Version 4 of the command line tools package "RTShell" has been released. This release includes many new features and bug fixes, and includes a new, easier method of installation. Using Python's pip command, it is possible to install RTShell and its packaged dependencies, RTCTree and RTSProfile, automatically.
RTCTree 4 and RTSProfile 4 have also been released.
The group of Mr. Yoshiji YASU, Mr. Kazuo NAKAYOSHI and Mr. Koji SENDAI that is developing DAQ-Middleware in the KEK (HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RESEARCH ORGANIZATION) has been awarded Technology Award from JSNS (The Japanese Society for Neutron Science). The awards ceremony was held at the 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of neutrons, which was held on December 10th to 11th.
Press Release from KEK (Japanese)
DAQ-Middleware, which is mainly developed in KEK, is a data acquisition middleware for high-energy physics and its related fields. This middlewa...
A Robotics Information Day was held on the 11th of December, 2012, at the OMG Technical Meeting in Burlingame, CA, USA.
A range of presentations about standardization results (RTC, RLS, RoIS, DDC4RTC) achieved by the OMG's Robotics DTF (Domain Task-force) were given. Presentations were also made about applications of and related activities to these standards, including future plans.
An Information Day is an OMG event to introduce task force activities to members of other task forces and guests. Although each task force usually holds separate meetings during the OMG technical meetin...
The OMG Robotics Domain Task Force will hold, as a special event, a Robotics Information Day: at the next OMG meeting in December. The meeting will be held in Burlingame, California, USA. An Information Day is an opportunity for an OMG task force to introduce its activities. During a normal OMG meeting, the task force members hold internal meetings and work on standardisation. On an Information Day, the task force presents its standardisation activities, road maps, etc. to members of other task forces, and seeks new participants for the task force from interested people and organisations....
In the last OMG technical meeting held in Cambridge MA USA from June 18th to 22nd, DDC4RTC (Dynamic Deployment and Configuration for Robotic Technology Component) specification was adopted. In response to this, a charter for organizing FTF (Finalization Task-Force) was charted and approved. FTF will make the adopted DDC4RTC specification completed over one year, and it will officially be published from OMG. It is planned that AIST (National Institute of Industrial Science and Technology) Japan and ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) Korea that are submitter of the...
OpenRTM-aist-1.1.0 (C++) debian packages are now available Supported versions of debian are the following.
debian 5.0 (lenny) i386/amd64
debian 6.0 (squeeze) i386/amd64
If you have already installed former version, please uninstall them and install 1.1.0 packages again. Package installation script is available.
We are pleased to announce the availability of RTMSafety, an RT-Middleware implementation for certified dependable systems. AIST and Systems Engineering Consultants Co., LTD. have collaborated to develop this implementation to support the growing robotics industry in developing safe and reliable robots. RTMSafety is available from Systems Engineering Consultants Co., LTD. For more information, see their product page.
We are pleased to announce that OpenRTM-aist-1.1.0-RELEASE (for C++) has been released. This is the first official release of the 1.1.x series. Source code and Windows installers are available here:
The main changes include:
The following packages for Ubuntu 12.04 have been released.
OpenRTM-aist C++ 1.0.2
OpenRTM-aist C++ 1.1.0-RC3
OpenRTM-aist Python 1.1.0-rc1
See here (C++) or here (Python) for downloads and installation.
We have released version 3.0 of the rtshell command-line toolkit and rtctree component management Python library for OpenRTM-aist. This new release adds a large number of new commands and improves the existing commands. Major new features include:
Composite component support
System consistency checks
Log file recording and play back
Get them from the download pages:
A new version of OpenHRP3, OpenHRP 3.1.0-Release, has been released. Details are available at the OpenHRP3 official website. Source code and Ubuntu packages (with installation script) are available from here.
The Ubuntu packages are stored in the same repository server as the OpenRTM-aist packages. If you have already added OpenRTM-aist's repository server to the source.list file, OpenHRP can be installed by apt-get command.
The OpenRTM-aist official website has been renewed. (The old website is available here.)
Documentation has been updated for the 1.0-RELEASE.
English, Japanese and Korean pages are provided.
Conference papers relating to OpenRTM-aist are available as PDF files.
The developer's guide on the web has been released (still under construction).
AIST press release (Japanese): HRP-4: Worker robot platform for robotic research and development
Kawada Industries Inc.: Humanoid Robot HRP-4」
Kawada Industries Inc. and Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed the HRP-4 worker type robot platform for robotic research and development. HRP-4 is based on Linux with the real-time preempt kernel patch, and its controller software is based on the component based software platform OpenRTM-aist, an open source robot software platform developed by AIST. This architecture realizes reus...