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Autonomous robots

The VLP-16 lidar consumes around 8 watts and gives pretty good pointclouds. So I decided to mount it on a small platform which could eventually be used as an autonomous delivery concept.

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I used the standard ROS navigation stack. And I also tried out a completely camera based navigation stack based on end-to-end CNNs.

I continued to experimented with a bunch of different sensor suites and platforms during the entire summer.

I made a variant platform based on the Yujin Kobuki designed to work well indoors. It used the kinect for RGBD data instead of the lidar.

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Up next Biohack CSULA Hackathon www.calstatela.edu/univ/ppa/publicat/students-create-innovative-prototypes-cal-state-la-biohack https://github.com/Shakira4242/BioHacks/ PTHack Designing custom motor controllers I had a great conversation about motor controllers at AllMotion about how they design motor controllers. They use Allegro chips (A3930 and A3931)
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