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ROS on Windows: Melodic Release v20200915.0.0.2009211616

The Microsoft Azure Edge Robotics team is happy to announce the Melodic Release v20200915.0.0.2009211616 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-melodic-desktop_full -y --execution-timeout=0

Some highlights of this release:

  • Based on the Melodic release sync 2020-09-15
  • Enabled packages:
    • Desktop_full
    • MoveIt
    • Navigation
    • SLAM
      • Cartographer
      • OpenKarto
      • OpenSLAM’s GMapping
  • Libraries and Python runtime:
    • Boost 1.66.0
    • CMake 3.18.2
    • EmPY 3.3.4
    • Gazebo 9.13.1
    • OGRE 1.10.11
    • OpenCV 3.4.1
    • PCL 1.8.1
    • Poco 1.8.1
    • Python 2.7.15
    • Qt 5.10.1

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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