ROS 2 – a viable real-time solution?

A close look at ROS 2 in the scope of multiple real-time benchmarks. We stress tested ROS 2 under PREEMPT_RT and Vanilla Linux kernels, head to head against one of the most reliable real-time robotic frameworks of the last 2 decades, OROCOS.

Bartender Robots

The goal of this project was to provide code and utilities to control two Panda robots by Franka Emika to open a bottle using a standard bottle opener, pour the beverage into a glass, and detect and dispose of the cap with a custom designed magnet gripper.