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INTEL NUC with turtlebot?

asked 2015-10-09 06:15:09 -0600

Asim Arif gravatar image

hi im very new to linux and ROS

my fyp is to implement 3D Slam on mobile robot and im going to use RTAB-map for slam now can we use kuboki base from turtlebot and instead of their netbook , use intel nuc ? and our own kinect?(i have kinect at home) and an external laptop for networking purposes. what challenged i might face? i want to use everything as if im using complete turtlebot kit. any help would be appreciated and pardon me im naive :)

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answered 2015-10-09 14:02:38 -0600

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I don't think there is a problem to use your own pc (as long as you can install Ubuntu+ROS on it) or your own Kinect. Since you are using a setup very similar to Turtlebot, I would refer you to the official Turtlebot tutorials:

When you are able to teleop the robot, you can look the navigation tutorials:

If you are able to do the navigation tutorials of Turtlebot, you will then be able to try this RTAB-Map's tutorial:


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thanks matlabbe ... I'm a huge fan of rtabmap . its nice to see your answer ill definitely get back to you after ive done so much :)

Asim Arif gravatar image Asim Arif  ( 2015-10-09 14:23:34 -0600 )edit

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