Competing at ERL: an interview with HOMER Team

By |2018-04-24T14:17:19+00:00April 24th, 2018|Articles|

Making robots help at home. This is the “magic” that teams competing in the Service Robots category of the European Robotics League (ERL) turn into reality in each tournament. Robotics competitions like ERL or RoboCup@Home are one of the ways in which researchers are driven to develop applications that transform how people live at home. [...]

Industry 4.0 is the trend at GREX

By |2018-04-18T11:29:06+00:00April 18th, 2018|Events|

Innovation has landed in Madrid! Global Robot Expo (GREX) starts today and will be in IFEMA until Friday. The large pavilion is filled with all kinds of robotics, from collaborative and service robotics to 3D-printed components or domotics. One of the fair's highlights is Industry 4.0, the upcoming revolution in industry that adds cyber-physical systems [...]

The European Robotics League (ERL) Winners, unveiled at ERF2018!

By |2018-04-18T11:41:58+00:00April 16th, 2018|Articles|

An exciting Season of the European Robotics League (ERL) came to an end at the European Robotics Forum in Tampere (Finland), where we all discovered who were the TBMs winners! The ERL Awards Ceremony was celebrated during the Gala Dinner in front of the whole European robotics community, and had a very special guest on stage: [...]

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 / [...]

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

By |2018-07-03T15:17:16+00:00March 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 [...]

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

By |2018-07-03T15:17:52+00:00February 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+00:00February 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 |2019-01-10T16:08:21+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]