Innovation radar highlights PAL Robotics breakthrough developments in EU-funded projects! Part II : Collaborative platforms

By |2020-04-22T12:06:54+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories, Research|

The Innovation Radar of the European Union has shortlisted the key innovations developed by Pal Robotics throughout the participation in different EU-funded projects. Part 1 provides more information about our advancements in the Healthcare sector. The rest of the recognized developments by the Innovation Radar are focused on collaboration, both, between platforms and human-robot interaction [...]

Innovation radar highlights PAL Robotics breakthrough developments in EU-funded projects! Part I : Healthcare

By |2020-04-22T12:07:31+00:00January 28th, 2020|Categories, Research|

The Innovation Radar of the European Union is highlighting new innovations developed by PAL Robotics! This website remarks EU-funded innovations that were done thanks to framework programs like the Horizon 2020. These are the 5 innovations featured at the Innovation Radar developed by Pal Robotics: Force torque tuning and calibration for collaborative tasks (Co4Robots) Long [...]

Selfception: TIAGo robot, to recognize itself in the mirror using AI

By |2020-04-22T12:07:59+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories, Research|

Perception in robotics can be trickier than we think. Just think for a moment how complex the human perception is: How do we know that it is us when we look at the mirror, even if we see us from a different perspective? How can we recognize a person even if time passess and he/she [...]

TIAGo++, the robot you need for bi-manual tasks

By |2020-04-22T12:08:56+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories, News, Research|

PAL Robotics is excited to announce a new TIAGo with two arms, the bi-manual robot TIAGo++! After carefully listening to the robotics community needs, we used TIAGo’s modularity to integrate two 7-DoF arms to our mobile manipulator. TIAGo++ can help you swiftly accomplish your research goals, opening endless possibilities in mobile manipulation. TIAGo++ can now [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]