Monthly Archives: March 2012
Last Saturday we had Computer Club India March Hackathon where Anil showed us his JTAG project. Anil Used his Linux Device Driver Kit (LDDK) to demo JTAG and explained how it works. Sudar showed his solar charger shield for Arduino. … Continue reading
Started exploring ROS tutorial Navigating the ROS Filesystem which introduces ROS filesystem concepts, and covers using the roscd, rosls, and rospack commandline tools. Tutorial gives Quick Overview of Filesystem Concepts Packages: Packages are the lowest level of ROS software organization. … Continue reading
In December 2011 I won a BeagleBone at Texas Instruments Technology Day. Since then I was waiting for the BeagleBone. Finally I received the BeagleBone from Texas Instruments yesterday. The BeagleBone is the low-cost, high-expansion hardware-hacker focused BeagleBoard. It is … Continue reading
In my previous post I mentioned about The Snatcher. I started building The Snatcher, the autonomous robotic arm from the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Discovery Book.
I built the rover for HashBot with the materials I already had. A hobby mechanics kit, two DC motors and a ball caster. Rover structure is ready, and I hope it is strong enough to take the load.
In my earlier post on HashBot I mentioned that, My Samsung NC110 netbook with Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) and ROS Electric installed will act as HashBot brain. I had already installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) in my Samsung NC110 netbook. So I … Continue reading
To Build HashBot, something like TurtleBot, which will use ROS(Robot Operating System), I started looking for resources I allready had. TurtleBot uses iRobot Create. I will be making one rover with mechanical hobby kit, DC motors and an Arduino. My … Continue reading
For a long time I didn’t built any robot using my LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0. So I decided to build The Snatcher, the autonomous robotic arm from the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Discovery Book.
While exploring willowgarage website I came across TurtleBot. http://turtlebot.com http://www.willowgarage.com/turtlebot I will be building something like TurtleBot which will use ROS(Robot Operating System). A HashBot!