Questions tagged [mobile-robot]

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

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Kalman filter and ekf main difference in elaborate way

I am studying about various filtering techniques for Robot pose esitimation. I came to know two very well known filter technique Kalman Filter and Extended Kalman Filter. To know about this two ...
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EKF based Slam implementation with landmark identification in Global frame

I am working on mobile Robotics. I want to implement Slam. I have a very specific question about EKF Slam. To implement Slam I read the book "Probabilistic Robotics". I read its online version. There ...
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Inter-robot Collision Avoidance

I try to understand some MATLAB code (see below) i found from the web for inter-robot collision avoidance. But I'm not really understand, how the theory behind this code work. Can anyone help me ...
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How to convert/transform robot local frame to global frame to use in Kalman Filter?

I'm currently working on the iRobot Create 2 platform using a RaspberryPi (Python) and ROS. I have an indoor navigation/ GPS system, which can provide me with x,y coordinates within its coordinate ...
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How to implement reference control signal for robot heading?

Some time I found that some robot controller uses a critically damped reference control signal such as in Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) heading controller. My question is how do we implement this ...
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Programming the Formula Allcode to run a circuit

In our engineering science lesson, my class has been tasked with programming the Formula Allcode buggy to run a pre-specified circuit with smooth turns. The issue we are having is that we do not know ...
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How do i figure out how much thrust an 150cc Size Brushless Outrunner Motor will output with propellers? [duplicate]

I need to know this as i'm trying to figure out if two of these could lift approximately 170 pounds of wheight. And that's includig batterys and the motors.
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are these two logic level shifters are doing the same job

I am just in need of a level shifter and I want to ask if these two are doing the same job without any difference, if there is a difference I need to know 1 : https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12009 ...
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Computing Yaw angle from position and velocities

I have an object to whom I know the x,y,z position, length, width, height, and x,y velocities. Is there a possibility to compute the yaw angle from this information?
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Navigation Potential fields algorithm [closed]

I am working with a raspberry pi which has some positional sensors and I manage it from my mobile with an app I am developing. Now I am trying to understand how to implement this algorithm to code, ...
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view angle of distance sensor

I need a distance sensor (IR or Optical or any other) with 90 degree view angle to sense a rectangle surface. in this case sensor must putting at the same level of surface area. please help me to ...
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Issues with Running Multiple Instructions in Sequence

I tried to use Microsoft Robotics Dev Studio (sample 4) to write a code that was able for robot to go with a square path by just one clicked. However, there is one problem. When I try to put ...
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Need a mobile robot simulator that provides easier odometry funtions

I want a mobile robot to go from a starting position to a goal position. But, I don't want to calculate the pose from encoders. Instead I want to know if there exist such a simulator that provides ...
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Raspberry Pi Hexapod 18DOF, Best servo control board?

Recently I've bought a hexapod kit and 18 TowerPro MG995 servos. My objective is to apply also the Pi camera, sensors and perhaps a claw... So I've been researching and I haven't found a clear answer ...
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Iron man Jarvis like robot

I'm very passionate about robots from my childhood.I'm a java developer. I love sci-fi movies.I have a little bit knowledge in embedded systems and electronics. My ambition is to build a robot like ...
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Error as a State space

I am reading the following research paper regarding Trajectory tracking of mobile robots. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5415188 There are two things at the start of the ...
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Defining a trajectory for a quadrotor

I' m looking for a trajectory generator (the algorithm doesn't matter, since I m going to write it using C++ ) that generates a trajectory (a parametric curve in space) defined point by point which is ...
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Wine yard robotics? [closed]

My friend has acquired a (small) wine yard to discover how much work it is tending and harvesting the grapes. Now we are musing to enlist robotic help. The vine stocks are usually connected by a ...
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Which Kinect to a movement base? [duplicate]

I am making a mobile base for a robot with wheels. I want to use a Kinect like a movement sensor (to avoid obstacles, recognition of people, etc...) but I read that there is 2 models, the 360 and the ...
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Localize a Mobile Robot on a Mirror

I am currently busy with a project which requires me to construct a robot capable of cleaning a heliostat (movable mirror used to redirect sunlight). Heliostats are basically large flat mirrors that ...
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project to create a lighter wall [duplicate]

We are working in a project to help blind people cross the street alone .so ,Can I create a Virtual reality wall or a holographic 3d one that is visible in the Street and in all day times ?? ( morning ...
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Matlab for moving a robot towards the detected block

the matlab code is used to detect red colored object, but i want to control a bot to move towards the detected object. just need a simple algorithm or idea, controlling the servo i will be able to do ...
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Do I need a camera along with LIDAR for SLAM?

