Jaguar - All terrain unmanned ground vehicle
ROS Software Maintainer: Dr Robot Inc
Dr Robot 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:
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 12.04). See this page to install ros on ubuntu.
Installing the Jaguar Package
For latest Jaguar 4x4, you could find the package "jaguar4x4_2014" from https://github.com/gitdrrobot/jaguar4x4_2014. For Jaguar 4x4 robot before 2015, you could find the package "drrobot_jaguar4x4_player" from https://github.com/gitdrrobot/drrobot_jaguar4x4_player. To use this package, you still need "DrRobotMotionSensorDriver" https://github.com/gitdrrobot/DrRobotMotionSensorDriverpackage.
For Jaguar V2/V4 robot, you could get the package from https://github.com/gitdrrobot/drrobotV2_player.
For Mainpulator Arm on the Jaguar robot, you could find the package from https://github.com/gitdrrobot/dri_manipulator_arm_ctrl1. You need install Qt4.8 on your PC to use this package.
You could contact Dr Robot if you have any question or which version package you should use.
jaguar4xr4_2014: This package is for Jaguar 4x4 robot with RoboteQ motor driver board.
For Jaguar 4x4 before 2014, you could use below package.
DrRobotMotionSensorDriver: This package contains hardware/communnication drivers for Jaguar series robots.
drrobot_jaguar4x4_player: This package will publish all the sensors message on the Jaguar robot and translate the received velocity control command and send them to robot. There is a REDME.md file in each package folder. Please read it before build and run the package.
* Jaguar V4 With Manipulator Arm
* Jaguar 4X4 with Manipulator Arm
* Jaguar Lite
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.