COVID-19 and our robots: ready to help fight coronavirus in hospitals

By |2020-04-22T09:31:49+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories, News, Research|

To fight the spread of COVID-19, a scale of pandemic the world hasn’t seen in a long time, new and innovative solutions are urgently needed - and robots can offer just that. They are already being used in hospitals around the world to help fight coronavirus (COVID-19), particularly in China. At a time when hospitals [...]

EU project SPRING: thanks to this project we are developing robotics that could help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

By |2020-04-22T09:33:28+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories, News, Research|

PAL Robotics is collaborating as a partner in the EU project, SPRING, one of a number of projects especially important during the COVID-19 health pandemic. New technological solutions are needed quickly, and this includes robots - both repurposing and adapting robots in current use, such as our social humanoid robot ARI. Robots have already been [...]

ERF2020 in Malaga: the European robotics community comes together to share their expertise and discuss the future of robotics

By |2020-05-08T09:46:22+00:00March 12th, 2020|Categories, Events|

After recently returning from Malaga with REEM-C, TIAGo and ARI, we are happy to report that this year’s European Robotics Forum (ERF 2020) was a great success, and PAL Robotics was delighted to be a bronze sponsor. We hosted three workshops, delivered nine presentations and mingled with the great and the good of European robotics [...]

Introducing: ARI ROS Simulator

By |2020-04-22T12:06:15+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories, Learn how to, News, Research|

Eager to program with our latest Social Robot, ARI? ARI robot’s simulation is open source and is available online: even if you don’t have the platform physically, you can still explore its capabilities! The simulation is perfect for enhancing your coding abilities and also for getting started in robotics. ARI has a set of comprehensive [...]

Meet ARI: Service Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in One Single Platform

By |2020-04-22T12:07:45+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories, News, Social|

  Pal robotics is excited to introduce our newest member: ARI. Our latest robotic development enables you to boost your AI research due to its combination of Intel 7 & NVIDIA Jetson TX2 GPU. The available processing power of the fully ROS based platform allows you to freely explore the limitless applications of AI and [...]

TIAGo at RoboCup 2019 podium: Homer Team wins the OPL (again) and CATIE Team goes 3rd!

By |2020-04-22T12:08:39+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories, Events, Research|

Homer Team (University of Koblenz-Landau) and CATIE Robotics Team, both with TIAGo robots, made it to the top of the most challenging competition in robotics, the RoboCup 2019! It was a week of nerves, pressure, and teamwork for the roboticists from all over the world who participated in RoboCup 2019 Sydney. The @Home League consists [...]

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

By |2020-04-22T12:15:21+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories, 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 [...]

The future of Social Robotics at JSSR 2019

By |2020-04-22T12:15:29+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories, 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 [...]

Using the Whole Body Control online planner with TIAGo robot

By |2020-08-10T12:48:30+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 [...]