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MoveIt Manipulation WG Meeting - August 27th

The next Manipulation WG Meeting / MoveIt Maintainer Meeting will be August 27th at 8am PST

Your time zone: 2020-08-27T15:00:00Z


  • Old business
  • MoveIt 2 Development update (Henning)
  • Google Summer of Code updates:
    • Cartesian planning (Jeroen De Maeyer)
    • MoveIt Servo (Adam Pettinger)
  • Grasp synthesis support in MTC (Boston Cleek)
  • Anything else…

Please request here any agenda topics you would like included.

Meeting ID

Phone Numbers
(‪US‬) ‪+1 347-486-5750‬
PIN: ‪644 991 049#‬

If we have time, I’ll ask whoever is interested for reviews of this object pose PR.

Meeting Notes


MoveIt 2 Release

Blog post coming soon announcing that Foxy build from source is usable
Foxy release blocked because of a debian release
MoveIt Servo is complete

Noetic Release

Release distro with tutorials using Franka Emika Panda
Re-evaluate stability of MoveIt in next 6 months

Student Updates

Google Summer of Code, Belgian PhD student
Parameterize orientation constraints (exponential coordinates or quaternions) in moveit_msgs (#89)

Google Summer of Code, UTexas PhD student
Porting MoveIt Servo to MoveIt 2 complete
Includes singularity avoidance

a PickNik summer intern
Deep Grasp Stage PR (#196)
Demos using GPD/Dex-Net and Tutorial are being finalized

Additional Comments:

Codecov reports: builds involving testing are failing

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