Ultrasonic Bumper Board based on ST Nucleo32

Sonar Board prototype

The optical spatial sensors mounted on MyzharBot v3 and MyzharBot v4 have a intrinsic limitation that make it unable to perceive obstacle that are too near along its forward motion direction. Asus Xtion Pro Live does not see obstacles nearest than 50cm, Stereolabs ZED does not see obstacles nearest than…

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[Tutorial] Stereolabs ZED on Nvidia Jetson TK1: the official getting started guide

MyzharBot. Photo by Settorezero

On MyzharBot v4 the Asus Xtion Pro Live RGB-D sensor has been replaced by the Stereolabs ZED stereo camera, in order to overcome the limitations of the Primesense technology in outdoor environment under the direct sunlight. The installation of the ZED camera on the Nvidia Jetson TK1 is really straigthforward as…

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Working on the ROS driver for the StereoLabs ZED camera running on Nvidia Jetson TK1

Zed Stereo Camera by Sterelabs

MyzharBot v3 is closed in a box ready to leave Italy for a trip that I will describe in the near future… MyzharBot v4 is almost ready to move its first steps… but I’m not yet convinced about the central closed structure that will contain all the electronic boards… So it’s…

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