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ROS Robot Simulator

asked 2013-07-22 06:18:56 -0500

robonerd137 gravatar image

Hello, I have XML and CPP files describing a robot I would like to build, but I would like to simulate it before I build it. I need to create an HTML file that will start the simulation of my robot running ROS. I have tried a few simulators, but it doesn't seem like any of the simulators I have tried can do this. Any suggestions? Thanks

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answered 2013-07-22 08:33:03 -0500

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You say you have tried a few simulators, are these the ROS ones and you ahve having trouble with usage, or are you looking for what ROS offers in this domain.

Start by having alook at URDF (ros way of representing robot models). A good starting point is http://www.ros.org/wiki/urdf, them hav ea look at RVIZ http://www.ros.org/wiki/rviz and finally Gazebo (the fully fledged simulator used in ROS). Also used for DRC. Links are http://gazebosim.org/.

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