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|

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|

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|

Understanding the future of robotics at the ERW2018 Central Event in Augbsurg

Thank you for visiting us at the European Robotics Week Central Event (ERW2018) in Augsburg last weekend! This remarked event in Europe was the perfect occasion to bring robotics closer to society and help everyone understand the field. The exhibition was held in a Roman museum and it seemed that the past was merging with the [...]

By | 2018-11-26T11:46:09+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Events|

World Robot Summit with TIAGo robot: from cleaning toilets to interacting with customers

TIAGo robot keeps increasing its multitasking skills more and more! This time, Team Homer (University of Koblenz-Landau) participated in the World Robot Summit Future Convenience Store Challenge in Japan with a TIAGo. The WRS differs from other competitions they usually take part in, such as ERL or the RoboCup. Still, Team Homer won the Third place [...]

By | 2018-11-22T11:18:04+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Articles|

TALOS humanoid joins the RoboHub family at University of Waterloo!

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 [...]

By | 2018-11-07T17:21:11+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Articles|

The state of art of biped robots, at Humanoids 2018

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 [...]

By | 2018-11-05T17:30:28+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Events|