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This is the podcast that will keep you up to date on the latest ROS development topics. We will visit with one expert in ROS each week and ask them all about their latest developments in ROS. Tools, tricks, products, and lessons – get updated on ROS by the experts every week.

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ROS2 Navigation Stack with Steve Macenski

This episode is dedicated to all those people that are thinking about moving their robots to ROS2. One of the problems of moving to ROS2 was the lack of a stable navigation system for ROS2 robots. But as you will learn today, this problem has been solved. So if you want to move to ROS2 and want to try to make a robot navigate, then this episode is dedicated to you.

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129. ros2ai

129. ros2ai

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS Developers who believe that ChatGPT or Compiler won't take our jobs but rather help us become more efficient and create better, faster, and more intelligent programs. If you share this perspective, this episode is...

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128. O3DE Robotics Simulator

128. O3DE Robotics Simulator

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers who want to use large-scale realistic robotic simulations. If you are thinking of working in that direction, this podcast episode is dedicated to you! Today we are going to talk a lot about simulation and...

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127. Autonomous Driving research with Open Source

127. Autonomous Driving research with Open Source

I would like to dedicate this episode to the people who are still working on autonomous driving. We believe that it will be the technology of the future, with many interesting and exciting job opportunities. We want to promote and support those who are actively...

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126. Isaac Sim and ROS

126. Isaac Sim and ROS

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers who are considering professional robots and applications design, beginning with simulations. Starting with simulations is crucial, even if your preference is to work with real robots, to avoid errors and...

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124. ROS for Drones

124. ROS for Drones

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers who are thinking about using ROS for their Drones or may be trying to apply their path planning to drones. If you are thinking about using your favorite robot framework for drones, then this episode is...

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123. ROS2 Control Round 2

123. ROS2 Control Round 2

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers who have already switched to ROS2 to control their robots.  Today we are going to talk about the ros2_control with one of the main developers and maintainers of the packages.   But before going into...

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122. How to Build Robotics Startups

122. How to Build Robotics Startups

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers that are considering building their own robotics startup.   Today we are going to talk about this subject, how to build your robotics startup with a person that has already built two of them: one about...

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121. Developing robotics in Singapore

121. Developing robotics in Singapore

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers in Asia that are struggling to get their industrial robots with ROS. Do not be desperate. Keep pushing your ROS learning and application. There are a lot of people working hard to help you with that, for...

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120. Space ROS

120. Space ROS

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the developers that are building and programming the robots that will go to space in the next missions.   Today we are going to talk about the version of ROS that is aimed to go to space.   But before going into the meat,...

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119. Zenoh for ROS2

119. Zenoh for ROS2

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the developers that are struggling to set up complex networks of ROS2 devices.   Today we are going to talk about the communications between different robots and systems over a large network and even over the internet.  ...

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118.  MOV.AI Flow: A graphical interface to program in ROS

118. MOV.AI Flow: A graphical interface to program in ROS

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS developers.   Today we are going to learn how to develop the program with ROS in a better way, in an easier way, and in a fast way!   But before going into the meat, let me tell you that in case you need to improve...

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117: Hardware Acceleration with ROS2 Round 2

117: Hardware Acceleration with ROS2 Round 2

  I would like to dedicate this episode to all the developers working on building small robots for practice while studying ROS. There are very few ROS-based robots for students that are reliable.   Today we are going for the second round about using hardware...

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116. Delivery Robots

116. Delivery Robots

  I would like to dedicate this episode to the people that use ROS to develop autonomous robots that (will) move around us in our streets, together with us, humans, doing some useful tasks.Today we're going to learn about such an amazing company that has succeeded...

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115. ROS for Human Robot Interaction

115. ROS for Human Robot Interaction

  I would like to dedicate this episode to people that are working to make robots more understandable by humans. People want people to interact seamlessly with robots. That robots understand us and that we understand robots.   Today we are going to learn what is HRI...

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114. Assisted Picking AMRS with ROS

114. Assisted Picking AMRS with ROS

  I would like to dedicate this episode to all the developers working on making efficient warehouse robots using ROS ( ROS-based warehouse robot). If you are in that field, if you are trying to make the picking system easier for all the warehouses around the world,...

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113. Awesome robotics company with no ROS

113. Awesome robotics company with no ROS

  I would like to dedicate this episode to the people that use other robotics frameworks different from ROS… and succeed. You know, ROS already provides you with a fully working robotics framework as well as many software for main robotics tasks. If you go outside...

