Posts Tagged “how-to”
MoveIt is a useful tool for robot motion planning, but it often lacks documentation for key functions and features. One particularly opaque function is
compute_cartesian_path, which takes as input waypoints of end effector poses, and outputs a joint trajectory that visits each pose. Although this function is in the tutorials, the tutorials don’t cover the critical role of the
jump_threshold parameter when running the function on a real robot.
Publication venues in robotics often allow supplementary video submissions. There are often strict size limits on video submissions. To meet these limits, it’s often necessary to compress the video.(read more)
There are several ways to install NVIDIA drivers. This method using a runfile is the one that works most reliably for me.(read more)
Following up from my previous post on installing the Azure Kinect SDK on Ubuntu 16.04, this post provides instructions for setting up ROS drivers for the Azure Kinect. These instructions apply for ROS kinetic and Ubuntu 16.04.(read more)