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[DPRG] March meeting tutorial - how to get started with ROS

Subject: [DPRG] March meeting tutorial - how to get started with ROS
From: Rud Merriam rudmerriam at gmail.com
Date: Tue Feb 10 12:09:45 CST 2015

An RPi camera.


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*Rud Merriam K5RUD
* /Mystic Lake Software <http://mysticlakesoftware.com/>
/

On 02/10/2015 07:39 AM, Paradug wrote:
> Rud,
>     Was your friend trying to use a webcam via USB or was he using the 
> Rpi camera module? The camera module via the camera port is much faster.
> Regards,
> Doug P.
> *From:* Rud Merriam <mailto:rudmerriam at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2:38 AM
> *To:* dprglist at dprg.org <mailto:dprglist at dprg.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [DPRG] March meeting tutorial - how to get started with ROS
> The Corobot project is interesting especially since they are using a 
> R-Pi B 2. I would wonder how much vision processing you can accomplish 
> with a Pi, even the B 2. A friend did some work with a Pi B and OpenCV 
> for sample detection. The frame rate was around 2-3 frames per second.
>
>
> - 73 -
> *Rud Merriam K5RUD
> */Mystic Lake Software <http://mysticlakesoftware.com/>
> /
>
> On 02/09/2015 06:43 PM, blackstag wrote:
>> I have used a IFC6410,BBB,UDOO with ros. Though I have not used any 
>> of them with a kinect or xtion. My current plan is to use the neato 
>> lidar instead with those. I plan on trying the new raspberry on this 
>> robot if it makes funding, 
>> https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/designed-for-education-geared-for-makers/x/1661938 
>>
>> If not it will go on one of my other platforms i have laying around.
>> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:13 PM, Paradug <paradug at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:paradug at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     David,
>>           Maybe Paul or Jason will bring Turtlebot to the March meeting.
>>           If you look at DPRG video http://youtu.be/qkshrmF_j_E ,
>>     between 1:29 and 1.50 you can see Jason’s ROS controlled
>>     Turtlebot running the table on a Six Can demo at Roborama2014a.
>>     Sure this demo could be done in other ways (i.e., see our last
>>     competition in December), however this is an example of a ROS
>>     based robot solving the problem. If I remember right, Jason was
>>     using localization and mapping based on a ROS implementation of
>>     SLAM to collect the cans.
>>          I would love to see a Turtlebot or another ROS based robot
>>     in the CanCan Soccer at Roborama2015a. We might have to adjust
>>     the weight limit. I believe Jason’s robot was pretty heavy since
>>     it was carrying a laptop.
>>          Paul, I have a question. Is the new Rpi 2 or the BBB rev B
>>     powerful enough to replace the laptop typically used by ROS?
>>     Regards,
>>     Doug P.
>>     *From:* David Anderson <mailto:davida at smu.edu>
>>     *Sent:* Monday, February 09, 2015 11:26 AM
>>     *To:* dprglist at dprg.org <mailto:dprglist at dprg.org>
>>     *Subject:* Re: [DPRG] March meeting tutorial - how to get started
>>     with ROS
>>     Not to sound overly cynical, but might this talk perhaps include
>>     a demo of an actual robot running ROS?   Maybe doing something
>>     that can't be done with a PIC chip?   Or will this be just
>>     another demo of a couple of laptops streaming data to each other?
>>
>>     Too much to hope for?  Paul, the ball's in your court!
>>
>>     cheers
>>     dpa
>>
>>
>>     On 02/08/2015 03:39 PM, Paradug wrote:
>>>     -All,
>>>         Paul Bouchier has agreed to provide a tutorial on ROS at the
>>>     DPRG March 14th meeting. Here is what I asked him to cover, if
>>>     you want something different speak out.
>>>       “Paul, I think we are looking for a what are the requirements,
>>>     how to install, how to setup, what are the parts of ROS, how to
>>>     use on the most basic level, type of talk. “
>>>     Regards,
>>>     Doug P.
>>>
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