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Description: Robot teleoperation from a joystick or a keyboard

Tutorial Level: INTERMEDIATE

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Joystick teleoperation

To run the joystick teleop simply add to the robot launch file joystick:=true.


$ roslaunch armadillo2 armadillo2.launch gazebo:=true teleop:=true

This command will run the armadillo simulation, and also run the joystick teleop.

By default, the joystick device is /dev/input/js0 but you can select different devices using the joy_dev argument. For example:

$ roslaunch armadillo2 armadillo2.launch gazebo:=true teleop:=true joy_dev:=/dev/input/js1

To use the joystick to steer the robot, use the right stick.

Keyboard teleoperation

To use the keyboard for teleoperation, use the rqt_robot_steering tool.

Wiki: armadillo2/Tutorials/Teleoperation (last edited 2018-03-01 06:44:50 by YairShlomi)