OSRF Consultants Network
We hope to connect people seeking open source robotics consulting services with folks who offer those services. Listed below are individuals and companies who offer consulting services related to open source robotics software and/or hardware.
To employers: Whether you're looking for someone to help familiarize your team with ROS or to build a custom automated system, the folks listed below can help.
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New Delhi, India
I specialize in robot programming and simulations. From simple path planning to more complicated jobs as mapping and robots working in cooperation. I can design simulations in stage (standalone, with player, with ROS), gazebo (with ROS), ODE, Matlab and Webots. In the hardware side, I am proficient with the roomba robot, arduino boards and have worked with LEGO Mindstorms kits. I have MSc degrees in Physics and also in Mechatronics. Mobotica has been my effort to delve into myriad aspects of mobile robotics as swarm robotics, various robot simulators, ubiquitous robotics, social robotics, simulations with ROS, popular mobile robots etc.
Keywords: ROS, stage, gazebo, roomba, player/stage, mobile robots, swarm
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Clearpath Robotics specializes in the design and manufacture of robust and reliable unmanned vehicle solutions for industrial R&D. We're here to save you time, money, and frustration. We employ roboticists specializing in unmanned vehicle design and control, with backgrounds ranging from mechanical drivetrain design to custom embedded systems to autonomous navigation. We have incorporated ROS into several custom projects already, and it also serves as the foundation of many of our standard products. Furthermore, our end-to-end design and manufacturing capabilities, and extensive supply chain allow us to take a problem from initial concept design all the way to mass production.
Keywords: ROS, manufacturing, navigation, mechatronics design, field robotics, mapping, human-machine interfaces
Fraunhofer IPA is a non-profit research organization with the objective to enhance technology transfer between research and industry. The Robot Systems department designs robot systems and automation solutions for industrial applications and for the services sector. Key technologies are developed and implemented in innovative industrial robots, service robots and intelligent machines. With 40 years experience in robotics and automation, multi-disciplinary teams, a unique network, comprehensive know-how and superbly equipped laboratories and workshops, we are able to offer a wide range of services in robot technology and application.
Keywords: ROS, manufacturing, automation, ROS-Industrial, autonomous, navigation, manipulation, perception, robot systems, prototypes, Care-O-bot
Cambridge, Massachusetts & Oakland, California, USA
At Heuristic Labs, we focus on the higher levels of robotic perception and reasoning. We help clients take their robotic, computer vision, or smartphone-based application to greater levels of autonomy and performance. At the same time, we provide a world-class user-oriented design - ensuring great visibility into the system for developers, as well as a natural, pleasing experience for end-users.
Keywords: robotics, computer vision, 3D sensor fusion, machine learning, artificial intelligence, physical computing, smartphone applications, distributed smartphone systems, social web
Menlo Park, California, USA
+1 650.robot.11 (+1 650.762.6811)
hiDOF is a Willow Garage spinoff that provides software consulting and contracting services. To solve complex problems quickly, the hiDOF team leverages its extensive knowledge of the open source ROS ecosystem, and its deep connections with the ROS community. In fact, the hiDOF founding team authored many of the core components of ROS, giving hiDOF a wealth of deep expertise and knowledge across the entire ROS ecosystem. hiDOF has expertise with autonomous navigation, motion planning, motion control, probabilistic estimation, computer vision, sensor processing, machine learning, development for distributed systems, big data, and more.
Keywords: ROS, motion planning, navigation, automation, vision, learning, data processing, distributed computing, robotics
+33 5 56 39 37 05
HumaRobotics designs advanced programs and behaviours for humanoid and mobile robots. With various skills such as path planning, artificial vision, control, and human-robot interaction, we create animations and autonomous behaviours for personal robots. Robot manufacturers and companies that use robots for demonstration or daily business benefit from our expertise. Humarobotics also provide training on various robotics system and programming tools such as ROS.
Keywords: ROS, ROS-Industrial, training, HRI, computer vision, autonomous behaviour, artificial intelligence
Brooklyn, New York, USA
'I Heart Engineering' offers a variety of open source hardware and software solutions to meet your needs. On the software side, we can develop ROS drivers for existing hardware and produce custom USB installers that can be shipped with your robot to provide a pre-configured ROS environment. We also have in-house prototype manufacturing capability to build custom robotics hardware.
Keywords: ROS, Hardware, Drivers, ISO, Installer
Intermodalics employs key people known for their experience in Open Source robotics and Industrial automation. With this know-how, it allows us to deliver turn-key projects for your specific needs or assist you in a particular design or implementation of robotic software. Our core competence is to deliver high quality custom solutions in short time frames. We specialize in real-time control, 3D+2D vision for manipulation, advanced force control & path planning for any number of axes and lightweight robots. Intermodalics has offices in Antwerpen and Leuven, Belgium.
Keywords: Realtime control, EtherCAT, 3D/2D vision, force control & path planning, application development, add-on robotics & automation
LP-Research is a start-up company based in Tokyo, Japan. We specialize in the development of motion sensing devices, but also have a strong background in robotics. We are connected to the world-famous Takanishi laboratory, the home of the KOBIAN anthropomorphic emotion expression robot and the musical performance robots WF-4 and WAS-2. In our company we concentrate on both open-source and proprietary product development. We use the Robot Operating System for various internal research, but are on the way to publish our products with fully supported ROS modules. If you need support for your project in one of our areas of expertise, especially in Japan or China, please contact us.
Keywords: Motion Sensors, Open Motion Analysis Toolkit, Inertial Measurement Units, Real-time Control and Analysis Systems, Anthropomorphic Robots, Musical Performance Robots, Wirless Sensing Devices, ROS
Mobsya is a non-profit R&D organization specialized in educational and research robots. It produces open-hardware robots running open-source software.
Keywords: open hardware, educational robotics, miniature robots, Aseba, integration
Robotnik is a Spanish company dedicated to the development of robotic related products, R&D projects and robotic engineering services. We are specialized in the design and manufacture of Autonomous Ground Vehicles that make use of ROS as robotic software architecture. We have several platforms under the ROS portal (see Guardian and Summit) as well as our custom designed robotic modular arm.
Keywords: ROS, robotics, AGV, UGV, development, design, manufacturing, autonomous, integration, service robotics, navigation, mapping
Shadow is one of the longest running robotics companies in the UK. We have been developing robots and other unusual technologies since 1987. For the last ten years, along with a wide selection of robotics contract engineering, Shadow has specialised in the development of dexterous manipulation for humanoid robotics. This has lead to the creation of the worlds most advanced robot hand, The Shadow Dexterous Hand, currently in version C6. We've been part of the ROS adventure from the beginning and have now become experts at implementing research and industrial projects using ROS.
Keywords: ROS, robotics, manipulation, drivers, integration, prototypes, compliant robots
San Antonio, Texas USA
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) is an independent, nonprofit applied R&D organization with a staff of more than 3,000 who specialize in the creation and transfer of technology. SwRI specializes in solving challenging automation problems, including advanced industrial robotic systems and the development of custom automation solutions. Expertise includes large-scale machine design, robot perception and planning, and multidisciplinary applications. SwRI is a founding member of the open-source ROS-Industrial program, whose goal is to enable new applications and reduce project costs for industrial robotics by leveraging the advanced capabilities of the Robot Operating System (ROS).