Navigation, Path Planning & Control Using amcl Package

Navigation, Path Planning & Control Using amcl Package

In the previous lesson, we understood what localization, mapping, and SLAM mean in Robotics, we also launched the Turtlebot3 gmapping package in Gazebo, and drew a global map using the robot's LIDAR (localization + mapping). turtlebot3 gmapping package In this lesson in the series of lessons on ROS tutorials, we will first understand what navigation, path planning, and control mean in robotics. Then, we will launch the navigation package (amcl package) in Gazebo to localize a robot during motion. Afterward, we will set an autonomous motion for a robot starting from the initial pose to the target pose using RVIZ.…
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Human-robot Interaction at the Next Level with the Humanoid Robot, Ameca

Human-robot Interaction at the Next Level with the Humanoid Robot, Ameca

Ameca is a humanoid robot from Engineered Arts designed specifically as a platform for future advanced robotics technologies and can serve as a testbed for different Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems. Image credit: Engineered Arts In the video below, they test Ameca's interaction with a human, and it is shown that the robot reacts when its "personal space" is violated. Key features: the human-like artificial body (AB) accompanies the human-like AIeye cameras take images, and the images are processed through tensor flowmodular design for future upgradesSoftware is the Tritium robot operating systemHardware is based on Mesmar technology…
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a Navigation System for Multi-legged Robots for Different Terrain

a Navigation System for Multi-legged Robots for Different Terrain

Researchers at the Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) Robotics Innovation Center, in partnership with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Airbus Defence and Space Ltd (ADS), developed ANT, which is a novel navigation and motion control system for multi-legged robots. Image credit: Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) This navigation system is designed to enable the multi-legged robots to perceive the terrain, generate a path to the desired location, and finally control the path execution to be able to walk on different kinds of terrains. The system is tested on hexapods (robots with six legs) as wells as…
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