Roch

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Roch.png ROS Software Maintainer: Soy-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.

Default we maintenance is Indigo. New usage in Kinetic.

In here has a roch image is avaliable ubuntu-14.04.5-desktop-amd64-roch-full.iso with ubuntu-14.04.5-desktop-amd64-roch-full.sha512sum

Installation

  • 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 https://raw.github.com/Soy-Robotics/roch_robot/indigo/roch.rosinstall
>  rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro indigo -y
>  catkin_make

Optional installation

Installation

  • 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-kinetic-roch-bringup ros-kinetic-roch-navigation ros-kinetic-roch-teleop ros-kinetic-roch-follower ros-kinetic-roch-rapps ros-kinetic-roch-robot ros-kinetic-roch-simulator ros-kinetic-roch-viz

Source installation

For source installation, you can enter following command.

> sudo apt-get install python-rosdep python-wstool ros-kinetic-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 https://raw.github.com/Soy-Robotics/roch_robot/kinetic/roch.rosinstall
>  rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro kinetic -y
>  catkin_make

Optional installation

Tutorials

Configure Your Roch

Bringup

Teleoperation

reference Turtlebot' Teleoperation.

  • Teleop

    • Teleoperation with keyboard and Joystick of Roch.

Simulation

Other things

  • Roch follower

    • Roch follower with RGBD sensors and refrence turtlebot follower.
  • Auto explore of SLAM
    • Auto explore with SLAM and without manual control.

Software

AutoRoch is a GUI tool for beginners which is developed independently by Soy Robotics, it can help beginners quickly understand ROS and the working principle of the Roch, more information please visit: http://wiki.ros.org/autoroch.

We encourage you to use this GUI program, at the same time is also encourage you to submit the problems existing with using the program. Abort bugs report, please click https://github.com/Soy-Robotics/AutoRoch/issues/new.

The test version is currently available, and the official version will be released later.

Wiki: Robots/Roch (last edited 2018-03-30 03:39:15 by Playfish)