Kinect V2 Backpack for ROS

Kinect V2 Backpack for ROS

Enabling the Kinect V2 for PR2 has been a little tricky. The very high bandwidth of the sensor (almost fully saturating USB 3.0) combined with the high frame-rate of the sensor means that a dedicated computer is usually needed for data processing. Luckily the PR2 team...
Clearpath’s Robot Ribbon Cutting

Clearpath’s Robot Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, June 26th, we celebrated our new robot badlands (aka: our brand new headquarters) with a grand opening, accompanied of course by a robot ribbon-cutting. Clearpath co-founders made their way to the stage and gathered around ‘Jake’, the PR2....
ROS 101: Drive a Grizzly!

ROS 101: Drive a Grizzly!

So you have had a taste of driving a virtual Husky in our previous post, but now want to try something a little bigger? How about 2000 lbs bigger? Read on to learn how to drive a (virtual) Grizzly, Clearpath Robotic’s largest and meanest platform. If you are...
ROS 101: Drive a Husky!

ROS 101: Drive a Husky!

In the previous ROS 101 post, we showed how easy it is to get ROS going inside a virtual machine, publish topics and subscribe to them. If you haven’t had a chance to check the previous post out, you may want to do so before we go on. In this post, we’re...
Introducing ROS for MATLAB

Introducing ROS for MATLAB

Clearpath Robotics recently tested the capabilities of the ROS for MATLAB toolkit (available here:  robot-operating-system.html). This is very interesting for the research and education fields, as it will allow users to take their existing MATLAB code and use it on a...
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