In Episode 84 of The Robot Report Podcast, Brian Gerkey, CEO and co-founder of Open Robotics describes the development and evolution of Robot Operating System (ROS), and the role ROS plays, and will continue to play, as a catalyst for robotics innovation.
TUM Autonomous Motorsport Victorious at the Indy Autonomous Challenge
Group from Technical University Munich wins the Indy Autonomous Challenge, taking home the $1 million Grand Prize. Mike Oitzman, Editor of the Mobile Robot Guide, reviews the first autonomous motorcar event held at the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
ROS 2 Simplifies Hardware Acceleration for Robots
The process of creating optimized, hardware specific, compute architectures can be time consuming and complex. The ROS 2 Hardware Acceleration Working Group (HAWG) is working to simplify hardware acceleration engineering tasks by creating acceleration kernels based on open standards.
The Robotic Assembly of Garments – An ARM Institute Project Highlight
As this Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM) project illustrates, ARM is placing a great amount of emphasis on sewing and textile handling. The reason is completely in keeping with ARM’s charter to “accelerate transformative robotic technologies to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness.”
Start-up Profile – PickNik Robotics – Deep Expertise in Support of Robotics Consulting and Custom Development
Software and services provider PickNik Robotics leverages commercial and open source software, including Robot Operating, to provide its customers with advanced motion control and manipulation solutions.
Webinar – Robotics Development, Simulation and Testing Tools
This webinar was presented on Tuesday December 15, 2020 Please click below to watch on demand The development of robots and robotic technology requires the mastery of multiple disciplines – primarily software development, mechanical and electrical engineering. Robotics development is made even more difficult as it is limited by embedded and real-time constraints. Commercial viability…
ROS for Industrial Automation and 3D Vision for UV Disinfection Robots Explored at RoboBusiness Direct
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, SWRI’s Matt Robinson describes how ROS can support complex, large scale, industrial automation. In a follow-on session, DreamVu’s Mark Davidson reviews the benefits of omnidirectional 3D vision for UV disinfection robots.
Yaskawa Motoman ‘s Roger Christian Details the Strategic Benefits of an ARM Institute Membership
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute’s Suzy Teele recently interviewed Yaskawa Motoman ‘s Roger Christian about the strategic advantages of partnering with ARM, and how the relationship benefits Yaskawa and advances the role of robotics in manufacturing.
Robotics Business Review Launches RoboBusiness Direct
Robotics industry experts to address critical robotics business development issues through integrated series of online presentations, follow-on Q&A, and continuing media coverage and analysis.
A Guide to the Latest in Mobile Robot Technology at IMTS 2018
Amid the automation for manufacturing at this year’s IMTS show are new mobile robots that are worth watching.
TurtleBot 2i: New Chassis, Robot Arm Support, Intel Joule
The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables the development of next-gen advanced robots.