09 May '12, 3pm

Open Source Robotics Foundation Officially Announced

Last month, we broke the news that DARPA had decided to award the contract to produce a standard simulation environment for its Humanoid Challenge to the Open Source Robotics Foundation, which nobody had really ever heard of. Notably, we're just getting a press release today that the OSRF has been officially formed or launched or spun off or what have you, and we now have details on the board of directors (which includes some very big names) as well as a bit more information about how everything is going to work. Here's the OSRF's founding board of directors. This list certainly may expand in the future, but for now, this is how things will kick off: Brian Gerkey —No surprises here; Dr. Gerkey is currently the Director of Open Source Development at Willow Garage, but he'll be moving to the OSRF to take over as CEO. Brian won a TR35 award last year (which, as far as we can ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-soft...

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