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SICK Outdoor Safety LiDAR

SICK Outdoor Safety LiDAR

Adding a level of safety to outdoor mobile robots With the recent adoption of unmanned vehicles, robots, and other means of automation, collision avoidance has transformed from a predominantly human responsibility to a fully automated function. LiDAR (light detection and...

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Clearpath Releases New ROS Driver for FLIR Vision Cameras

Clearpath Releases New ROS Driver for FLIR Vision Cameras

The original post is available here Clearpath has developed a new ROS driver for FLIR vision cameras. The driver is compatible with both USB3 and GIGE cameras that use the new Spinnaker Software Development Kit, including the Oryx, Blackfly, Chameleon3,...

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Clearpath & Universal Robots Team Up in Partnership

Clearpath & Universal Robots Team Up in Partnership

Clearpath to offer ROS supported variants of the popular collaborative manipulators The original article is located here Kitchener, ON, Canada – Jul. 30, 2018 – Clearpath Robotics, a global provider of mobile robots for research and development, is now a Universal Robots...

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Jackal UGV and NVIDIA:  A Match Made in Heaven

Jackal UGV and NVIDIA: A Match Made in Heaven

The original article is available here Any quick search online for computing platforms for artificial intelligence or machine learning, and especially embedded modules, will lead you directly to the Jetson line from NVIDIA. Described as “AI supercomputers the size of...

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A Guide to Lasers for Robots (Part 2)

A Guide to Lasers for Robots (Part 2)

The original article is located here. As covered in our previous post on lasers there are many different factors that need to be considered when choosing a laser sensor for use in robots. In this post, we will further explore the options...

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