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

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 00:19:29 PDT 2012

Details are here:

On 19/06/2012 7:06 AM, Radu B. Rusu wrote:
> Cameron,
> I am not familiar with the category requirements for geospatial 
> projects within OSGEO. Could you please point me in the right direction?
> Thanks,
> Radu.
> On 06/18/2012 05:03 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> Radu,
>> 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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