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112. Autonomous Cars with Open Source Code

112. Autonomous Cars with Open Source Code

  I would like to dedicate this episode to all the developers working on using ROS for autonomous cars, then this episode is dedicated to you.   Today we are going to learn about how we can use open-source ROS2 code to control autonomous cars. How we can test it in...

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111. Hardware Acceleration in ROS2

111. Hardware Acceleration in ROS2

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROSDevelopers out there that have started or are already progressed doing progressing in programming robots by using FPGA and accelerating hardware of any kind. So if you are any of those engineers or ROSDevelopers...

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110. Robotics at NASA

110. Robotics at NASA

I would like to dedicate this episode to the people that are developing space systems for the colonization of space, using ROS-based robots. If you are involved in this progress of humanity, this episode is dedicated to you.   But before going into that, let me tell...

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107. Open Robotics Singapore

107. Open Robotics Singapore

I would like to dedicate this episode to the people that build and maintain the core of ROS, that is the people of Open Robotics. But specifically, this episode is dedicated to the Open Robotics team in Singapore that is heavily working on the development of Open-RMF,...

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109. ROS Based Cleaning Robots

109. ROS Based Cleaning Robots

I would like to dedicate this episode to the people that are working to create ROS-based robots to do all the most tedious tasks like ironing, cleaning… or refilling the paper at the WC when finished. Today we are going to learn about an amazing Singaporean company...

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106. ROS on Kubernetes with Tomoya Fujita

106. ROS on Kubernetes with Tomoya Fujita

I would like to dedicate this episode to people that are attending the ROS CON 2022. Now let me introduce you to Tomoya Fujita, Tomoya is a senior researcher of ROS and Cloud robotics software researcher at the SONY US Lab, where he works to develop ROS systems. Today...

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102. VSCode and ROS, with Lou Amadio

102. VSCode and ROS, with Lou Amadio

I would like to dedicate this episode to people that are working on developing the autonomous cars of the future. If you are thinking on using lidars, cameras then this episode is dedicated to you. In this episode we are going to learn about how ROS can help in...

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99. 2021 ROS Recap

99. 2021 ROS Recap

Hello ROS Developers! The 2021 is about to finish. Another year in pandemic mode! I thought that the last week of the year would be a good moment to review how has it been the year for our favorite robotics framework. In this video we are going to evaluate the year...

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98. Awesome projects with ROS with Francisco Miranda

98. Awesome projects with ROS with Francisco Miranda

 I would like to dedicate this episode to people that are thinking about new ways to apply ROS and robots in order to provide new solutions to difficult problems. Now let me introduce you Francisco Miranda who is the founder of DSI Metric Solutions. With his company,...

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98. China’s AI Plan for 2030

98. China’s AI Plan for 2030

A couple of months ago, Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, was talking to the US congress. He indicated that, in terms of AI, China may be only 1 year behind the USA. Schmidt was worried that the USA may lose in the next years to China the leading position in AI that...

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97. Visualization and debugging tools for ROS robots

97. Visualization and debugging tools for ROS robots

I would like to dedicate this episode to people that are starting to debug programs. You may have learnt how to build code for ROS robots, but when you move from the lessons provided by the courses, for instance the ones that we provide at The Construct academy, now...

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95. Teaching ROS at the US Air Forces with Steve Beyer

95. Teaching ROS at the US Air Forces with Steve Beyer

I’m Ricardo, from The Construct. I would like to dedicate this episode to people that teaches robotics and ROS around the world. Today we are going to learn how the US military Air Force learn to program robots with ROS. Want to learn from the best ROS Developers of...

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93. Using Unity with ROS, with Sarah Gibson

93. Using Unity with ROS, with Sarah Gibson

I would like to dedicate this episode to people that test their code in simulation prior to go to the real robot. That is the way guys. If you don't test first on the simulation, you can break the robot or harm somebody with your untested code. So the procedure is...

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92. ROS in Space with Allison Thackston

92. ROS in Space with Allison Thackston

Let me introduce you Allison Thackston one of the engineers developing some parts of Robonaut. Her ROS code was running out on space! Today she is here to talk about her experience shipping code to Space. Want to be the one creating the robots that will go to Mars?!?...

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90. Sina Interviews Ricardo About Basic Concepts of ROS

90. Sina Interviews Ricardo About Basic Concepts of ROS

In this episode, Ricardo is the one interviewed. Sina Pourghodrat is a Surgical Robotics Software Engineer who on his spare time runs a Youtube channel about Robotics and how to become a roboticist. He wanted to interview Ricardo in order to introduce ROS to his...

