Clearpath Robotics Supports ROS Summer School
Unique collaboration enables the school to teach students about ROS integration and autonomous systems.
By Robotics Trends News Sources - Filed Jul 10, 2013

(Kitchener, Ontario – July 8, 2013)  The Robot Operating System (ROS) Summer School 2013 will kick into high gear July 22-August 2 at FH Aachen in Germany. Clearpath Robotics is a proud sponsor of the event and has provided equipment which will enable students to run ROS code for testing and demonstration.

“ROS is incredibly important to us and we have championed it since its beginning. In fact, all of our robots are ROS compatible,” said Matt Rendall, Chief Executive Officer at Clearpath Robotics. “A summer school program designed specifically around learning and sharing ROS is something we’re very excited to be a part of. We’re really glad to help.”

The objective of the ROS Summer School is to teach students how to get started with ROS integration for those who are interested in mobile autonomous systems. The program is organized by MASCOR (Mobile Autonomous Systems and Cognitive Robotics) at FH Aachen. Registration is open to the public and is recommended that participants have basic knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu) and one programming language such as Python or C++. Additional information and registration forms are available here:

http://www.fh-aachen.de/fileadmin/fb/fb08_maschinenbau/Pics/Flyer_ROS_Summerschool-Mail.pdf

The two week summer school will utilize Clearpath’s Turtlebot (developed by Willow Garage) andHusky.

About Clearpath Robotics 

Clearpath Robotics, a global leader in unmanned vehicle robotics for research and development, is dedicated to automating the world’s dullest, dirtiest, and deadliest jobs. The Company serves leading researchers in over 30 countries worldwide in academic, corporate and military environments. Recognizing the value of future innovation, Clearpath Robotics established Partnerbot, a grant program to support university robotics research teams, internationally. Clearpath Robotics provides robust solutions that are engineered for performance, designed for customization, and built for open source. Visit Clearpath Robotics at www.clearpathrobotics.com.

 

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