ROS Robotics Projects, 2nd Edition (Packt)
Friday, 03 January 2020

This book, with the subtitle "Build and control robots powered by the Robot Operating System, machine learning, and virtual reality" covers projects in the latest distribution of the open source robotics framework ROS (Robot Operating System). Authors Ramkumar Gandhinathan and Lentin Joseph introduce the reader to ROS-2 and explain how it differs from ROS-1. The projects described include mobile manipulators, self-driving cars, and industrial robots.



Authors: Ramkumar Gandhinathan and Lentin Joseph
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Date: December 2019
Pages: 456
ISBN: 978-1838649326
Print: 1838649328
Kindle: B07ZRWFPHF
Audience: Users of ROS
Level: Intermediate
Category: Hardware platforms


  • Grasp the basics of ROS and understand ROS applications
  • Uncover how ROS-2 is different from ROS-1
  • Handle complex robot tasks using state machines
  • Communicate with multiple robots and collaborate to build apps with them
  • Explore ROS capabilities with the latest embedded boards such as Tinker Board S and Jetson Nano
  • Discover how machine learning and deep learning techniques are used with ROS
  • Build a self-driving car powered by ROS
  • Teleoperate your robot using Leap Motion and a VR headset

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