• Community

      ROSCon 2014 is a chance for ROS developers of all levels, beginner to expert, to spend an extraordinary two days learning from and networking with the ROS community. Get tips and tricks from experts and meet and share ideas with fellow developers from around the globe. Register today!

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    • Simulation

      A leader in robotic simulation, Gazebo provides researchers, engineers, and hobbyists a powerful tool in their robot software development toolkit. Through a combination of rigid body physics, sensor models, actuator control, and object modeling Gazebo can recreate a wide variety of robots and environments.

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    • Robot Software

      ROS (Robot Operating System) provides libraries and tools to help software developers create robot applications. It provides hardware abstraction, device drivers, libraries, visualizers, message-passing, package management, and more. ROS is licensed under an open source, BSD license.

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    Our Mission

    The mission of OSRF is "to support the development, distribution, and adoption of open source software for use in robotics research, education, and product development."

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    Latest News

    Support OSRF!
    Posted by Brian Gerkey | December 17, 2014

    When we started the ROS project back in 2007, our goal was to build an open robotics software platform for students, engineers, entrepreneurs, and anyone else to freely use and modify. In 2012, we took the next step by founding OSRF as an independent non-profit organization to pursue that mission, with responsibility for both ROS and Gazebo. Today,

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