Ubuntu has been the foundation of several open-source projects in the robotics domain. ROS, PX4, and Autoware are some of these projects that have allowed the field to grow at an unprecedented speed. From social robots to robots in space, open source is accelerating robotics development and adoption. This talk will explore the current landscape of open source robotics, the challenges for innovators and what the future looks like for the industry. Join us and learn some inspiring stories and how you can get started with robotics.
Session author bios
Gabriel is a mechatronic engineer, former entrepreneur and PhD in Robotics, now working on the development of open-source robotics at Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu.
Working in different ERDF initiatives and open-source companies for the last 5 years, he has been supporting the development of innovation ecosystems for the robotic market through the creation of industry‐wide platforms. This included running business incubator programmes and providing robotics SMEs with access to state-of-the-art technology, UX and UI evaluation services, and software security and deployment tooling.
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