Roch.png ROS Software Maintainer: SawYer-Robotics

Roch(robot platform for commecial and home) integrated multiple different RGBD cameras and lidars like Microsoft's Kinect, Asus' Xtion Pro, Intel' Realsense 200 and Slamtec' Rplidar A1/A2 etc. Mainly used for business and family.


  • There have two options install roch ROS packages, choose one of these for install.

Full installation

Debain installation

For Debain installation, you can type under command.

  sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-roch-bringup ros-indigo-roch-navigation ros-indigo-roch-teleop ros-indigo-roch-follower ros-indigo-roch-rapps ros-indigo-roch-robot ros-indigo-roch-simulator ros-indigo-roch-viz

Source installation

For source installation, you can enter following command.

> sudo apt-get install python-rosdep python-wstool ros-indigo-ros
> sudo rosdep init
> rosdep update

If you created catkin workspace can skip under command, otherwise type following command:

> mkdir -p ~/catkin_ws/src
> cd ~/catkin_ws

Compile code:

> wstool init -j5 src
>  rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro indigo -y
>  catkin_make

Optional installation


Configure Your Roch



reference Turtlebot' Teleoperation.

  • Teleop

    • Teleoperation with keyboard and Joystick of Roch.


Other things

  • Roch follower

    • Roch follower with RGBD sensors and refrence turtlebot follower.

Wiki: Robots/Roch (last edited 2017-05-26 01:50:02 by Playfish)