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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2020-04-22T12:09:39+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories, 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 |2020-04-22T12:15:10+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories, 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 |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 [...]

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 [...]

TIAGo robot ROS Tutorial 4: OpenCV

By |2020-04-22T12:16:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories, Learn how to, Research|

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 [...]