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TurtleBot

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TurtleBot is a low-cost personal robot designed for hobbyists and researchers. It's open source, runs the ROS operating system, and combines a netbook with a Kinect 3D sensor and a mobile base.

Creator
Willow Garage
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Consumer, Research, Education
Creator
Willow Garage
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Consumer, Research, Education

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of building maps of its environment and navigating autonomously. Open platform with access to raw sensor data.
HEIGHT
40.6 cm | 16 in
LENGTH
33 cm | 13 in
WIDTH
33 cm | 13 in
WEIGHT
6.3 kg | 13.9 lb
SPEED
1.8 km/h | 1.1 mph

SENSORS
Microsoft Kinect, gyro, and iRobot Create built-in cliff and bump sensors.
ACTUATORS
Two motors
POWER
14.4-V nickel-metal hydride battery and laptop internal battery, 2 to 3 hours of operation
COMPUTING
Asus Eee PC 1215N
SOFTWARE
ROS (Robot Operating System)
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
2
MATERIALS
Aluminum and MDF (medium density fiberboard).
COST
$1,500 (fully-assembled unit; non-assembled kit sells for $1,400)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.turtlebot.com