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ROS on Windows: Foxy Release v20200912.0.0.2009161641

The Microsoft Azure Edge Robotics team is happy to announce the Foxy Release v20200912.0.0.2009161641 for Windows developers.

As usual, you can install it by the following steps:

mkdir c:\opt\chocolatey
set ChocolateyInstall=c:\opt\chocolatey
choco source add -n=ros-win -s="https://aka.ms/ros/public" --priority=1
choco upgrade ros-foxy-desktop -y --execution-timeout=0

Some highlights of this release:

  • Based on the Foxy release sync 2020-09-12.
  • Enabled composition:
  • Upgraded many native libraries (built by Vcpkg ports) and Python runtime:
    • Boost 1.73.0
    • CMake 3.18.2
    • EmPY 3.3.4
    • Gazebo 10.2.0
    • OGRE 1.12.7
    • OpenCV 4.3.0
    • OpenSSL 1.1.1g
    • PCL 1.9.1
    • Poco 1.9.2
    • Python 3.8.3 (embeddable distribution)
    • Qt 5.15.0

Love your feedback and let us know on GitHub.

Also check out https://aka.ms/ros for ROS related components from Microsoft and partners which are supported on Linux and Windows. And more getting started tutorials on https://aka.ms/ros/docs.

Happy coding ROS Developers! :muscle::muscle::muscle:

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