About the authors: This post was written by Dan Rose and Nick Fragale from Rover Robotics (a robotics OEM) with help from Open Robotics, the AWS RoboMaker team, ADLINK Technology, and Intel. Our goal is to progress and proliferate ROS 2 and we would like to share our experience and try to advise people on […]
Over the past few months we’ve had a lot of interest in companies that want to build a transportation solution on the Rover platform. Some of our current customers are using Rovers to move heavy items around warehouses and apartment buildings. Based on what we’ve learned, we have put together a new payload that features […]
These Rovers were a custom build developed to autonomously scan tunnels. It includes a Nvidia TX2, multiple cameras and Velodyne Puck Lite LIDAR. It’s fully environmentally sealed and has a scissor lift that will raise the Velodyne up 40 inches off the ground. Each robot is equipped with a Velodyne VPL-16 Lidar which is powered […]
We have an exciting update here about our friends at Reebotic. The team there is using the 4WD Open Rover platform to perform a multitude of tasks such as carrying boxes, security patrolling, and environmental monitoring. There payload uses a ZED stereo camera, a Hokuyo Lidar, several ultrasonic sensors, and an Nvidia TX2.
We’re happy to support our local researchers at University of Minnesota’s Robotic Sensor Networks Lab by providing the Open Rover as a tool for data collection. The Rover works well for this application because it can navigate the narrowest of crop rows (in this case corn) while dealing with obstacles such as dirt clods, weeds, […]
Digi Labs in Wayzata, Minnesota has an ambitious plan to build a fleet of autonomous robots that solve the growing problem with Canadian Geese. Namely, they are everywhere and increasing in numbers exponentially. Across North America these geese are responsible for millions of dollars in damage. If you have a waterfront residential property, or a […]