the Robot Construction Kit

What is Rock ?

Rock is a software framework for the development of robotic systems. The underlying component model is based on the Orocos RTT (Real Time Toolkit). Rock provides all the tools required to set up and run high-performance and reliable robotic systems for wide variety of applications in research and industry. It contains a rich collection of ready to use drivers and modules for use in your own system, and can easily be extended by adding new components. more…

Get it

Get started with the step-by-step installation guide.

Use it

First and foremost, follow the tutorials ! After that, you can have a look at the existing packages and at the reference documentation


Don’t hesitate ! Ask questions on the orocos-users mailing list. If you are interested in the cutting-edge development of Rock, you can also join the rock-dev mailing list, and report bugs on the Rock trac

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