Equipment: Pi 3 B Mega 2x Encoder Motor 12VDC 299RPM MPU 6050 12V bat 2000mAh LIDAR or Kinect ? I want to implement EKF SLAM. I have referred bot NOX ROS wandering robot, Hussarian CORE and Robotics ...
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Autonomous Navigation without Distance Sensors

I'm doing a project with the iRobot Create 2. I want it to be able to map out a room and navigate to a point for example. My problem is that the robot doesn't have any distance sensors. What it can do ...
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How to test how much current 9 servos can draw at a time? [closed]

Plus how should I use a multimeter to test it? P. S. Really sorry for a noon question.
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Object Grasping Robot Arm Control [closed]

I have a 2 DOF Robot Arm with a camera attached to it. It takes an Image and there's an object in that image, say a glass. Of course, in order to move the arm to the required position to grasp the ...
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Tackling loops and discontinuations in PID line follower

We are making a PID line follower using arduino for a competition. According to the rules of the competition they will have loops and discontinuations in their track. Can anyone give some idea how we ...
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Indoor GPS 3D for navigation

I'm looking Indoor GPS system for agriculture tasks in a greenhouse. I want to make an autonomous robot who can navigate by "GPS", I want the system to be 3D (x,y,z) and allowing the I can use robotic ...
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How do I control the robotic arm motion? [closed]

I have a Robotic arm mounted on a car. There's a camera attached to it. Suppose the camera takes the image of a room, and finds that there's something, say an object, that has to be picked up. Say it'...
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Where I can learn algorithms or and find examples of code for controlling a rover? [closed]

I am a programmer by profession and new to Robotics. I have studied ECE, so know electronics, but not very familiar with mechanical aspects of robotics. I am working on a learning project with Dagu ...
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rtk-gps faster (60Hz) and cheaper?

The below rtk-gps measures position to about 1.5inches for $1500 and an update rate of 5Hz on gps, and it measures 12.6mm x 4.6mm so that it would easily fit inside of a 20mm-diameter tube-shaped ...
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What erector sets will function with normal servo motors?

I need a basic erector set that the parts will fit with servo motors and dc motors. Preferably below $100. I've looked at Minds-i basic set and it looks good except I don't know if it will function ...
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Why there is so much research going on in humanoid robots? [closed]

It seems like humanoid robots is the hottest field of research in robotics. Government agencies are giving huge sums of money to private firms and labs to develop them (For example, Boston Dynamics ...
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When was the first time a robot killed a human? [closed]

Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, recently shared an article about a robot the police used to kill a suspect by detonating a bomb in close range. This made me wonder -- when was the first time a robot ...
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Book on mechanisms [closed]

I wanted to know if there is any sort of archive of mechanisms that contains a brief description of mechanisms like there type of motion and forces involved. Not lengthy derivations and other stuff.
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Is GMIS really a breakthrough? [closed]

The GMIS (General Machine Intelligence System) from a new article posted at codeproject.com looks interesting. Do you think that it could be a breakthrough in the field of robotics
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Paper work before I do make my own Line follower Robot [closed]

I am a graduate student trying to make my own Line follower Robot for my minor assessment, I've all hardware parts and all data-sheets with me, I've attended a workshops of Robotics and studied a lot ...
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Mobile robot localization in a known map [closed]

I want to localize a mobile robot equipped with a 2D laser scanner in a known indoor environment. The map is a 2D occupancy grid, but is not perfect. What algorithms are appropriate for mobile robot ...
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what books do you suggest for a beginner like me ? [closed]

i am studying bacholar of dental surgery but have intrest in learning this subjet so tell me about a good book to read.
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Lightweight, commercially available robotic arms [closed]

I was wondering what options are there in terms of lightweight (< 5 lbs) robotic arms. I see Robai Cyton Gamma 300, and CrustCrawler AX18 look like interesting options. What lightweight arms do ...

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