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Gabriel Aguiar Noury

Gabriel Aguiar Noury

47 posts

Gabriel is a Mechatronic Engineer, PhD in Robotics, and former entrepreneur. Today, he is the robotics product manager at Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. Gabriel worked on the development of innovation ecosystems for the assistive robotic market through the creation of industry‐wide platforms in the south-west of England. He aims to keep supporting innovators, helping them bring new robotic solutions to the market.


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
18 October 2023

Canonical brings Ubuntu and ROS to NVIDIA Jetson Orin, providing stability to robotics and AI Development

Robotics Article

The intersection of software and hardware is crucial in driving advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI). Canonical and NVIDIA are collaborating to drive this synergy. This collaboration promises to enrich users of NVIDIA Jetson Orin hardware with the versatility and stability of Ubuntu. In this blog, we’ll delve deeper i ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
17 October 2023

Discover the future of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) with Canonical and Husarion at ROSCon 2023

Robotics Article

At a time when Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) keep rapidly reshaping industries like logistics and manufacturing, we’re thrilled to introduce you to our ROSCon 2023 Platform Partner; Husarion. Together, we are merging the world-class capabilities of Ubuntu Core with Husarion’s state-of-the-art robotics platforms. As we unveil our collabor ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
11 October 2023

AMD Kria™ KR260 Robotics Starter Kit and Ubuntu: An exploration into future robotics development

Robotics Article

The robotics field is constantly evolving, and with AMD and Canonical’s collaboration, the trajectory towards a more adaptable and efficient robotics framework is shaping up. Last year, AMD introduced the Kria™ KR260 Robotics Kit. The board embodies the spirit of seamless integration, ensuring developers face fewer barriers when developin ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
3 August 2023

Do more with Vulcanexus snaps; your all-in-one ROS 2 toolset

Robotics Article

eProsima’s advanced toolset for ROS 2 is now available in the Snap Store A surprise is awaiting all ROS developers in the Snap Store with the release of the Vulcanexus tool kit. They are one command away from getting eProsimas’ new contribution to the robotics community. From monitoring the performance of ROS 2 networks to ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
28 February 2023

Top 10 robotics snaps in the Snap Store – Part 1

Robotics Article

The number of robotics applications being distributed by snaps just keeps growing! From toolkits and plugins to dedicated robotics launch files and ROS-based snaps, robotics developers keep sharing their apps with snaps. But which of these are the best snaps for robotics developers?  We have put together a list (Part 1) of some of the ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
17 February 2023

Course for deploying ROS applications now available in The Construct

Robotics Article

We are happy to announce the release of our first e-training course for deploying ROS applications in The Construct. The Construct is the leading e-learning platform for ROS, helping engineers grow their robotics skills with a full-scale curriculum and hands-on courses. Working alongside The Construct engineering team will now make the co ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
27 January 2023

ROS 2 Foxy and ROS Melodic EOL – Keep your robots up and running

Robotics Article

ROS Melodic EOL is around the corner. With more than 1,004 repositories in rosdistro, Melodic is among the top 3 ROS distributions (with Indigo and Kinetic). Together with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Melodic was widely used by many pioneering companies who deployed the first ROS devices to market. By the end of April, both distributions will ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
20 January 2023

Ubuntu 18.04 EOL – keep your fleet of devices up and running

Internet of Things Article

Ubuntu 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ is reaching End of Standard Support this May. If you don’t take action, you will transition to 18.04 EOL (End Of Life). This distribution of Ubuntu was installed by millions of users and powers up thousands of devices. From kiosks and appliances to IoT devices and robots, 18.04 helped many companies ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
15 January 2023

ROS Docker; 6 reasons why they are not a good fit

Robotics Article

The Robot Operating System (ROS) has been powering innovators for the last decade. But as more and more ROS robots are reaching the market, developers face new challenges deploying their applications. Why did we start using ROS & Docker? Is it convenient? Does it solve our challenges? Or is it simply a tool from another ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
23 December 2022

The State of Robotics – 2022 news rewind

Robotics Article

Welcome to our 2022 robotics news rewind! We’ll be highlighting some of the most impressive feats of robotics engineering that we covered throughout the year in our robotics news series.  It’s incredible to see the progress that has been made in the robotics field this year. We’d like to take this time to thank all ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
3 October 2022

IoT project lifecycle – long-term support for IoT devices [Part III]

Internet of Things Article

How long will you support your device? Long-term support for IoT is a simple but difficult question for many device manufacturers.  If you are developing a smart home device, a mobile robot for hospitality, or the next iron man jetpack, you need to consider how long you will support the device on the market. This ...


Gabriel Aguiar Noury
23 August 2022

The State of Robotics – August 2022

Robotics Article

Another fascinating month for robotics. Researchers are the highlight of the month. Through their work, we are pushing the boundaries of self-awareness, complex structure and even the limits of life and death. Spoooky indeed.  Take a seat and join us in this quick review of robotics news. And don’t forget that you can also share ...


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