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The Origin Story of ROS, the Linux of Robotics

Ten years ago, while struggling to bring the vision of the “Linux of Robotics” to reality, I was inspired by the origin stories of other transformative endeavors. In this post I want to share some untold parts of the early story of the Robot Operating System, or ROS, to hopefully inspire those of...
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TurtleBot 3 Burger runs Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi 3 while the larger TurtleBot 3 Waffle integrates a more powerful, Atom-based Intel Joule computer-on-module.

Open Source TurtleBot 3 Robot Kit Runs Ubuntu and ROS on Raspberry Pi

The TurtleBot 2, which Open Robotics calls the “world’s most popular open source robot for education and research,” has long been the de facto development platform for the open source Robot Operating System (ROS). Many TurtleBot developers run ROS from Ubuntu, but Windows is also available on the...
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ROS is an open source framework for creating advanced robots; it sits on top of an existing OS such as GNU/Linux.

ROS: An Open Source Robotics Platform on Linux

ROS is an open source framework allowing you to create advanced robots. Using ROS takes much of the tedious work out of creating useful robots because it supplies code for navigation, arm manipulation, and other common robot tasks. ROS allows various software components to communicate between one...
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