Monthly Archives: December 2011

Loading 3D point clouds (PCD format) in OpenSceneGraph

Hi, for those who may need it, this is a simple C++ class that loads a point cloud file (PCD format of the Point Clouds Library PCL) and creates an OpenSceneGraph geode that you can easily add to your OSG … Continue reading

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Android-controlled head-massaging robot

Just for fun & profit 😉 I  have attached a head-massaging ‘tool’ to a mechanical structure with one servo-controlled joint. The servo is plugged to an arduino board that is integrated in ROS via the rosserial stack. On the other … Continue reading

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Robotic arm control in simulation with Android through rosjava

The following video shows an Android application sending position references to a simulated robotic arm by using rosjava. Rosjava is a java port of ROS (Robot Operating System). It allows to run ROS nodes inside a java application, e.g. typical … Continue reading

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