[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On MyzharBot v4 the Asus Xtion Pro Live RGB-D sensor has been replaced by the Stereolabs ZED stereo camera, in order to overcome the limitations of the Primesense technology in outdoor environment under the direct sunlight.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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The guide to configure Nvidia Jetson TK1 has been update

Side view of the NVidia Jetson TK1

The guide to configure the Nvidia Jetson TK1 to get the best performance for MyzharBot and other robotic systems has been updated with the latest tweaks from Jetsonhack Blog. There is also a new tutorial on how to activate the Wifi Access Point. Now you can connect directly to MyzharBot without needing…

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New video: Teleoperation using ROS, Rviz and Interactive Marker Twist Server

Rviz & Interactive Marker Twist Server

In this new video a demonstration of the teleoperation of MyzharBot using the “Interactive Marner Twist Server“, an amazing Rviz tool that allows to send Twist (linear and angular speeds) messages to the “serial_bridge” node  simply dragging a circular marker. The final effect is really good and driving the robot is…

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Asus Xtion Pro Live – 3D RGB-D and 2D laserscan simulation

RGB PointCloud + 2D LaserScan

A short post to show the potentiality of the Asus Xtion Pro Live used in the ROS framework. First of all an image of the full RGB-D power: 3D pointcloud with RGB information in Rviz In the middle of the 3D pointcloud you can see the simulation of the 2D laserscan…

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PID Tuner v0.1 is available

Pid Tuner v0.1

The release 0.1 ff the PID Tuner is finally available on Github: Software to tune the PID control on the uNav board https://github.com/officinerobotiche/uNav_PID_Tuner 0 forks. 4 stars. 7 open issues. Recent commits: Update README.md, Roberto D'Amico uNav parameters setting completed *EVERYTHING TO BE TESTED!!!, Myzhar Added missing files, Myzhar Modification…

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