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TIAGo ROS Simulation Tutorial 2 – Autonomous robot navigation

The second pack of open-source ROS tutorials for TIAGo’s simulation in Gazebo enables the robot to navigate autonomously in indoor spaces. Learn how to create a map with gmapping, localize itself in the space and do path planning avoiding obstacles … Continue reading

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A robot localization system solely based on distance sensors

A robust localization system that uses only distances to a small set of non-synchronized radio beacons at very small update rates. This innovative location system has been developed by Professor Fernando Caballero (Universidad de Sevilla) and Professor Luis Merino (Universidad … Continue reading

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TIAGo ROS Simulation Tutorial 1 – How to control the cobot?

TIAGo’s ROS open tutorials for its open-source simulation in the Gazebo start with TIAGo’s control. This collaborative robot is open in simulation to anyone who has an idea for him. PAL Robotics describes everything needed to use TIAGo in simulation, … Continue reading

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PAL Robotics at 2016 ROS-Industrial Conference

ROS-Industrial project aims to apply ROS (Robot Operating System), the de facto standard in robotics, to the industry. Having a shared open operative system in robotics gains relevance when it is applied to manufacturing applications and opens new possibilities for … Continue reading

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New ROS tutorials to simulate with TIAGo easily!

Would you like to try to command a robot? Do you have in mind robotics applications but don’t have a robot? Want to try TIAGo? PAL Robotics puts an accessible tool available for anyone that wants to try TIAGo, a … Continue reading

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TALOS: the next step in humanoid robots from PAL Robotics

PAL Robotics is launching a new humanoid robot: TALOS, a collaborative robot for industrial complex tasks. TALOS will be an advanced electrical high-performance humanoid robot due to the cutting-edge technology integrated. Stay tuned, TALOS will be released soon! This humanoid … Continue reading

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Empowering your robotics research with TIAGo and The Construct

The purpose of PAL Robotics’ mobile manipulator TIAGo (standing for ‘Take It And Go’) is to help in robotics research while aiming at becoming a service robot in a near future. That’s why, in order to be accessible to everyone and … Continue reading

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PAL Robotics with the EU FP7 Factory in a Day project

Recently TIAGo has been showing new abilities in events such as IROS 2015 Conference or AYRI11 Forum. Some of them were developed as part of Factoy in a Day, an European project framed in the EU Seventh Framework programme in … Continue reading

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TIAGo with the Shadow Hand Extra Lite as an end-effector

One important feature PAL Robotics had clear when designing TIAGo was its modularity and configurability. A proof of how modular TIAGo is, our mobile manipulator for research, is the integration of the Shadow Hand Extra Lite to our robot. That … Continue reading

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ROS Control talk at the First MoveIt! Community Meeting

PAL Robotics’ engineer, Dr. Adolfo Rodriguez Tsouroukdissian, has given a talk about ROS Control at the first MoveIt! Community Meeting. If you missed the appointment, you’re still on time: watch it here! – You can also have a look at the presentation slides … Continue reading

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