Texas Robot Preso @ SHDH36


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Texas Robot Preso @ SHDH36

  1. 1. Introducing Texas Alpha<br />From Willow Garage<br />
  2. 2. “Surrogates”, 20XX<br />
  3. 3. Introducing the Texas Robot<br />Fully-functional tele-operated, tele-presence robot surrogate<br />Web-interface<br />Head cam and nav cam<br />Two laser scanners<br />High-fidelity audio and video<br />
  4. 4. What can it do?<br />Lets go to the video…<br />http://sanford.blogspot.com/2009/12/texas-alpha-robot-report-1.html<br />
  5. 5. Why am I here?<br />Willow Garage is a research lab focusing on Open Source Robotics<br />CFP to develop on the PR2 platform<br />Launch of ROS 1.0 in coming in two weeks<br />Texas Alpha robots ready for dev in two weeks<br />
  6. 6. What we are looking to do…<br />Robotic Operating System is python-based<br />Want to develop the future OS for robots?<br />Texas Alpha needs testers and developers<br />Are you an amazing python coder?<br />Love developing and decyphering drivers?<br />Enjoy making the “MFC” for ROS?<br />Want to create a kick-a** wireless solution<br />Speak to me: sanford@willowgarage.com<br />