This Just In… Wearable Robotics Association Receives Grant from NIST

NIST logo with taglineThe National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded the Wearable Robotics Association with a research grant. The grant will help support the work of the association in researching wearable robotics systems standards. Because the field is growing rapidly and there are safety concerns when a device is worn, groups have started to develop standards for the field. The Wearable Robotics Association is leading an IEEE Robotics and Automation Study Group to understand the development of the standards on a worldwide scale and is pleased to offer a Standards and Technology Workshop at WearRAcon 16, in conjunction with NIST.