#ERW2018 – European Robotics Week: Bringing robotics closer to citizens

By | 2018-11-14T14:58:35+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Events|

The European Robotics Week 2018 (#ERW2018) is about to begin! Starting this Friday, Nov. 16th, until next Sunday, Nov. 25th, the #ERW2018 will fill the European continent with plenty of events that show how Europe is at the forefront of robotics. It is also the perfect occasion to bring the robotics’ state of the art [...]

TALOS humanoid joins the RoboHub family at University of Waterloo!

By | 2018-11-07T17:21:11+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Articles|

Last week, the University of Waterloo inaugurated the E7 Engineering building, which has an impressive RoboHub with a big family of robots... Amongst which, you can find TALOS! The 32-DoF humanoid robot has joined the RoboHub family, and showed its manipulation skills during the Grand Opening. We had the opportunity to speak with Professor Kulic and Professor Melek about [...]

The state of art of biped robots, at Humanoids 2018

By | 2018-11-05T17:30:28+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Events|

Tomorrow, the Humanoids 2018 Conference starts in Beijing (China), the major conference specialized in humanoid robotics. For a week, the most relevant experts in the field will share the latest advances and open the debates that such kind of robots arise. PAL Robotics’ CEO, Francesco Ferro, will provide the company’s expertise and latest progress in [...]

TIAGo robot multitasking at the IROS Mobile Manipulation Hackathon

By | 2018-11-13T11:24:43+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Articles|

One TIAGo robot, six teams, and 24 hours: the IROS 2018 Mobile Manipulation Hackathon (MMH) was exciting and challenging at the same time, and gathered a lot of attention! Every afternoon two of the six selected teams showed all they could program into the TIAGo robot in record time. The results are impressive: TIAGo robot [...]

PAL Robotics is sponsoring the new ERL SciRoc Challenge!

By | 2018-10-29T13:47:40+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Articles|

The European Robotics League 2018/2019 season comes with lots of news! One is that the ERL Consumer League benchmark tasks (TBMs) have evolved with respect to the previous edition. Another big news to remark is that a new challenge joins the ERL: the first Smart Cities Robotics Challenge (SciRoc)! PAL Robotics is proud to announce [...]

An extraordinary IROS 2018: Highlights on the major Conference in robotics

By | 2018-11-06T12:12:58+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Events|

A record-breaking IROS 2018 just took place in Madrid! Over 4,000 attendees participated in the conference, explored the exhibition, enjoyed the social events, and challenged themselves during multiple competitions. As Platinum Sponsors, at PAL Robotics we traveled with 19 robots to take part in several activities, including a TIAGo flamenco dance during the Banquet! Did [...]

Warming up for IROS 2018: A forecast of what you will experience in Madrid

By | 2018-09-10T13:56:12+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Events|

IROS 2018 is coming to Spain! The worldwide specialists of robotics are off to Madrid’s Municipal Conference Centre, from the 1st to the 5th of October. This is a special IROS for PAL Robotics, Platinum Sponsors of the conference: one of the reasons is that the distinguished conference takes place in our country. Besides, the Conference [...]

Creating the first benchmarking for humanoids: EUROBENCH seeks for partners!

By | 2018-07-19T13:44:14+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Articles|

Benchmarking is a key instrument to accelerate the process of turning prototypes into products. Now that robotics is rapidly gaining relevance, the sector needs the development of a benchmarking with greater reason. We are partners of EUROBENCH, the first project with the mission of creating the first consolidated benchmarking procedure in robotics worldwide, specifically in [...]

Homer Team, winners of RoboCup@Home 2018 OPL!

By | 2018-07-19T08:08:35+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Articles|

After heading the overall classification of the RoboCup German Open, Homer Team (Koblenz University) achieved the top of the RoboCup@Home Open Platform League (OPL) Competition, which took place in Montreal (Canada). A lot of time invested in preparing the Open Challenge and Finals paid off with such major success, competing with the best teams from all [...]