Tag: ROS

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Real-time collision detection for Panda with OpenCL

In this blog post I will present a collision detection algorithm specifically tailored for use with Panda. The algorithm was developed as part of my ongoing PhD thesis and later improved by my student Johannes Schwaiger as part of his bachelor’s thesis. The collision detection algorithm is able to analyze point clouds from depth cameras…
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ROS development with Visual Studio Code

In this post I am going to share my workflow and best practices for using Visual Studio Code as a development environment for ROS.

MoveIt! – Constraint-aware planning

In this post we are going to utilize MoveIt! in order to navigate Panda in a cluttered environment in the Gazebo simulation.

Integrating FRANKA EMIKA Panda robot into Gazebo

In this post I will outline a step-by-step procedure to simulate the Panda robot in Gazebo and connect it to MoveIt! for motion planning.