The CableRobot Simulator

The in-house developed novel CableRobot Simulator is capable of generating unique motion trajectories using - as its name suggests - a cable suspension system. This prototype will be used in perception and cognition research.

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The CyberMotion Simulator

The MPI CyberMotion Simulator was developed at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics as a novel alternative to traditional  motion simulators. It is based on a commercial six-axes serial robot originally designed for use in industries as manipulator.

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CyberPod

In order to simulate realistic virtual environments and provide the illusion of moving through those environments, scientists in the Cyberneum have so far used a variety of different hardware setups and software libraries.

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Equipment

Virtual Reality equipment enables scientists to provide sensory stimulus in a controlled Virtual World and to manipulate or alter sensory input which would not be possible in the real world.

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Cyberneum Videos

Video

Browse the selection of videos and get an impression of our research.

How does a flying car feel?
From the technological vision to the user-friendly control system

Podcast

(German only)
In this article, Prof. Bülthoff explains the technical challenges we face and the role that perception research plays in this process.

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