"It's exciting. Better than Velodyne.
It remains to be seen though what level of access the general public will get. For example, scanning radar is available in cars today and I'm sure costs much less than $1000 per sensor, but to get a device with…"
Hello.I set myself a challenge of hooking up APMRover2 to a car simulated in MORSE and it seems to work so I thought I'd write about it. Might be interesting to someone.MORSE is a robot simulator based on Blender's Game Engine. MORSE is different to…
I think OpenROV (http://openrov.com/) could be one source of inspiration. They've used an ethernet umbilical cord that could be replaced with wifi. Using a small linux computer on the rover means you can benefit from the broad range of usb…"
"I'm interested to know how much the system costs, does anyone know?
There's an interesting paper that lists many indoor position technologies including Abatec here: e-collection.library.ethz.ch/eserv/eth:5659/eth-5659-01.pdf"
Hello, I was interested in trying an automotive radar for collision avoidance on a UGV. Automotive radar should be cheaper than LIDAR due to scale production and no moving parts, and requires less brains than stereo vision. I got a Bosch sensor…
For some ideas, there is an annual robot lawnmower competition for American university students, the reports for last year's entrants are here http://robomow.ion.org/?p=140 some of those robots are very expensive, using laser scanner…"