BotsAndUs builds a social robot on Ubuntu


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Manufacturing a hardware product is a complicated process – especially for a start-up building a ground-breaking customer service robot.

To bring its robot, Bo, to market, BotsAndUs needed an OS that could support the wide variety of hardware and software involved in the product; and the robotics company quickly discovered that Ubuntu offered the ideal combination of versatility and suitability for embedded projects. With Ubuntu, choosing and integrating hardware and software is easy, guaranteeing a smooth path to production for Bo.

Highlights

  • BotsAndUs chose Ubuntu as the OS for its flagship robot, Bo
  • Ubuntu offers extensive hardware support, widespread support from third-party vendors, and compatibility with ROS
  • Selecting and integrating hardware and software is easy with Ubuntu – significantly streamlining the path to production
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