A rewarding European Robotics League tournament, at PAL Robotics

JUDITH VILADOMAT | December 11, 2017

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Five teams from different European universities competed in Barcelona in a thrilling European Robotics League Tournament hosted by PAL Robotics! In this Service Robots category contest, robots had to prove themselves useful helping an old woman at home autonomously. This is why PAL Robotics offices got quite transformed, adapting the space to recreate an apartment.

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