this a successful day, attracted a lot of attention and talked to a lot of
people. And had to scold some children from pulling on wires... but all in
all a success!!!
I am planning to buy some Atmega328 chips and I am wondering if there
is a difference between the 328 and 328p microcontrollers... I know the 'p' means
picopower, but would that make a difference?
I forgot it at our booth...
Its a small square black Asus charger...
I won't be at the Maker Faire tomarrow unfourtunately, so if anyone finds it, may they
please bring it to the SIG or the meeting?
HomeBrew Robotics Club
Hope to see you there!
I'm trying your Chess package using Maxwell in fake mode to see if I can
move the gripper to a target pose, and I've run into a couple of
glitches. To fire things up I run:
$ roslaunch maxwell_moveit_config demo_fake.launch
and everything comes up OK including RViz with Maxwell nicely displayed.
I was wondering if anybody knows a vendor from whom I can purchase
Robosoccer robots. Those cube shaped robots that can remotely controlled
using wireless communications.
Please let me know if you have any info.
used a micro USB port for this purpose but it finally dawned on me that
someone would certainly mistake it for a charging port and plug in a hot
USB cable. So I would rather use some other kind of connector - and in
particular it needs to be panel mount and a connector type for which I can
so this question is partly aimed at his experience but I hope others
will join in.
I need a Dynamixel-compatible gripper for Pi Robot that would be
suitable for playing with the new ROS MoveIt! pick and place. I've
always been impressed how well the PR2 does with its (apparently) simple
Do you have details as to when the booth will be ready for bringing in
bots? Also, do they have security there for the overnight, or should we
bring all of our items home? sat and return sunday?
Why Teaching a Robot to Fetch a Cup of Coffee Matters
So I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 on my netbook, and I am wondering which version of ROS I should install.
Because I generally use ROS for my Neato, I need a version that will work best for it.
Fuerte or Groovy?
(Looking forward to using catkin!)
The real Robocop: Ex-policeman builds robot from household goods
groovy version turtlebot stacks on my Ububtu (11.10 unsupported) laptop and got the Kinect to start with:
roslaunch turtlebot_bringup 3Dsensor.launch
Events. Last year we added the Floorbot Challenge. This gives people
with robots too big to fit on a table a chance to show off their robots
under actual test conditions. The Floorbot Challenge is even more "free
form" than the Tabletop Challenge so you can make it accommodate the
something there, but I don't use them yet. Interesting how one robot
curves, the other goes straight, and they can't catch each other.
Mike's Neato-node Catkinized code under Groovy works on the RPi. I was able to get the LDS spinning and return valid measurements via rostopic echo.
The only modification needed to make it work was the same thing I needed to do to get it to work under Ubuntu - which was changing USB0 to ACM0 in the node neato.py script. (Don't yell at me Fergy)
over really rough terrain. Looks like the now have it leaping gaps and