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Open Source Robotics Foundation, Inc. (OSRF) is an independent non-profit organization founded by members of the global robotics community. 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.

We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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From Our Blog

Amit Moran (Intel): Introducing ROS-RealSense: 3D Empowered Robotics Innovation Platform
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While Intel is best known for making computer processors, the company is also interested in how people interact with all of the computing devices that have Intel inside. In other… [Read More]

Shaun Edwards (SwRI): The Descartes Planning Library for Semi-Constrained Cartesian Trajectories
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Descartes is a path planning library that’s designed to solve the problem of planning with semi-constrained trajectories. Semi-constrained means that the degrees of freedom of the path you need to… [Read More]