Using the Whole Body Control online planner with TIAGo robot

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 [...]

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

TIAGo robot ROS Tutorial 4: OpenCV

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 [...]

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

Call for TIAGo loan for the 1st SciRoc Challenge

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

TIAGo robot multitasking at the IROS Mobile Manipulation Hackathon

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 [...]

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