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ROS by the Bay Meetup

by Camilo Buscaron

Last month, AWS hosted at our East Palo Alto offices the second ROS by the Bay Meetup organized by Open Robotics. ROS is an open source set of software libraries and tools that which helps developers build robot applications. We were excited to support this growing community of open source developers, with over 50 attendees. The event coincided with the latest release of ROS2, Dashing Diademata LTS Release. Miaofei Mei of the AWS RoboMaker team presented some of the contributions that AWS and the community have made to Quality of Service (QoS) features implemented in the ROS2-D release.

Meetup Attendees at Amazon’s East Palo Alto office.

Meetup Attendees at Amazon’s East Palo Alto office.

 

Brian Gerkey and William Woodall of Open Robotics – cake-cutting ceremony.

Brian Gerkey and William Woodall of Open Robotics before the cake-cutting ceremony.

The next meetup will be hosted by Voyage on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. For More details, visit and subscribe:

Meetup @ Voyage

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019, 7:00 PM

844 E Charleston Rd
844 E Charleston Rd Palo Alto, CA

61 Members Attending

This is an on-going series of meetups focusing on ROS, Gazebo, and other elements of the ROS ecosystem. Voyage (https://voyage.auto/) will be hosting us this time and will provide food and drinks! We have three presenters this time: – Dheera Venkatraman will present “ROSshow: Visualizing ROS topics with ASCII art” – Charles Cross (Voyage) will pres…

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Camilo Buscaron

Camilo Buscaron

Cam is an open source robotics technologist and strategist. Primarily interested in cloud robotics, artificial intelligence and automotive technology and businesses.