Doosan Robotics Inc. releases Doosan ROS 2 package, compatible with the latest ROS 2 Foxy Fitzroy. Doosan Robotics strategically designed its ROS 2 Foxy package to provide both convenience and accessibility as it is compatible with Doosan Robot Language (DRL), operating with only standard ROS knowledge-creating intelligent robotics application. The package is expected to accelerate the development of robot applications in various fields, including gripper, mobile robot integration, and multi-robot control in addition to existing controls. The company plans to support ROS 2 on various platforms such as Windows and Amazon AWS RoboMakers from the second half of 2021 and anticipate more robot applications incorporating cloud and AI to deploy.
Chae Dong-hwi, CEO, Doosan Robotics, said: “To meet the growing trend of robots using ROS, Doosan Robotics developed the ROS 2 Foxy package to allow more local and global customers to build robot applications more conveniently and at a faster speed. We will continue to enhance the functionality of ROS 2 and improve accessibility for our customers while expanding the supported fields.”