Report on Orocos/YouBot hands-on workshop at euRobotics Forum

The euRobotics Forum workshop on Orocos has been a great success. About 30
people attended and participated in the hands-on workshop. The Real-Time &
Open Source in Robotics track drew more than 60 people. Both tracks were

We would like to thank all participants for attending our workshop and the
enthousiasm with which they have completed it. We also appreciated the
feedback and we will certainly do something with that.
We have put all presentation material on-line on the workshop wiki pages,
see here for a direct link:

See also:
for replicating the workshop setup. We recommend to use the 'ROS' style
installation which sets up Orocos from pre-built Ubuntu packages, kindly
provided by Willow Garage.

If you are interested in having an Orocos hands-on workshop at your institute
or company, contact peter at

Finally, we'd like to thank everyone who organized this workshop:
Intermodalics, the Robotics-Research group at KU Leuven and Locomotec for
providing a real and a simulated YouBot.

The workshop organizers.