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TurtleBot 2: Unboxing and First Demo: Let's see what happens when we take our TurtleBot 2 out of the box and t...

TurtleBot 2: Unboxing and First Demo: Let's see what happens when we take our TurtleBot 2 out of the box and t...

Before we crack into this, let's just go over what we're expecting: Clearpath , a robotics company based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has sent us a pre-assembled and tested TurtleBot 2, so we're not going to have to put anything together. This model is sold by Clearpath for $1,600; other suppliers, including I Heart Engineering and Robotnik , also offer fully-assembled TurtleBots. You can also buy TurtleBot parts and assemble the robot yourself (saving a little bit of money) or acquire your own parts and build a TurtleBot clone from scratch based on the robot's open specs (saving even more money). But part of the appeal of having an existing hardware platform is that you don't have to spend an impractical amount of time and effort getting it to simply function. And getting it up and running faster means getting it to do fun new stuff faster. So our goal here is to be abl...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/diy/turtlebot...

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