Questions tagged [mobile-robot]

A robot which is capable of moving from one place to another, usually of its own volition.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Connect to e_puck, Could not connect to com3 at 115200 ERROR!

So I have an E-puck robot, and I'm using Tiny Bootloader from this website: http://www.etc.ugal.ro/cchiculita/software/picbootloader.htm I've paired the robot up on my laptop's bluetooth. It appears ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

How Do You Program the SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor?

Dear Robotics Community, I am participating in a Robotics tourney that will start in a few weeks. The challenge I signed up for is to deliver and dump ping pong balls to a box. I already have my ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

How's robot vacuum cleaner back to charger when battery is low? [closed]

What's technology robot vacuum cleaner used to locate it's charger when battery is low ?
0
votes
2answers
142 views

explanation of kalman filter

I have gone through my lecture notes but I can't seem to figure out the five different steps of a Kalman filter and how these steps are Divided into prediction and correction and how the state and ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Why the bldc motor not able to move my water boat?

I have a 1100kv brushless motor from dys with a propeller as shown. I have attached this motor to two pvc pipes joined together as shown and packed the electronics inside polyform to protect from ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

How to compute the field of view of a robot when obstacles are around?

Is there a formula to compute the field of view of a robot when it is obstructed by other objects like in this picture When it is a full circle it should be ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

1 motor and 180 degree servo or just 2 motors?

I am planning to use this motor: http://www.adrirobot.it/robot_kit/feetech_FT-DC-002/TGP01D-A130_TT-Motor.pdf Model: TGP01DA130 12215-48. But I have some questions: How much a robot will be slower if ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

RobotC graphical raise arms while reversing

I am trying to help my son program his robot using RobitC graphical. He has it doing most of what he wants it to do but the code is stuck and won't continue past the arm raise/ hold. What it is ...
0
votes
1answer
696 views

Differential Drive Odometry Model

...
0
votes
2answers
322 views

Help finding robot tracks

I have a Robot with tracks. One of the tracks broke and I need to find a replacement, the tracks use the same plastic interconnects/pieces as this: They were very popular years back. Does anyone know ...
0
votes
1answer
340 views

VFH+ (Vector Field Histogram+) : Is it possible to choose a candidate sector without a set goal point?

Good day I am currently implementing the VFH algorithm. Is it possible to configure the algorithm such that a reactionary motion is generated at the presence of an obstacle? I have been able to ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Suitable uC for atonomous robot

I am going to build an autonomous robot with Kalman-filter for localization integrated from Lidar, encoder, IMU and GPS. I will also add obstacle avoidance while moving to the required position. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

create2 commands with an app called SERIAL

there is an app called SERIAL, available in the app store. I've downloaded it on my mac and am experimenting with it, any ideas on how to send create2 OI commands using "Serial"? so far it seems a ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Erratic motor behavior. Is it due to the faulty remote control or Grounding or something else?

I am using arduino mega to run 4 motors via 4 motor controllers. I am using a ps2 controller as the remote control. When the joystick is at rest, the motor should stop. The problem is the motor still ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

Apps for Pepper robot [closed]

I recently googled about Pepper robot and I wonder how one could write apps for it and get money for them. As far as I know they have app store, but does it sell apps or give them for free? (All info ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Problem with HC-SR04 sensor

I have three HC-SR04 sensors connected to a PIC18F4431 with the schematic provided below. Before building the PCB I've tried testing all three sensors with a bread board and they worked fine. But now ...
0
votes
1answer
399 views

How can I measure the height of an object with a single sharp sensor (GP2Y0A21YK0F)?

I have one sharp sensor and I have to use it to measure the height of a block (6cm - 12 cm). How can I accomplish this ? Actually it is to be connected to a robot which will move near the box and ...
0
votes
1answer
235 views

Angular velocity to translational velocity

I have a 3D point in space with it's XYZ Coordinates about some Frame A. I need to calculate the new XYZ coordinates, given the angular velocities of each axis at that instant of time about Frame A I ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

“Thermal Imaging” with Arduino and/or Lego Mindstorm NXT 2.0?

I'm trying to build a robot that can be sent into rooms/buildings and detect people using nxt and/or Arduino. In addition to this I would like to be able to view what my robot is "seeing" in real-time ...
0
votes
1answer
828 views

Mobile Robot path reconstruction by using IMU acceleration and Yaw angle

I hope you can help me with my project. I'm using a skid-steering wheeled mobile robot for autonomous navigation and I'd like to find a way to be able to perform path reconstruction in Matlab. By ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

Cool robotics projects [closed]

I'm a robotics student but very new to this field. Can you suggest any websites which provide projects/helpful info that I can learn from? Thanks
0
votes
2answers
150 views

Recommendation for good source of Robotic Components [closed]

Im looking for a good source for robotic components like sheel/tracked robot chasis, motors, sensors, communication and mechanics. I thought about using raspberry and arduino as platforms for ...
0
votes
2answers
88 views

Is Khepera II still adequate for learning

A professor in my university is asking me to study robotics with him. By robotics I understand programming a robot to move around, avoid obstacles, figure out a maze, etc.. He sent me some manuals for ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

what is the price of Pioneer P3DX [closed]

I wanna know how much does Pioneer P3DX cost? nothing mentioned in the website and I don't want to fill out the form regarding this matter.
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Could a robot be programmed to be human? [duplicate]

This is all hypothetical. If it was possible, it would have been done by now. I realise that this area has been touched upon in many sci-fi movies but I wondered that if it was even feasible, how ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Position Control of an Omni Wheel Drive Robot

I want to create a robot that will navigate on a desired path! That path can be a straight line or a circular path with a given radius. I will use 3 or 4 omni wheel drive platform and for positioning,...
0
votes
1answer
835 views

Resetting position of e-puck in Webots using Supervisor node - problem with getting a handle to the robot

I am writing a method (Java) that will reset the position of e-puck in Webots. I have been following tutorial on Supervisor approach. I have two controllers in my project: SupervisorController ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Calculate information matrix for graph slam

0 I am new to SLAM. I am working on graph slam where I need to do pose graph optimisation. For this requirement information matrix is required between two edges for which the transformation has ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Can a state lattice planner be used purely as a local planner?

