Hokuyo UST-10LX
RACECAR/J

RACECAR/J – Hokuyo UST-10LX Configuration

February 21, 2018 kangalow 25

In the first part of our Hokuyo UST-10LX installation article, we made a wiring harness and installed the lidar into RACECAR/J. After connecting the Jetson on the RACECAR to an HDMI monitor, keyboard and mouse we are ready to configure the Hokuyo and test it under ROS. Looky here: Hokuyo Read more …

Hokuyo UST-10LX
RACECAR/J

RACECAR/J – Hokuyo UST-10LX Lidar

February 20, 2018 kangalow 3

Adding a Hokuyo UST-10LX Scanning Range Finder to RACECAR/J is probably the most difficult task in the build to replicate a MIT RACECAR. With a little patience, it’s not too difficult. Looky here: Background One popular approach to vehicle autonomy is to add lidar and use the output to map Read more …

Skydio R1 Jetson Module
Information

Skydio R1 – Jetson TX1 Based Self-Flying Camera

February 14, 2018 kangalow 0

So you’ve been working on your Jetson TX1 project for a while, and need a little inspiration. It turns out that there’s a group of people at Skydio that put together a very impressive product around the Jetson TX1. Here’s a very nice and informative preview video of the Skydio Read more …

RACECAR/J Software Install
RACECAR/J

RACECAR/J Software Install

February 5, 2018 kangalow 65

In the previous article in our RACECAR/J Build Series, we finished the initial assembly of the base robot. Now it is time for the Software Install. FOCBOX replaced by VESC6 Plus Important Note: Currently the RACECAR/J Kits are shipping with the VESC 6 Plus. There are two installation scripts in Read more …