TurtleBot2

Open-source robot development kit for apps on wheels.

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What is a TurtleBot?

TurtleBot is a low-cost, personal robot kit with open-source software. With TurtleBot, you’ll be able to build a robot that can drive around your house, see in 3D, and have enough horsepower to create exciting applications.

What is a TurtleBot2

The TurtleBot2 is the 2nd generation of the TurtleBot following within the REP 119 specification

Hardware

The main hardware includes:

  • Kobuki Base
  • Asus Xion Pro Live
  • Netbook (ROS Compatible)
  • Kinect Mounting Hardware
  • TurtleBot Structure
  • TurtleBot Module Plate with 1 inch Spacing Hole Pattern

Software

The robotic software development environment includes:

  • An SDK for the TurtleBot
  • A development environment for the desktop
  • Libraries for visualization, planning, and perception, control and error handling.
  • Demo applications

Open Source

TurtleBot is an open source hardware project as described by the Open Source Hardware Statement of Principles and Definition v1.0.

It is released under the FreeBSD Documentation License. See the documentation page to download the designs.


TurtleBot 2e

The TurtleBot 2e is a new revision of the TurtleBot primarily defined by replacing the netbook with a single board computer such as the 96 Boards CE computer, the DB410c.

Documentation of the TurtleBot2e can be found on github at turtlebot/turtlebot2e and you can get it in pdf format here.

Dabit Industries is offering the TurtleBot2e and the TurtleBot2e Accessory Kit.