This Page will be used to catalog the efforts of Kris Krasnosky to understand the operation of the Robotino robotics platform. This tutorial covers the basics of robotino operation.
For a more in depth study of Robotino Navigation please visit Robotic Navigation
Robotino Rectangle Tutorial: create your first real robotino program and learn to compile it
Robotic Navigation Various robotic navigation techniques implemented on the robotino. Click for continued tutorials with the robotino.
11/14/2013: Robotino Potential Field Navigator With Object Pickup created
10/29/2013: Robotino Object Seeking
10/27/2013: Robotino Vision Pickup
10/16/2013: Robotino Arm Control
10/8/2013: Robotino Rectangle Tutorial created
9/29/2013: Robotino Operation page created.
Week 01: Establish web page. Start gathering Robotino hardware and software
Week 02: Write “Hello World” tutorial for operating the Robotino
Week 03: Write tutorial for Robotino to move in a rectangle of X,Y meters · User should specify desired X,Y coordinates. Use Robotino’s wheel encoders for feedback
Week 04: Write tutorial for Robotino’s manipulator to pick up a known object in a known location · Can use open-loop for this.
Week 05: Write tutorial for Robotino’s manipulator to pick up a known object in an unknown location · Will likely need computer vision to servo the arm to the object
Week 06: Write tutorial for Robotino to move towards known object and pick it up (i.e. combines elements of Tutorials Weeks 3, 4, and 5)
Week 07: Implement Potential Field navigation
Week 08: Write tutorial on Robotino navigating through obstacles (in known locations), to pick up object in goal area, and drop in box next to object