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 [...]

How TIAGo robot benefits from Deep Learning

By | 2018-07-11T16:22:07+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Articles|

The combination of robotics and Deep Learning can lead robots to be more intelligent than ever before. A flurry of research is helping robots understand their surroundings and make decisions on their own. The UPC student Sai Kishor Kothakota, who is doing his Master in Automatic Control and Robotics, is doing an internship at PAL [...]

Automatica 2018: It’s all about collaborative robots

By | 2018-06-25T15:11:48+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Events|

Thank you for visiting us at Automatica 2018! The Fair received more than 46.000 attendees and we could share our latest developments for Industry 4.0, collaborative robotics, logistics, and service robotics. We always love that you can test our robots live and exchange impressions, and that was a perfect occasion. The Service Robots Demo Park [...]

Automatica 2018: Four areas where “cobots” fit in Industry

By | 2018-06-19T07:29:14+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Events|

Automatica 2018, the fair where Industry 4.0 takes shape, seems to have clear that the “Factory of the Future” involves collaborative robotics. The so-called “cobots” are based on the fact that they share the same workspace as operators - meaning, they can work safely around (and also with) people, without needing any cage or partition [...]

ICRA 2018, Robotics and Automation landing in Australia!

By | 2018-05-18T17:34:13+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Events|

We are heading off to the southern hemisphere to attend one of the most important conferences in robotics, once again: ICRA 2018 awaits next week in Brisbane, Australia! Robotics and Automation are certainly gaining a lot of importance due to the innovative applications that they can introduce in many diverse sectors. That is why we [...]

Calling for (robotic) help: Human-robot cooperation to transport goods

By | 2018-05-11T13:22:03+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Articles|

Human-Robot collaboration is being pushed ahead by Co4Robots! The EU Project has successfully achieved the first Milestone, which consists of a human and a TIAGo robot working together to move goods from one place to another in cooperation. Remember that Co4Robots’ purpose is to create a multi-robot system that is able to interconnect and control [...]

PAL Robotics upgrades to ROS Kinetic!

By | 2018-05-04T15:04:38+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Articles|

All of our robots at PAL Robotics have been upgraded to ROS Kinetic Kame, the latest LTS Release from OSRF! This means we have also switched them to the Ubuntu 16.04 version. ROS Kinetic Kame is used by over 85% of the latest ROS1 Survey respondents - a survey with very interesting results, by the [...]

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