Intel Realsense T265 tracking camera for mobile robotics - first impressions

In this post I will write about my first impressions after working with Realsense T265 on a wheeled mobile robot and give some tips on the configuration I think is most correct with respect to ROS standard.

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Hands on with slam_toolbox

In the past couple of weeks, as part of a project with Robosynthesis, I’ve been exploring slam_toolbox by Steven Macenski. This post summarizes my experience so far.

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In the final tutorial of this 3 part web tutorial we will be looking at using a web video server for streaming of camera feed over HTTP.

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ROS web tutorial part 2 - working with cameras

In this intermediate tutorial we will look into using libuvc_camera package with a simple USB camera. In the process we will learn something about udev rules and nodelets.

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ROS web tutorial part 1 - rosbridge server and roslibjs

In this beginners tutorial I’ll give you a step by step introduction how to use rosbridge server and roslibjs to communicate with ROS using your web browser. By the end of this tutorial we will have a working prototype of a simple website allowing you to control a robot using a virtual joystick.

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YDLIDAR X2 - ROS review and Cartographer setup

This month I received a sample X2 LiDAR from YDLIDAR. In this blog post I’m documenting my experience using it and using it for SLAM using ROS and Google Cartographer.

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One year of working as a Robotics consultant

It has been one year since I decided to go solo and start working as a Robotics consultant/contractor. In this post I’ll sum up my experience so far.

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