Read the full article on the website of Delta.
In October HIT's role in ITER was covered in an article of Delta, the official magazine of Delft University of Technology.
In the period February - July 2018, Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT) performed a series of application tests with a new version of robot ROSE Robot at the Dutch care home Pieter van Foreest, location De Bieslandhof in Delft, ROSE is a care robot intended to perform simple service tasks in support of clients and care staff.
In December 2017, Heemskerk Innovative Technology started on a new assignment from Wood: to create a virtual mock-up to support the remote handling compatibility analysis for the Exit Scraper, a replaceable part of the ITER Neutral Beam Injection (NBI) system.
On February 21st 2018 Alexander Pil wrote an article on the applications of remote handling for care robots.
On February 19th 2018 DIFFER published a news article on their website about broadening the scope of the use of robotics from nuclear fusion towards industrial maintenance and health care.
The August 2017 issue of the Dutch magazine De Ingenieur (“The engineer”) carries an article on Robot Rose versie 2.0.
In the April issue of the Dutch Elsevier magazine Joppe Gloerich wrote an article entitled “Geen klus te klein voor Rose” (“No job too small for Rose”).
On Tuesday June 27th '17 we were happy to receive a voucher of Medical Data, to spend in one of the Living Labs of Medical Data.
In may, HIT colleagues Nicky Mol and Guido van der Hart spent a colocation period at PAL Robotics in Barcelona.
On December 14th, 2016, Robot Rose assisted during a clinical class Nursery at Inholland University of Applied Sciences. Read the full article (in Dutch) here...
On December 12th, 2016, the simulation technology of HIT was mentioned in the newsletter of Euro-Fusion. For the full article, please refer to the link below...
On November 29th, Robot Rose was covered on the Dutch tv channel "Omroep Brabant". View the video (in Dutch) here...
In November 2016, Cock Heemskerk, CEO of HIT, was officially inaugurated as a lecturer at Inholland University of Applied Sciences...
Robot ROSE is a service robot in development, but has already proven its value. Watch a video of its latest developments here (Dutch).
On October 19th, 2016, Robot Rose was mentioned in a news article of the Dutch paper Noordhollands Dagblad about the future of robotics in health care.
On September 5th, 2016, Robot Rose was mentioned in a news article of Delft University of Technology about the role of robotics in (home) care.
On June 10th 2016 Robot Rose was mentioned in an article from NU.nl about the development of robotics in Delft, the Netherlands.
In the introduction movie we can see HIT employees Nicky and Roel with Rose Akia in the kitchen. On the tablet we can Guido from the cockpit.
On May 27th Delft Technology Partners published a news article about Robot Rose.
On May 26th Robot Rose was demonstrated during a Dutch General News broadcast.
On May 25th HiT's SACRO was featured on the website of BioTechIn.Asia.
HIT provides LR systems in the design of the Laser Coating Removal robot (LCR) with consultancy in the area of risk analysis.
For the full article, please view the article in PDF-format.
This article was published for the Dutch paper 'Algemeen Dagblad' on May 1st, 2016.
Robot Rose was mentioned in an article of Trendition: A new life for care robot Rose. Read the full article using the provided link below:
(Nederlands) In een gezamenlijke presentatie op 29 september presenteerden Mariëtte Hertoghs-Maatjens en Erica van de Veerdonk en op de e-Health Convention in Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam de resultaten van een praktijkonderzoek naar de meerwaarde van robots in de zorg.
On 28 and 29 April, the HIT office in Noordwijk vibrated with lively discussion on a new project: Semi Autonoumous Care Robot (SACRO) had its kick-off.
In close cooperation with the FOM Institute DIFFER, Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT) contributed with its Interactive Task Simulator Software and crew support to a continuous stream of visitors in the NWO stand at the Messe, in an interactive demonstration of Remote Handling (RH).
See the attached PDF file for the full article.
On December 15th, various cooperation agreements were signed for the development, prototype production and testing of an autonomous robot that uses a high-power laser to remove paint from aircraft.
Early December 2014 there was an important meeting for HIT at F4E in Barcelona: The start of a new phase in the development of the Electron Cyclotron (EC) Upper Launcher (UL).
At the end of October Heemskerk Innovative Technology started on a unique assignment from South Korea: To perform a Remote Handling maintenance analysis for ITER Upper Port # 18 and an analysis of the installation and maintenance of the NAS system.
On October 30, 2014, the KIVI Department of Nuclear Engineering, the Department of Technical Physics and the Netherlands Nuclear Society (NNS) organized the symposium: "Nuclear Fusion Energy: Physicist's Dream, Engineer's Nightmare?".
Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT) was present at the 28th Symposium on Fusion Technology SOFT 2014, held from 29 September - 3 October in San Sebastian, Spain.
This summer, HIT joins a Task Force to study the replacement of the bottom moderator of the European Spallation Source (ESS).
The industry can learn a lot from space and high-tech science. Projects in this area are so complex, a lot of thinking ahead is required.
During the Innovatiecafé of Springlab and the Dutch Institute for Sports & Movements (NISB), Heemskerk Innovative Technology demonstrates a haptically interactive robot.
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In close cooperation with FOM institute DIFFER, HIT has won a remarkable assignment: The project is executed in support of the Japanese team that develops the port plug for ITER.
Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT) was present at the 11th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT-11), held from 16-20 September 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
The video below shows the Remote Handling Demo Stand that was developed by HIT and was part of the touring exhibition EFDA Fusion Expo.
Recently, Heemskerk Innovative Technology has successfully presented the results of the Synthetic Viewing study to a representative of ITER IO.
'The most important event of this year for companies in the field of fusion was the ITER Business Forum on the 21st en 22nd of March in Toulon. That's where Cock Heemskerk of HIT (Heemskerk Innovative Technology) gave an interesting summary of the chances of companies in the world of ITER Remote Handling.'
Last week Heemskerk Innovative Technology celebrated its 5th anniversary.
Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT) was present at the 27th Symposium on Fusion Technology SOFT 2012, held from 24-28 September in Liège, Belgium.
Heemskerk Innovative Technology was present with a booth on the Vision & Robotics fair held on 5 and 6 June at NH Conference Centre Koningshof, Veldhoven.
HIT has recently started a new project to support NTS Systems in Eindhoven, providing coaching and system engineering support in the development of the new GIZA production line.
At the Lowlands music festival in Biddinghuizen in August 2011, Heemskerk Innovative Technology participated with a Remote Handling demonstration stand on the Llowlabs Energy Island.
HiT was present at the International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology in Portland, Oregon. The ISFNT is a well known bi-annual fusion forum with an attendance of about 400 experts.
The past year the Remote Handling Study Centre (RHSC) has been constructed at the attic of the Rijnhuizen mansion. The RHSC mission is to deliver effective remote handling maintenance scenario's for ITER.
On the 13th of May technology foundation STW provided 22 million euro to five scientific research programs.
On Tuesday, March 8 HIT and Oxford Technologies have presented the new Dexter 20 remote handling manipulator. The system was revealed at the Dutch Belgian Haptics Meeting in Leuven.
On November 16th 2010, the ITER-NL1 WP3 project Virtual Slave had a successful “Final Review”. In the Virtual Slave project, a consortium of Dutch Space, Heemskerk Innovative Technology and TreeC developed a new simulation tool. The new tool allows users to simulate the dynamics and physical interaction in a virtual environment created with CAD programmes.
As of the 1st of October 2010, the HIT office is situated at the Jonckerweg 12 in Noordwijk. This incubator center is centrally located and moreover, is within easy reach of both public transport and highways.
'Voor de enorme, nieuwe kernfusiereactor ITER in Zuid-Frankrijk ontwikkelt werktuigbouwkundige dr.ir. Cock Heemskerk de onderhoudsrobots. Zijn onderhoudsontwerp moet ervoor zorgen dat tijdens werkzaamheden het plasma van 100 miljoen °C toch doordanst in de reactor...'
Heemskerk Innovative Technology has taken the first steps towards an environmental management systeem corresponding to the ISO 14001-standard.
On December 2, the Virtual Slave project team convened at Rijnhuizen for the Design Review. Collegues from FOM and TNO were present as external reviewers.
On September 17th the “Architecture Review” of the Virtual Slave project took place. During this first project milestone the market research and the functional system design were presented.
Cock Heemskerk (48) is one of the developers of the European Robotic Arm, that will be launched to the ISS space station in the year 2011. The robotic arm will be the first intelligent crane in space.
On May 13th the kick-off took place of the Virtual Slave project at the Heemskerk Innovative office.
While the projects in the area of ITER Remote Handling continue as planned, several new activities were initiated in the first quarter of 2009:
September 24th was an important day for the SSBB team, with a long series of system tests in the robotlab of KU Leuven. In a test setup with an instrumented Staubli robot, a reprentative ORU (Orbit Exchangeable Unit) was exchanged under various accuracy conditions.
At the 25th Symposium on Fusion Technology SOFT 2008, mid September in Rostock (Germany), Heemskerk Innovative Technology was represented in several locations.
In its article series "Het Leidsche Ei", the Leiden journal portrays more or less famous local inventions. This time the FlexArrayer invented by Cock Heemskerk.