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Beam+ Telepresence Robot and ROS

asked 2016-05-26 00:01:57 -0500

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updated 2016-05-26 20:39:22 -0500


I was wondering if anyone has used Beam+ telepresence robot ( ) as a research platform? As far as I know the robot is ROS based, so would it be possible to add more functionality (e.g autonomous navigation) to the robot?


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answered 2016-05-26 22:46:25 -0500

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Beam+ is not based on ROS and to the best of my knowledge is not an open platform. I don't think it's suitable for research.

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Thanks @ahendrix. Please check this out:

ROSCMBOT gravatar image ROSCMBOT  ( 2016-05-26 23:10:15 -0500 )edit

Intriguing; I was not aware that there was a ROS bridge for the Beam+. That looks like it might be suitable for some research projects.

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2016-05-26 23:19:15 -0500 )edit

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