Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming
The area of robotics is gaining huge momentum among corporate people, researchers, hobbyists, and students. The major challenge in robotics is its controlling software. The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a modular software platform to develop generic robotic applications.
This book discusses the advanced concepts in robotics and how to program using ROS. It starts with deep overview of the ROS framework, which will give you a clear idea of how ROS really works. During the course of the book, you will learn how to build models of complex robots, and simulate and interface the robot using the ROS MoveIt motion planning library and ROS navigation stacks.
After discussing robot manipulation and navigation in robots, you will get to grips with the interfacing I/O boards, sensors, and actuators of ROS. One of the essential ingredients of robots are vision sensors, and an entire chapter is dedicated to the vision sensor, its interfacing in ROS, and its programming.
You will discuss the hardware interfacing and simulation of complex robot to ROS and ROS Industrial (Package used for interfacing industrial robots).
Finally, you will get to know the best practices to follow when programming using ROS.
|Course Length||14 hours 24 minutes|
|Date Of Publication||21 Dec 2015|
|Understanding ROS – OpenCV interfacing packages|
|Understanding ROS – PCL interfacing packages|
|Interfacing USB webcams in ROS|
|Working with ROS camera calibration|
|Interfacing Kinect and Asus Xtion Pro in ROS|
|Interfacing Intel Real Sense camera with ROS|
|Interfacing Hokuyo Laser in ROS|
|Interfacing Velodyne LIDAR in ROS|
|Working with point cloud data|
|Streaming webcam from Odroid using ROS|