Tag Archives: ROS

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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Introducing rostweet

Rostweet is a twitter client for ROS. It allows your robots to send tweets to its followers, and to receive tweets from its following contacts. Rostweet can be applied in many different ways, these are some examples: Communicating progress. Robots … Continue reading

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Underwater Visual Servoing simulation with UWSim

This video shows a visual servoing application where an I-AUV has to first align with an object before starting a manipulation action. Green crosses represent the perceived corners of the observed object, whereas red crosses show the desired pose. A … Continue reading

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