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    Hands on the Arduino Yún

Hands on the Arduino Yún

The Arduino Yún is a really cool board (checkout Video 1 for an overview). It is a mixture of a plain Arduino board (the Leonardo) and a Linux powered board.

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    Virtual Machine with ROS Hydro Medusa Pre-Installed

Virtual Machine with ROS Hydro Medusa Pre-Installed

It’s now our tradition to issue virtual machines with ROS pre-installed. We have already done it for ROS Fuerte and for ROS Groovy. Today it is ROS Hydro’s turn. We

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    A Robotic Elevator using Lego & Arduino – Part 4

A Robotic Elevator using Lego & Arduino – Part 4

Part 1: Mechanical Design Basics. Part 2: Balancing the Elevator. Part 3: Electronics (optocoupler, H-Bridge, and more). Part 4 (current): Software to control the Arduino. In this last part, we

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Sensor Scanner for Android Devices

  Sensor Scanner for Android Devices

It is no scoop that Smartphones are attractive for robotics. They gather in a small case a display, wireless for

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ROS Naming and Namespaces

  ROS Naming and Namespaces

In this tutorial, we will be talking about ROS namespaces which allow to combine nodes in ways unplanned by developers.

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Ready to Use Virtualized ROS Groovy

  Ready to Use Virtualized ROS Groovy

UPDATE: You might want to use a more recent version of ROS: Hydro Medusa (released on September 2013). See the

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Your First ROS based System

  Your First ROS based System

Many newcomers to ROS don’t know where to start. Indeed, ROS is not an application, but it is rather a

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Smart Robots: Shape Matters

  Smart Robots: Shape Matters

When designing a robot, choosing the right shape can have tremendous impact on the robot controller. This idea has been

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Virtualizing ROS

  Virtualizing ROS

UPDATE: ROS Fuerte was released on April 2012. You might want use a more recent version of ROS: ROS Hydro

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