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88. It takes a village to build a ROS robot with Sophia Kolak

88. It takes a village to build a ROS robot with Sophia Kolak

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS Developers that are helping to build ROS a better framework. Not only the ones that are using ROS but the ones that are developing new packages, maintaining existing ones and adding new drivers and dependencies for...

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87. Optimized embedded Linux for ROS with Raul Muñoz

87. Optimized embedded Linux for ROS with Raul Muñoz

I would like to dedicate this episode to all the ROS Developers that are using an embedded computer to control their ROS robot. Today we are going to learn how we can optimize the Linux distribution for embedded computers and how we can use that with ROS. But before...

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85. ROS2 Control with Bence Magyar

85. ROS2 Control with Bence Magyar

Today we are going to learn about the current status of ROS2 Control, you know, the packages that allow us to control joints using ROS topics. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the Construct we have created an online...

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84. Hybrid ROS1 ROS2 Industrial applications

84. Hybrid ROS1 ROS2 Industrial applications

This episode is dedicated to all those pioneers that are building industrial applications with ROS2. That is a tough position to be because there is a lot of uncharted territory. It is very hard to get results. That is for the really brave ROS Developers. You are...

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83. Real Time Control in ROS with Luca Marchionni

83. Real Time Control in ROS with Luca Marchionni

This episode is dedicated to all those people that building humanoid robots with ROS and need extra care in their control algorithms (otherwise the robot falls down) Today we have a super very special guest with who we are going to talk about how achieve real time...

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82. Available ROS2 Hardware

82. Available ROS2 Hardware

Today we are going to talk about robots that exist running ROS2 as well as sensors that have ROS2 drivers available. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the Construct we have created an online academy named The Robot...

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81. Building a ROS2 robotics startup with Nick Fragale

81. Building a ROS2 robotics startup with Nick Fragale

This episode is dedicated to all those people that are thinking about creating their own robotics company. May be you are a ROS Developer who have enough of working for others and want to make the step to lead your destiny. Today we are going to talk about things to...

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80. Making ROS2 secure with SROS2 with Mikael Arguedas

80. Making ROS2 secure with SROS2 with Mikael Arguedas

Today we are going to talk about the security features included in ROS2 and how we can make use of the SROS2 package to make our robot based on ROS2 more secure. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the Construct we have...

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79. The Future of Robot Development

79. The Future of Robot Development

Today I'm going to express my opinion about what is the future of robot developers. Why are they so important for creating intelligent robots? Which technologies will they need to master? All that and more on the episode of today. Today's episode is a presentation I...

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78. Everything About MoveIt with Dave Coleman

78. Everything About MoveIt with Dave Coleman

Today we are going to learn all the ins and outs of MoveIt, the ROS package created to easily perform motion planning of arms in the ROS framework. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the Construct we have created an...

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77. Building Robotics Projects on Youtube with James Bruton

77. Building Robotics Projects on Youtube with James Bruton

This episode is dedicated to all those people that like to build robotics projects, to test new ideas for robots, to experiment with robotics solutions, and build robots that work. Today we are going to talk about how to make a living doing what we love the most:...

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76. ROS2 Navigation Stack with Steve Macenski

76. ROS2 Navigation Stack with Steve Macenski

This episode is dedicated to all those people that are thinking to move their robots to ROS2. One of the problems to move to ROS2 was the lack of a stable navigation system for ROS2 robots. But as you will learn today, this problem has been solved. So if you want to...

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Which ROS Robot to Buy for Education?

Which ROS Robot to Buy for Education?

In case you are thinking about buying some robots for your class on robotics, here you are going to find a list of some of the most interesting ones, based on my own experience as teacher of robotics at University of LaSalle Barcelona. The list contains a series of...

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ROBOAds: using robots to market services with Faysal ElChamaa

ROBOAds: using robots to market services with Faysal ElChamaa

This episode is dedicated to all those people that are building business on top of ROS. I mean, people that take existing ROS packages, existing ROS robots, existing ROS applications and integrates all that into a product. A product that sells. Today we are going to...

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The Hub Of Robots With Brandon DeHart

The Hub Of Robots With Brandon DeHart

Today we are going to chat with the person behind the hub for robots. Have you heard of Git Hub? No, I mean a hub for robots! What is that? You are going to learn in a minute. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the...

