Idiap Video amongst the 10 finalists of the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge

In the summer of 2015, Rethink Robotics, the worldwide leader in collaborative robotics research and education launched the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge. The Challenge was created to highlight the amazing work being done by the research and education community with the Baxter robot. The Challenge attracted more than 90 total entries from 19 countries around the globe. The video of Dr. Sylvain Calinon’s Robot Learning & Interaction group of the Idiap Research Institute in Martigny was selected amongst the 10 finalists.

In the end, the Humans to Robots Lab at Brown University’s video was standout in the criteria of relevancy, innovation and breath of impact and was awarded the first prize.


To view the ten finalist entries, please visit