A list of helpful robotics websites and software
BLOGS, NEWS and EVENTS:
www.roboshack.com – Roboshack is a community driven website for robotics enthusiasts, hobbyists and engineers to share with the world.
www.the-nref.org – National Robotics Education Foundation, The latest robotics news, product reviews & curricula.
www.robots.net – Robots.net, Robotic news and events.
http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum – A forum for robotics enthusiasts.
www.mindtrans.narod.ru – A directory of the most advanced robots in the world.
SOFTWARE (Free or Open Source):
www.ros.org – Robot Operating System is an open source flexible framework for writing robot software. It is a collection of tools, libraries, and conventions that aim to simplify the task of creating complex and robust robot behavior across a wide variety of robotic platforms.
www.opencv.org – Open Source Computer Vision Library and machine learning software library.
www.gazebosim.org – Open source robot simulator.
www.openslam.org – Simultaneous localization and mapping
www.playerstage.sourceforge.net – The Player Project is a networked interface to robots and sensors.
www.openrave.org – OpenRAVE is an open source, cross-platform, plugin-based robot planning environment for autonomous robotics.
https://cmusphinx.github.io – CMUSphinx is a speaker-independent large vocabulary continuous speech recognizer released under BSD style license.
http://julius.osdn.jp/en_index.php – Julius is a high-performance, small-footprint large vocabulary continuous speech recognition (LVCSR) decoder software for speech-related researchers and developers.
https://simon.kde.org – Simon is an open source speech recognition program that can replace your mouse and keyboard.
www.robotbasic.org – RobotBASIC is a free, multi-featured, general purpose, versatile programming language with an integrated robot simulator.
Note: If you would like me to add some websites that you think should belong on this list, just message me and I will edit them to the list.