AWS Robotics Blog
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.
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.
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.
Clearpath enables robotics prototyping with one-click simulations using AWS
AWS helps Clearpath Robotics make it easier for their customers like Boston Dynamics to prototype robotics applications in simulation. With the AWS CloudFormation Launch Stack, Clearpath’s customers can launch Gazebo simulations in AWS RoboMaker with a click of a button.
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.
Guide To AWS Robotics at re:Invent 2020
Join AWS Robotics experts and innovative robotics companies at re:Invent this year to learn how to advance and speed up efforts to build robotics applications.
AWS Robotics announces an open source Cloud Robotics Curriculum
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Robotics has released an introductory Cloud Robotics Curriculum designed to help students, educators, and entry level developers build robotics applications with Robot Operating System (ROS) and AWS RoboMaker.
Deploying ROS applications as Snaps with AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0
AWS recently announced the release of AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0, an edge runtime that offers added flexibility in deploying containerized applications than its predecessor. In this blog, we’ll explore why this improvement is useful for the robotics community, and walk through how you package and deploy Robot Operating System (ROS) applications to devices using AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0.
Testing map generation at scale with 3D worlds from AWS WorldForge
In this blog, learn about AWS RoboMaker WorldForge, and how 3D world generation can be used to streamline testing and training of core robotic algorithms at scale.
Easily record and store robotic application data with the S3 rosbag cloud extension for AWS RoboMaker
The S3 rosbag cloud extension enables customers to easily configure and record data from robots as rosbags, and upload them to Amazon S3, which they can later use to analyze events, troubleshoot existing applications, and provide as inputs to AWS RoboMaker log-based simulation for regression. In this blog, we will review three ROS nodes in the S3 rosbag cloud extension that create and upload rosbag files from the robot to Amazon S3, with hands-on examples of how to use the nodes.