What To Expect In 2015: Robots Join The Open-Source Revolution

Why is this significant? Because ROS is the Platonic ideal of the open-source movement: powerful, free code that cooperates rather than competes with other platforms. And it’s showing up everywhere, including R&D labs at Boeing and Ford. “We’ve achieved a critical mass in robotics that’s unmatched,” says Open Source Robotics Foundation CEO Brian Gerkey. Continue reading