Using the Whole Body Control online planner with TIAGo robot

By |2020-04-22T12:15:42+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories, Research|

Planning high-level tasks online and forgetting about controlling or commanding each and every motor: this is what enables our customization of the Whole Body Control concept (based on the research done by N. Mansard, O. Stasse, P. Evrard, and A. Kheddar) when coding robot applications. We are sure Whole Body Control is the future: robots [...]

Stock-Taking Robots for a smart Inventory Management

By |2020-04-22T14:38:02+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories, Retail|

As 2019 begins, new retail trends make it to the retailers’ ears, and robotics in retail is surely the one with the clearest applications that can be implemented right away. Robotics in retail can solve problems that required too many resources to tackle properly up to now, the most relevant being stock-taking. While Stock Management is at [...]

StockBot will be at NRF Retail’s Big Show with Impinj (New York)

By |2020-04-22T14:38:10+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories, Events|

StockBot will be at the NRF Retail’s Big Show with our partner Impinj (stand nº 3465), the industry leader in RAIN RFID manufacturing, which is one of the technologies integrated into StockBot. NRF Retail’s Big Show will take place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, from 13th to 15th January 2019. Impinj is [...]

Call for TIAGo loan for the 1st SciRoc Challenge

By |2020-04-22T14:38:29+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories, Research|

PAL Robotics is opening a Call for loan of 6 TIAGo Steel and 4 TIAGo Iron robots to teams who want to participate in the 1st ERL SciRoc Challenge. As SciRoc Platinum Sponsors, we offer the possibility of loaning a TIAGo to make it easier for teams to participate in this new and challenging robotics [...]

See you at ICT 2018 in Vienna!

By |2020-04-22T14:38:37+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories, 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 [...]

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

By |2020-04-22T14:39:17+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories, Events, Research|

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 [...]

#ERW2018 – European Robotics Week: Bringing robotics closer to citizens

By |2020-04-22T14:39:29+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories, Events|

The European Robotics Week 2018 (#ERW2018) is about to begin! Starting this Friday, Nov. 16th, until next Sunday, Nov. 25th, the #ERW2018 will fill the European continent with plenty of events that show how Europe is at the forefront of robotics. It is also the perfect occasion to bring the robotics’ state of the art [...]

TALOS humanoid joins the RoboHub family at University of Waterloo!

By |2020-04-22T14:39:42+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories, Research|

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 |2020-04-22T14:39:58+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories, 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 [...]