OpenRTM-aist is a platform software libraries developed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).
This library follows the standard of RT-middleware.
The definition of RT-middleware
As described, RT-middleware is just a standard of Coding the multi-component, distributed controlling system for Robotics Technology. So RT-middleware is not implementation but a standard.
OpenRTM-aist is developed by AIST, and supported by Japanese government.
OpenRTM-aist follows the RT-Component specification, and add some original features like Manager.
OpenRTM-aist uses CORBA implementation to realize the multi-component, distributed control system. A bit heavy, but supports lots of platform, language, and internet.
OpenRTM-aist currently supports….
- WindowsXP, Vista, 7
- Unix系OS （Ubuntu Linux, Debian GNU/Linux等）
I know that OpenRTM-aist is already ported to Mac OS，TOPPERS，VxWorks. I am currently using Mac OS X Lion.
Available languages are…
Are there any other implementations?
OpenRTM.NET by Sec suports .NET framework. RTC-Lite (developed by Osaka University, Arai laboratory) supports some embedded systems.