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Erle-Rover

Erle-Rover

ROS Software Maintainer: Erle Robotics

Overview

Erle-Rover is a Linux-based Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) that uses the Robot Operating System (ROS) and the APM:Rover APM:Rover autopilot.

Erle-Rover is powered by Erle-brain Linux autopilot which includes ROS and communicates with the flight software using the mavros ROS package.

Installation

ROS Indigo comes preinstalled in the Erle-Brain 2, the flight computer contained in Erle-Rover.

ROS Packages

Simulation

This section explains how to use ROS/Gazebo simulator to simulate Erle-Rover. The main characteristics of the simulation are:

Erle-Rover-Simulated

Robot Blockly

Robot Blockly is a ROS package that provides web-based visualization and block programming tools for robots and drones. Several blocks have been released in order to use them under Erle-Rover, integrating different functionalities and sensors.

More information, tutorials ... at Erle Robotics Official Documentation

Documentation

Erle-Rover

Erle-Copter

Erle-Brain

Erle-Spider

PXFmini Autopilot shield

Erle Robotics maintains a Documentation that mean to instruct how to use their technology.

A video series about how to code autonomous behaviors for drones with this technology is available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL39WpgKDjDfVfiNVG47DBi93wsh2XHKVO.

Getting Help

Post in our forum at http://forum.erlerobotics.com/.

Purchase

Erle-Rover is available through the Erle Robotics store.


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