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The ROS Classic Basic Knowledge Map

The ROS Classic Basic Knowledge Map

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all of you that are starting with ROS. This is going to be tough, you are going to feel confused sometimes. Please, do not surrender. Start with small steps. Do not try to get all the knowledge at once. Keep pushing your...

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Ignition Gazebo ROS simulator with Louise Poubel

Ignition Gazebo ROS simulator with Louise Poubel

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all those ROS developers that are Gazebo simulation as their primary tool to test their robot code before pushing to the real robot. This episode is dedicated to you. Today we are going to talk with the lead developer of...

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ROS2 DDS Fast RTPS with Jaime Martin Losa

ROS2 DDS Fast RTPS with Jaime Martin Losa

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all those ROS developers that are considering moving into ROS2. I know, we are very comfortable with ROS 1 because we already know how it works, and we have a big base of code created to support our future developments....

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The ROS Developers Podcast 2019 Yearly Review

The ROS Developers Podcast 2019 Yearly Review

 This is the first podcast episode of the year 2020. Also, we are celebrating that we have been here with you for 2 years. Yes, we are entering into the 3rd season of the podcast. That is why today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all the listeners of this...

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Attending the ROSCON with Drashti Patel

Attending the ROSCON with Drashti Patel

Hi ROS Developers and welcome to the ROS Developers Podcast: the program, the podcast that gives you insights from the experts about how to program your robots with ROS. This is Ricardo Tellez, from The Construct. Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all...

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ROS2 in micro controllers using micro-ROS with Borja Outerelo

ROS2 in micro controllers using micro-ROS with Borja Outerelo

 Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all those ROS developers that are figuring out new ways to use ROS. We know ROS is used in a robot with a computer that runs Linux Ubuntu and we program in C++ or Python. That’s it. But then, there are a lot of people...

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Eclipse Cyclone DDS for ROS 2 with Joe Speed

Eclipse Cyclone DDS for ROS 2 with Joe Speed

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to all those ROS developers that are working already with ROS 2. You are pioneering the next version of ROS, you are solving all the big bugs, you are providing all the. It is like you are moving on an uncharted territory so...

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Using ROS in Windows, with Lou Amadio

Using ROS in Windows, with Lou Amadio

The following podcast episode was recorded during the ROSCON 2019 in Macau. Today we are going to talk with the person behind the development of ROS for Windows, But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at the Construct we have...

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ROS and Ubuntu, two big friends with Canonical Team

ROS and Ubuntu, two big friends with Canonical Team

The following podcast episode was recorded during the ROSCON 2019 in Macau. Today we are going to talk with a couple of people that work a Canonical, you know, the company behind the development of Ubuntu. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS...

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AWS RoboMaker With Roger Barga

AWS RoboMaker With Roger Barga

The following podcast episode was recorded during the ROSCON 2019 in Macau. Today, we are going to talk with the person behind RoboMaker, the cloud robotics solution from Amazon. But before going into that, let me remind you about our ROS online academy. Yes, at The...

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The ROS SLAM Toolbox by Steve Macenski

The ROS SLAM Toolbox by Steve Macenski

Today, I would like to dedicate the podcast to porting packages from ROS1 to ROS2. There is still a lot of work to be done, but you are making this possible. This episode is dedicated to you! And today, it is my pleasure to introduce you Steve Macenski. Steve is open...

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Using NVIDIA Jetson TX2 with ROS with Raffaello Bonghi

Using NVIDIA Jetson TX2 with ROS with Raffaello Bonghi

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to those ROS developers that use ROS with outdoor robots. You know that most of the ROS robots are basically indoor ones, where the level of control of the environment is a little bit higher. When you move outdoors…. Then...

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Using Webots Robot Simulator With ROS With Olivier Michel

Using Webots Robot Simulator With ROS With Olivier Michel

Today, I would like to dedicate the episode to those ROS developers that use simulations as a key element in their ROS development. I mean, you use the simulation to test your programs until they work properly in it and then, and only then, you move to the real robot...

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The DogBot Quadruped for AI Research With Greg Epps

The DogBot Quadruped for AI Research With Greg Epps

 Today, I would like to dedicate the podcast to those ROS developers that are creating a robotics startup based on real robots. I mean hardware!! And you make your robots based on ROS. Yeah you are the best! For the brave, this podcast is dedicated to you! And today,...

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A History Of ROS (podcast)

A History Of ROS (podcast)

ROS (Robot Operating System) is now very popular among roboticists. Researchers, hobbyists, and even robotics companies are using it, promoting it and supporting it. However, it was not always like that. Do you know ROS history? In the early days, ROS was an unknown...

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