correlation!
A video from the robot demonstration at Dynamic Walking. See me in the Locomat (0:43).
An entertaining talk about the state of the arts in robotics. I have to correct though – robotics is not just text files, mechanics is important for particular tasks.
Editing video, i.e. trimming, converting, etc., are often required to present scientific results. Finding good software to do this is often a challenge, therefore I will list free software that I find useful. Today’s pick is Freemake Video Converter, capable of trimming and converting you video without adding watermarks. Watch out during the installation process at it tries to install a ton of additional software on your computer.
This depends on the policy of the journal you published in. Often archiving of pre-prints or post-prints are allowed with proper acknowledgement of the published version, while the published version must not be archived. Information on specific journals may be found at