AWS Robotics Blog

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ROS 2 Foxy Fitzroy: Setting a new standard for production robot development

The highly anticipated Robot Operating System 2 distribution Foxy Fitzroy (ROS 2 Foxy) has been released. ROS 2 Foxy is the most secure and reliable ROS distribution to date for production robotics application development. In this blog, we highlight key features and improvements available in this new release.

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AWS RoboMaker's cloud simulation environment

Building Robot Operating System (ROS) 2.0 powered robots with the ROSBot 2.0 tutorial and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The AWS robotics team works with different robotics hardware and software providers to make it easy for developers to build using the Robot Operating System (ROS). This blog discusses robotics reference hardware platforms and a tutorial from Husarion that developers can use to build robotics applications built on the ROS 2 Dashing Diademata distribution.

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Fleet and multi-robot simulations in AWS RoboMaker

Robotics developers often need to run a fleet of robots in a simulation. Common scenarios include: Verifying the robots are able to navigate past each other in the same environment Collecting data from multiple robots running at the same time for a custom data-driven application Using machine learning to train robots how to react to […]

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Building a ROS-Application CI Pipeline with AWS RoboMaker

Building and testing robot applications for dynamic and changing real-world environments are difficult and complicated tasks. Developers have to consider virtually endless number of real-world situations, build their applications to withstand a variety of hardware-related issues, and produce algorithms and applications that can be successfully integrated with code written by their teammates. For many companies, […]

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Introducing Batch Simulation API for AWS RoboMaker

There are many benefits of using simulation in robot application development. One, a company may have a new product idea and wants to design, test and iterate on a set of prototypes before investing in physical hardware. Two, once you have a physical robot created, developers may not have access to expensive or large physical […]

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Calling all Roboticists! re:MARS registration is now open

UPDATE: We have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19, and after much consideration, we have made the decision to cancel re:MARS 2020. Our top priority is the well-being of our employees, customers, partners, and event attendees. Over the course of the coming weeks, we will explore other ways to engage the community. To stay […]

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Join the AWS JPL Open-Source Rover Challenge

Want to leave your mark on the unfolding history of space exploration while at the same time hone your hacking skills? We have the right challenge for youthe AWS JPL Open-Source Rover Challenge – a virtual hackathon which runs through February 21, 2020.  Sign up today at http://spacechallenge.tech. Through the AWS JPL Open-Source Rover Challenge, […]

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Deploy Robotic Applications Using AWS RoboMaker

AWS RoboMaker is a service that makes it easy to create robotics applications at scale. AWS RoboMaker extends the Robot Operating System (ROS) framework with cloud services including AWS monitoring services, analytics services, and even machine learning services. AWS RoboMaker also provides a robotics application development environment, a robotics simulation service, and a fleet management […]

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Manage Robot Deployment from External Applications with AWS

An increasingly large number of companion robots, vacuum cleaning robots, delivery robots, and inspection drones are shipped to consumers or deployed to the field every day. Today, any robotics developer or company can use AWS RoboMaker’s fleet management features to deploy applications and application updates to their robots and manage robot fleets of any scale. […]

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