AWS Robotics Blog

Category: Robotics

Deploy and Manage ROS Robots with AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0 and Docker

In this blog, we introduce a new way to deploy and manage robot software on production fleets at scale using AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0. When combined with the industry-grade tools, libraries, and capabilities of the Robot Operating System 2 (ROS2), developers can bring new cloud-enhanced robot features to market, and reduce the time and effort required to build failure-resilient infrastructure. 

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Containerize robot applications for testing in the cloud and deploying at the edge

Robotics developers use the open source Robot Operating System (ROS) to build distributed and complex applications for their robots. Robot developers benefit from using the cloud for building, training, and testing robotic applications at scale with Continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) workflows for physical testing and updates pushed over the air. Containers provide a […]

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Build and simulate a Mini Pupper robot in the cloud without managing any infrastructure

AWS RoboMaker provides a comprehensive cloud solution for robotics development. It features fully managed simulation capabilities built on scalable infrastructure. In this post, we use a simple Mini Pupper sample application to demonstrate how to use AWS RoboMaker for robotics application development, testing, and simulation.

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Build and Simulate Robotics Applications in AWS Cloud9

AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser. It includes a code editor, debugger, and terminal. AWS Cloud9 comes prepackaged with essential tools for popular programming languages, including JavaScript, Python, PHP, and more. Since AWS Cloud9 IDE is cloud-based, you can […]

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Build applications to help robots work together with AWS IoT RoboRunner

We’re excited to announce the preview of AWS IoT RoboRunner, a new robotics service that makes it easier for enterprises to build and deploy applications that help fleets of robots work together seamlessly. With AWS IoT RoboRunner, you can connect your robots and work management systems enabling you orchestrate work across your operation through a single system view. This new service builds on the same technology used in Amazon fulfillment centers and now we are excited to make it available to all developers to build advanced robotics applications for their businesses.

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Boston Dynamics Spot Robot

How Boston Dynamics and AWS use mobility and computer vision for dynamic sensing

AWS and Boston Dynamics are working together to bring dynamic sensing to life, taking sensors where they’re needed through mobile robots and using AWS tools to process the data into critical insights for industrial teams. AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0 is an open-source edge runtime that is compatible with Spot’s compute payloads and enables delivery and execution of applications or ML models on the robot. AWS IoT Greengrass also enables Spot to send data back to the cloud with flexibility for varied use-cases.

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Accelerating the pace of innovation with robotics startups and AWS

To support the robotics start-up community, AWS invited early-stage robotics startups for a three-day program to learn and build with AWS Robotics business and technical experts. The AWS Robotics Startup Acceleration program was held virtually, August 17-August 19, 2021 with founders and technical executives from robotics startups. 

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AWS RoboMaker now supports ROS2 Foxy Fitzroy featuring Navigation2

AWS RoboMaker now supports ROS 2 Foxy Fitzroy (Foxy), enabling developers to use Foxy during development or simulation. In ROS 2, Navigation2 (Nav2) is the second generation of the ROS Navigation software stack, enabling robots to move autonomously from point A to B. Nav2 includes new features not previously available in ROS that help developers improve the performance of their robot’s navigation and enables new robotics use cases within logistics, hospitals, or security. In this blog, I review Nav2 features and architecture, and show you how to use Nav2 in AWS RoboMaker.

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How INESC TEC tests and deploys ROS applications with AWS RoboMaker

The Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology, and Science (INESC TEC) is a research and development institute headquartered at the University of Porto in Portugal. In this blog, we discuss how robotics researchers at INESC TEC automate testing and deployment of their Robot Operating System (ROS)-application in AWS RoboMaker simulation.

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