Posted On: Apr 25, 2019

AWS RoboMaker, a service that makes it easy to develop, simulate, and deploy intelligent robotics applications at scale, has expanded its cloud extensions to ROS-Melodic users. AWS RoboMaker now provides the cloud extensions for Amazon Cloudwatch Logs for logging, Amazon Cloudwatch Metrics for monitoring, Amazon Lex for speech recognition, Amazon Polly for speech generation, Amazon Kinesis Video Streams for video streaming. For the latest ROS-Melodic packages, please visit here

AWS RoboMaker extends the most widely used open-source robotics software framework, Robot Operating System (ROS), with connectivity to cloud services. This includes AWS machine learning services, monitoring services, and analytics services that enable a robot to stream data, navigate, communicate, comprehend, and learn. AWS RoboMaker provides each of these cloud service extensions as open source ROS packages, so you can build functions on your robot by taking advantage of cloud APIs, all in a familiar software framework. To get started, one can explore the RoboMaker webpage or run a sample simulation job in the RoboMaker console