ERF 2018: the Robotics community at the Finnish Winter Wonderland!

By | 2018-04-16T07:26:14+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Events|

Snowy privileged landscapes surrounded this year’s European Robotics Forum (ERF) celebrated in Finland. The European robotics community was brought together in the city of Tampere to take part in this must-attend event, with an agenda full of highlights. Here’s a glimpse of our ERF experience! TIAGo wearing a traditional Finnish suit. Credits: euRobotics / [...]

ERF: The annual date of the European robotics community is here again!

By | 2018-07-03T15:17:16+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Events|

Let’s get ready for a snowy European Robotics Forum! This highlighted event in the calendar of every European roboticist keeps growing bigger year after year, just as the robotics sector does. And this year it is the turn of the Finnish city of Tampere to host #ERF2018. PAL Robotics team will be travelling there [...]

EuroCIS: The revolution in retail comes with autonomous stock-taking robots

By | 2018-07-03T15:17:28+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Events|

High technological innovations help retailers stay competitive in nowadays market. The EuroCIS Fair brings together the newest developments in tech for retailers and gathers over 10,000 visitors next week in Düsseldorf (Germany). In this edition, the huge fair will also count with two robotic attendees. While some of their colleagues are busy taking stock in [...]

TIAGo spotted at the Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics!

By | 2018-07-03T15:17:38+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Events|

Robots can become the best companions for humans. Our life quality can extraordinarily improve in all aspects of our daily routine, and reshape how we manage (and enjoy) our time. For that to happen, we need to make robots social. It may look simple, but is a challenge for the whole robotics community. This is [...]

ERL Edinburgh and León Tournaments: last chance for teams to score!

By | 2018-07-03T15:17:52+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Events|

The European Robotics League (ERL) Season is about to finish! Two Service Robotics tournaments were the last opportunity for teams to improve their positions in the global classification, which will be announced in the European Robotics Forum. Lots of TIAGos were seen in the last tournaments of this season, which were held in León (Spain) [...]

Unprecedented stock control by merging RFID and vision into StockBot

By | 2018-07-03T15:18:07+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Articles|

They say knowledge is power, and retail industry is no exception to this. Inventory control is at the heart of any business that deals with stocking. Frequently learning what you have and where you have it in a store or a warehouse opens the possibility of optimizing stock management, which has a direct impact in [...]

TIAGo ROS Tutorial 3 – MoveIt!

By | 2018-07-03T15:18:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Articles|

There’s no need to have a robot to start developing applications for it! TIAGo, as all our robots, has the ROS simulation available for free and open to anyone willing to improve your code skills or even get started in robotics. A set of comprehensive tutorials in basic, intermediate and advanced levels are suitable both [...]

INBOTS: Building bridges between robots, businesses and society

By | 2018-11-13T14:35:05+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Articles|

As robots’ skills are amazingly rocketing at the technical level, our imagination flies envisioning their vast potential to assist us in our everyday life. But technical breakthroughs cannot walk alone. A favourable ecosystem is essential to foster robotics, and this means that legislation, ethics, businesses and end-users have to be ready to embrace them. With the [...]

A rewarding European Robotics League tournament, at PAL Robotics

By | 2018-07-03T15:18:52+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Events|

Five teams from different European universities competed in Barcelona in a thrilling European Robotics League Tournament hosted by PAL Robotics! In this Service Robots’ category contest, robots had to prove themselves useful helping an old woman at home autonomously. This is why PAL Robotics’ offices got quite transformed, adapting the space to recreate an apartment. [...]