I've been reading a bit about state lattice motion planning recently. The question I would like to ask is if a lattice-based motion planning system can be used purely as a local planner without a ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Why reciprocal velocity obstacle generates oscillation free navigation compared to VO

I am tryin to understand this paper about "reciprocal velocity obstacles for real-time multi-agent navigation" and to compare it with the original Velocity Obstacle approach. I can not ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Calculating wheel linear velocity from body velocity

A frame {b} is attached to the centre of a robot chassis. The planar configuration is given by $(x,y,\phi)$ where $\phi$ is the angle between the x axis in {b} and the x axis of a fixed reference ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Need help with counting the number of robots on the circumference of a circle much larger than the communication radius of the robots

I have a circle of radius 300 cm on whose circumference robots stop after moving in the environment. The robots only have a communication radius of 10 cm such that they can fit 6 robots along the ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How are landmarks updated with respect to each other in SLAM?

One thing I don't understand in EKF SLAM is how landmarks interact with each other. From my understanding this interaction only happens during a loop closing event. When a loop closing occurs, how do ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

UKF - sigma point creation - Mirroring the chol matrices

maybe this is a stupid question but i came across a problem with my ukf implementation. I use chol() in matlab for my sigma point creation instead of the normal square root of my covariance matrix. Do ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

UKF - Correction Step [SLAM] - Only compute the sigma point of the vehicle pose and the specific landmark that got spotted?

i want to implement an UKF Filter for SLAM but i cant seem to wrap around the update step. When computing the innovation matrices and everything, do i need to compute the sigma points in respect to ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

SLAM Initialize new landmark - specifically the covariance

Im trying to bring an EKF - SLAM to life but it keeps on failing. Specifially, I think, my mistake lies in the initialization of the new cone <-> covariance. I multiply the Jacobian (derived ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

How to handle curved paths in maze

-I have an RPi on Ubuntu with ROS (Kinetic). The task is to solve a maze. I have implemented a left-hand algorithm to navigate through the maze. -The robot is equipped with 3 ultrasonic HC-SR04 ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Extract laser scan from a map and known location

If we have the map of an environment (an occupancy grid for instance) and precisely know the pose of the robot within it. How can one reconstruct what the laser scan should look like at a given ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Fusing cross-correlated measurements for mobile robot's localization using unscented kalman filter (ukf)

I'm currently working on a mobile robot's indoor localization. On the perception side, I can only rely on a 2D lidar and wheel odometry. I have used these sources as input of different localization's ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

What is the mathematical relation between phi1, phi2, phi3 and motor PWM values for 3 wheel omni drive robot?

My question is that I cannot deduce the relation between phi1, phi2, phi3 values of the omni robot (3 wheeled) and the motor's PWM values, since I'm planning on designing the robot to perform "go ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

Sprockets for steering

I'm planning to drive the steering of a AWD rover using stepper motors. Is it usually a good idea to use sprockets and chains for that? Would the precision typically be too low for steering? The ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Is Image Based Visual Servoing a non-linear controller?

Is Image Based Visual Servoing a non-linear controller? I think it is as the Image Jacobian has square terms of u & v (image-plane coords). Where $p_u, p_v$ are the width & height of each ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Robot movement between point A and B with fixed angle and step length

I am working on a robotic path finding problem for my personal project and I am stuck on how to get from point A to point B. Please note that this is a visual robot, as I am looking to implement it ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Calculate body speed in m/s with weight in the equation?

UPDATE: I have clarified my question for answerers to better understand what I am asking If I have a flywheel, like the one shown in this image, and I know the torque, weight distribution, and weight. ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

What are the best approaches and limitations for calculating the Inverse dynamics for a floating base quadruped?

Given a quadruped standing on all fours, or trotting with 2 legs down/2 up, I've seen a few methods of computing inverse dynamics. All derive from centroidal momentum physics, and I think all distill ...
0
votes
1answer
348 views

How to implement a 4 Mecanum wheel Robot kinematic model Practically in code?

Above is the Kinematic model of a 4 wheeled from https://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/465/InTechOmnidirectional_mobile_robot_design_and_implementation.pdf, My question is how to use these kinematic ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

error with dimensions in Simulink

I am trying to simulate a cartesian regulator for a unicycle with Simulink and I am having some problems. My simulink model is the following: and when I run it I get the following error message: so ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

When a permutation matrix is desired for transforming camera frame to world frame?

When dealing with rectified images, why would the inverse of a simple permutation matrix $$P = {\begin{bmatrix} 0 & -1 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & -1 \\ 1 & 0 & 0 \end{bmatrix}}^{-1}$$ ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

What should be a good frequency for the EKF prediction and correction updates?

This is my first post on the forum although I read Q&A posted here constantly. I haven´t seen a similar question so here it goes: I am implementing an EKF for localization from scratch just for ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Jetson TX2 vs small form factor PC for autonomous robots

What are the advantages and disadvantages for each? I can build a small form factor PC with a GTX 1050 which will easily out perform a jetson for the same price. When and where are each more ...

1
9 10
11
12 13