ERF2019: Humanoids state-of-the-art, Autonomous Mobile Robots, and TIAGo robot teleoperated

By |2019-04-01T10:42:41+00:00April 1st, 2019|Events|

The European Robotics Forum (ERF2019), one of the most influential events in robotics, was a success again on its 10th edition! PAL Robotics could show how service robots can help in different areas, both through our hands-on demos, that attendees could enjoy at our stand and through the workshops in which we were invited to [...]

ERF2019: Roboticists in Europe, to come together in Bucharest!

By |2019-03-05T11:42:38+00:00March 5th, 2019|Events|

Meet us at the European Robotics Forum (ERF2019)! Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is getting ready to host the European robotics flagship forum from the 20th to the 22nd of March. As usual, multiple conferences and tracks will take place to discuss the state-of-art of robotics and how Europe is leading such progress, all surrounded by [...]

MWC 4YFN: Robotics, AI and Connectivity, the perfect mix

By |2019-02-26T14:55:56+00:00February 26th, 2019|Events|

The future of mobile and connectivity landed in Barcelona this week with the Mobile World Congress and the 4YFN! The MWC Four Years From Now (4YFN) explores the trends that shape how the world will look like in a few years from now, one of which is clearly robotics. Robotics, AI, and connectivity are three [...]

Using the Whole Body Control online planner with TIAGo robot

By |2019-02-07T11:36:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Articles|

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 (developed by N. Mansard, O. Stasse, P. Evrard, and A. Kheddar) when coding robot applications. We are sure Whole Body Control is the future: robots with a high amount [...]

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 [...]

Call for TIAGo loan for the 1st SciRoc Challenge

By |2019-01-14T14:27:09+00:00December 4th, 2018|Articles|

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

TIAGo robot multitasking at the IROS Mobile Manipulation Hackathon

By |2018-11-13T11:24:43+00:00October 29th, 2018|Articles|

One TIAGo robot, six teams, and 24 hours: the IROS 2018 Mobile Manipulation Hackathon (MMH) was exciting and challenging at the same time, and gathered a lot of attention! Every afternoon two of the six selected teams showed all they could program into the TIAGo robot in record time. The results are impressive: TIAGo robot [...]