The i-match project was funded by the ist thematic program under 5th Framework Programme (FP5). It concerned action line 2002-1.2.1 Systems for Independent Living. The project focused on using haptic, robotic and virtual reality in order to assess user skills and functional performance during man-machine interaction. On a parallel line, different assistive technology tools such as joysticks, mouses and switches were tested in order to identify their physical characteristics. The project then tried the match users with most suitable assistive device.