The future of Social Robotics at JSSR 2019

By |2019-02-13T07:45:45+00:00February 12th, 2019|Events|

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 [...]

TIAGo robot ROS Tutorial 4: OpenCV

By |2019-01-16T10:14:55+00:00January 16th, 2019|Articles|

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 [...]

TALOS humanoid joins the RoboHub family at University of Waterloo!

By |2018-11-07T17:21:11+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 [...]

TIAGo ROS Simulation Tutorial 2 – Autonomous robot navigation

By |2019-01-10T16:10:13+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Articles|

The second pack of open-source ROS tutorials for TIAGo’s simulation in Gazebo enables the robot to navigate autonomously in indoor spaces. Learn how to create a map with gmapping, localize itself in the space and do path planning avoiding obstacles in real time with the TIAGo Tutorials. PAL Robotics team puts available tutorials in TIAGo [...]

OSRF Jackie Kay visits PAL Robotics

By |2018-07-03T15:28:57+00:00July 27th, 2016|Events|

Today we had the pleasure to receive OSRF Software Engineer Jackie Kay in PAL Robotics. It has been very interesting to share opinions and knowledge with a ROS developer, since all of our robots are based in ROS. Kay gave an interesting speech on ROS 2.0 to some PAL Robotics' engineers and interns with an open [...]