neobotix - robotics & automation
ROS Software Maintainer: neobotix GmbH
Neobotix is a manufacturer of mobile robots and robot systems. We provide robots and manipulators for a wide range of applications.
Platforms with full driver support and example navigation stack setup:
Platforms with full driver support:
More information about these platforms can be found here.
Setup your robot
The easiest way to get our ros stacks installed is to use a longterm support ubuntu release (for example ubuntu 10.04). See this page to install ros on ubuntu.
Installing the neobotix stacks
Version Control (brand new features, but not well tested)
neo_driver: This stack contains hardware drivers for NEOBOTIX robots.
neo_common: This stack contains NEOBOTIX robot descriptions.
neo_apps: This stack contains tools for working with NEOBOTIX robots.
neo_navigation: The navigation stack configuration.
neo_simulation: This stack contains simulation configurations and example maps.
Using neobotix robots in simulation
Have a look at the neo_common package to bringup robots in simulation.
Using a real neobotix robot
Have a look at the neo_bring_up package to bringup a neobotix robot.
Reporting a Bug
Once you found a (reproducible) bug contact us at github at neobotix dot com. See this if you've also got a bugfix.
The easiest way to share code with us (for example bugfixes) is to create a github account and fork our repositories. After forking our repositories and adding your changes to your forks you can send a pull request to us.