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ROS 2 support for Universal Robots

asked 2020-06-13 19:35:19 -0500

ariyan.kabir gravatar image

Is any ros2 package for universal robots under development? Any estimate when they might get released?

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I would suggest you ask this -- at least for the driver -- on the issue tracker of UniversalRobots/Universal_Robots_ROS_Driver.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2020-06-14 05:49:29 -0500 )edit

I recommend you to read the following link (https://github.com/ros-industrial/ur_...) in order to know how the efforts in ur_moder_driver been in the past year and follow to this one, to know the updates in ur_robot_driver (https://github.com/UniversalRobots/Un...)

Solrac3589 gravatar image Solrac3589  ( 2020-06-15 06:25:46 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-09-23 05:26:52 -0500

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I was also looking for an UR ROS2 package, and came across this: https://github.com/kukanani/picky_robot

more info about the project: https://roscon.ros.org/2017/presentat...

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It's nice that it exists, but please note it uses a completely different approach to controlling the robot and has a different level of integration than any of the drivers available for ROS 1.

Adam has also said himself that it was "just a demo" to get things to work for his ROSCon talk.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2020-09-24 02:19:30 -0500 )edit

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