Orocos stands for Open Robot Control Software and was a EU funded project to write Free Software for robots.
- a software toolkit for building real-time components
- rich online browsable component interface
- user defined real-time state machines
The Orocos Real-Time Toolkit (RTT) provides a C++ framework, or "runtime", targeting the implementation of (realtime and non-realtime) control systems. It is sometimes refered to as the 'Open Real-Time Control Services'.