See you at ICT 2018 in Vienna!

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

TALOS humanoid joins the RoboHub family at University of Waterloo!

By |2019-07-15T11:49:42+00:00November 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+00:00November 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 [...]

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

By |2018-07-19T13:44:14+00:00July 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 [...]

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

By |2018-04-16T07:26:14+00:00April 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 / [...]

IEEE Humanoids 2017, the future of humanoid robots at Birmingham

By |2018-07-03T15:19:10+00:00November 10th, 2017|Events|

This November is an exciting month for us and for our robots! It began last Wednesday, when our CEO Francesco Ferro was invited as an expert at the European Parliament to take part in the “Transferring Robots to the world of SMEs” conference. Now we’ve got a date with the humanoid robotics community next [...]

SocSMCs: making robots interact without words

By |2018-11-14T16:04:23+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Articles|

When we shake hands with someone or help them moving furniture, our body is calculating much more than we know, even though we are not consciously aware. The direction in which our hand is moving, how much force is needed, how we keep the balance meanwhile… These are automatic decisions that are daily taken by [...]

Humanoid robots, imitation learning and torque control

By |2018-04-09T13:44:49+00:00July 26th, 2017|Articles|

This week, we interview Head of the Department of Automatics, Biocybernetics and Robotics at the Jozef Stefan Institute in Slovenia, Ales Ude. As founder of the department’s Humanoid and Cognitive Research Lab, he has a particular interest in imitation learning - the way robots interact with and learn from humans. In Ales’ words, “Imitation learning [...]