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The future of Social Robotics at JSSR 2019

When we look at the future, we envision robots that cooperate with us, assist us at home or collaborate in an industrial workspace. Human-Robot Interaction is a must, and this implies robots to get social. That is what the 4th Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics (JSSR 2019) was about: to look into the state [...]

By | 2019-02-13T07:45:45+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Events|

Using the Whole Body Control online planner with TIAGo robot

Planning high-level tasks online and forgetting about controlling or commanding each and every motor: this is what enables our customization of the Whole Body Control concept (developed by N. Mansard, O. Stasse, P. Evrard, and A. Kheddar) when coding robot applications. We are sure Whole Body Control is the future: robots with a high amount [...]

By | 2019-02-07T11:36:50+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Articles|

MEMMO: Giving memories to robots for a better motion generation

Avoiding obstacles or interacting with a dynamic environment can still be a challenge for robots, especially for those which are complex, like legged humanoids. PAL Robotics is part of an ambitious EU-funded project called MEMMO that aims to solve this challenge by creating a new way of generating motions for the robots. MEMMO relies on [...]

By | 2019-02-05T07:37:42+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Articles|

TIAGo robot ROS Tutorial 4: OpenCV

Eager to program robotics applications? TIAGo robot's simulation is open source and is available online: even if you don’t have the platform physically, you can work with it! The simulation is perfect for enhancing your coding abilities and also for getting started in robotics. TIAGo has a set of comprehensive tutorials of all levels to download [...]

By | 2019-01-16T10:14:55+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Articles|

Stock-Taking Robots for a smart Inventory Management

As 2019 begins, new retail trends make it to the retailers’ ears, and robotics in retail is surely the one with the clearest applications that can be implemented right away. Robotics in retail can solve problems that required too many resources to tackle properly up to now, the most relevant being stock-taking. While Stock Management is at [...]

By | 2019-01-14T15:40:34+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Articles|

StockBot will be at NRF Retail’s Big Show with Impinj (New York)

StockBot will be at the NRF Retail’s Big Show with our partner Impinj (stand nº 3465), the industry leader in RAIN RFID manufacturing, which is one of the technologies integrated into StockBot. NRF Retail’s Big Show will take place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, from 13th to 15th January 2019. Impinj is [...]

By | 2019-01-02T14:38:44+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Events|

Call for TIAGo loan for the 1st SciRoc Challenge

PAL Robotics is opening a Call for loan of 6 TIAGo Steel and 4 TIAGo Iron robots to teams who want to participate in the 1st ERL SciRoc Challenge. As SciRoc Platinum Sponsors, we offer the possibility of loaning a TIAGo to make it easier for teams to participate in this new and challenging robotics [...]

By | 2019-01-14T14:27:09+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Articles|

See you at ICT 2018 in Vienna!

Meet PAL Robotics at the ICT 2018 Conference held in Vienna (Austria) from the 4th to the 6th of December. ICT 2018 is the highlighted conference for discussing how companies and institutions can push the digital transformation of Europe, and put in common perspectives and interests. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence have a decisive role in [...]

By | 2018-12-03T10:44:58+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Events|

TALOS: The Robot of the Week at the IEEE Robots Guide!

PAL Robotics’ humanoid TALOS is the “Robot of the Week” at the IEEE Robots Guide! IEEE Spectrum, the award-winning technology magazine, has recently launched this new site to become a helpful tool for discovering nowadays robots and their applications. The high-performance robot TALOS is featured at the IEEE Robots Guide homepage, which highlights some of [...]

By | 2018-11-28T19:06:14+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Articles|