ROS Media and Visual Assets

Logos, Distros, and More!

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We provide a wide variety of visual assets that the ROS community can use for their own projects and events. Most of the images are provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The ROS distribution images and illustrations were created by San Francisco based illustrator Joshua Ellingson

High quality vector files of the ROS “nine dot” Logo can be found in the ROS Press Kit and Logos. Stylistic usage information for the ROS name and nine dot logo can be found in the ROS Brand Guide.

ROS Trademark Rules and Guidelines

The “ROS” name, the “Nine Dots” ROS logo, and other ROS trademarks are property of Open Source Robotics Foundation, Inc. (“OSRF” or “Open Robotics”).

Below are the relevant agreements, rules, and guidelines on displaying the ROS trademarks, which may be updated from time to time. Use of any ROS trademark must be in accordance with these Rules and Guidelines or separate agreement between you and Open Robotics.

Trademark Use

Subject to compliance with these Rules and Guidelines, you may use the “ROS” name or the “Nine Dots” ROS logo to indicate your implementation of the ROS platform as set forth in these Rules and Guidelines. All other uses of the ROS trademarks must be expressly approved in writing by Open Robotics. To inquire about approval to use the ROS trademarks or to submit your marketing for review, please contact

Any and all use of the “ROS” name, the “Nine Dots” ROS logo, and other ROS trademarks inures to the benefit of Open Robotics. You agree not to do anything inconsistent with Open Robotics’ ownership of these trademarks, including without limitation seeking registration of any mark, domain name, or social media name/handle comprised of or incorporating the “ROS” name, the “Nine Dots” ROS logo, or any other ROS trademarks. You likewise agree not to make any use of the ROS trademarks that is likely to confuse or mislead consumers with respect to any relationship with Open Robotics; and you agree not to make any use of the ROS trademarks that is likely to harm the reputation and goodwill built up in the marks. You acknowledge and agree that any and all licenses or permissions to use any ROS trademarks are limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable. Open Robotics may revoke any such licenses or permissions in its sole and absolute discretion.

Fully updated copyright information for the ROS logos can be found in our ROS Trademark Guide, while styling recommendations can be found in our ROS Brand Guide.

Additional Resources

Creative Commons License