Universal Robots, PickNik, and Forschungszentrum Informatik released a beta version of a ROS 2 driver. The driver works across UR’s entire cobot line, including the newer e-Series cobots.
ROS / Open Source Solutions
The ROS 2 package is compatible with the Doosan Robot Language, so operators who are familiar with Doosan but have basic ROS knowledge can create robotics application.
The new driver will take advantage of ROS 2 features such as component nodes and zero-memory copy integration with ros_control. From a performance perspective, the major benefit is decreased latency.
On Dec. 3, learn from a Robot Operating System expert at the Southwest Research Institute how do develop safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will discuss how omnidirectional 3D vision can help disinfection robots.
Robot operations, especially in industries that are just starting to automate or must manage multiple robots, can be a hurdle to adoption, says the CEO of InOrbit, which offers a cloud-based service.
AWS RoboMaker is designed to ease development of robotics applications. Amazon Web Services is making it available in more regions worldwide.