095 VRBot

Development of a training system for an assistance robot based on virtual reality: A proof of concept.

Intervention area


Start date

September 1, 2018

End date

September 1, 2020

This proof of concept will enable the development and evaluation of a virtual reality-based training system for assistance robots. This system will enable the acquisition of the skills required to control such robots. A JACO robot will be used as a test platform. The project will lead to the development of a prototype assistance robot simulator for training purposes.

Lead applicant

François Routhier

Université Laval


20 INTER mandates


Philippe Archambault

Université McGill

Physical and Occupational Therapy

27 INTER mandates

Alexandre Campeau-Lecours

Université Laval

Génie mécanique

12 INTER mandates