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.
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
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
> wstool init -j5 src https://raw.github.com/SawYer-Robotics/roch_robot/indigo/roch.rosinstall > rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro indigo -y > catkin_make
- Roch package contains applications of ROS packages, like roch_navigation, roch_follower and roch_teleop etc.
- Roch_robot package includes package lik drivers, roch_base, roch_ftdi, roch_bringup and roch_sensorpc etc.
- Roch_simulator package has almost simulators, New simulator will be released in the future.
- Roch_viz is just for show roch in Rviz.
Configure Your Roch
- Let roch Communicate with your pc with network.
- Know the meaning of parameter with Roch.
- Roch bringup package' instructions.
reference Turtlebot' Teleoperation.
- Teleoperation with keyboard and Joystick of Roch.
- How to generate a map with RGBD Sensors and lidars.
- Run Roch in Gazebo simulation.
- Roch follower with RGBD sensors and refrence turtlebot follower.