How TIAGo robot benefits from Deep Learning

By |2018-07-11T16:22:07+00:00July 10th, 2018|Articles|

The combination of robotics and Deep Learning can lead robots to be more intelligent than ever before. A flurry of research is helping robots understand their surroundings and make decisions on their own. The UPC student Sai Kishor Kothakota, who is doing his Master in Automatic Control and Robotics, is doing an internship at PAL [...]

Calling for (robotic) help: Human-robot cooperation to transport goods

By |2018-05-11T13:22:03+00:00May 11th, 2018|Articles|

Human-Robot collaboration is being pushed ahead by Co4Robots! The EU Project has successfully achieved the first Milestone, which consists of a human and a TIAGo robot working together to move goods from one place to another in cooperation. Remember that Co4Robots’ purpose is to create a multi-robot system that is able to interconnect and control [...]

PAL Robotics upgrades to ROS Kinetic!

By |2018-05-04T15:04:38+00:00May 4th, 2018|Articles|

All of our robots at PAL Robotics have been upgraded to ROS Kinetic Kame, the latest LTS Release from OSRF! This means we have also switched them to the Ubuntu 16.04 version. ROS Kinetic Kame is used by over 85% of the latest ROS1 Survey respondents - a survey with very interesting results, by the [...]

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. [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]