December 21, 2019

Drone Shuts Down Gatwick Airport

Biomechatronics Lab director Ravi Vaidyanathan is interviewed by the BBC on the London Gatwick pre-Christmas shutdown due to fears of an drone-aircraft collision

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46632892

Drone in sunset

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June 13, 2018

Prime Minister's Tech Roundtable

The Biomechatronics Lab was one of a tiny froup of British Technologists invited to showcase their work at 10 Downing sreet for the garden reception for the Prime Minister's Roundtable event with Tech industry recently (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/186930/cdt-neurotechnology-researchers-invited-10-downing/)

 

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September 29, 2017

New Scientist Live

In September, Dr. Vaidyanathan appeared as a speaker at the New Scientist Live Event in London. Alex Lewis and Sam Wilson were on stage to provide a live demonstration of some of the labs technology, and were available to answer questions on the practicalities of getting the research to market. The Event was attended by over 30,000 people.

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September 18, 2017

BBC News Special

BBC News highlights Alex Lewis, Athletec, and the Biomechatronics Laboratory in a feature on assistive technology streamed live with quesitons across the globe. 

Thanks so much to the BBC and the over 250,000 viewers who tuned in!  

 https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/10155125665807217/

Students Sam Wilson, Fiona Boyce, and Tim Blower (from Athletec) demonstrate some of our latest work.

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July 26, 2017

Corner Smart Boxing System

 
 
BBC Sport has just published a feature on the Corner Smart Boxing System, spun out of our laboratory by Biomechatronics student Charles Burr: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39489636 

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