[Live-demo] [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Perception announced!

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 14:03:47 PDT 2012

It sounds like PointCloudLibrary might be a candidate for including on 
the OSGeo-Live [1] DVD, and associated marketing pipeline? Does it fit 
the category of "an established Open Source Geospatial project"?

[1] http://live.osgeo.org
[2] http://pointclouds.org/

On 19/06/12 06:50, Radu B. Rusu wrote:
> All,
> Over the weekend, in overflowing rooms at the Point Cloud Processing 
> workshop and PCL tutorial at CVPR 2012, Willow Garage proudly 
> announced the creation of Open Perception, Inc. (OP) -- 
> http://www.openperception.org, an independent non-profit foundation, 
> focused on advancing the development and adoption of open source 
> software for 2D and 3D processing of sensory data. For more details 
> about the announcement, please see the official press release 
> (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/6/prweb9612759.htm).
> Open Perception is founded by a global community of researchers and 
> engineers for the benefit of the industrial and research 3D perception 
> communities. The Point Cloud Library (PCL) project represents Open 
> Perception's most important work to date consisting of a large scale, 
> BSD-licensed open project for 3D point cloud processing.
> The foundation is set up to receive donations and sponsorship from 
> anyone, and will concentrate on paying developers in the community, 
> giving students travel grants and stipends, organizing open source 
> events, and supporting its projects, such as PCL. The more support OP 
> receives, the more it can do and give back to the entire world.
> Open Perception is an open organization. We are welcoming support 
> ranging from a pat on a shoulder, to lines of code and monetary 
> donations. Please visit the foundation's Get Involved! page 
> (http://www.openperception.org/get-involved/) and see how you can 
> contribute today.
> Cheers,
> Radu.

Cameron Shorter
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