Open-source robot development kit for apps on wheels.
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.
The TurtleBot2 is the 2nd generation of the TurtleBot following within the REP 119 specification
The main hardware includes:
The robotic software development environment includes:
TurtleBot is an open source hardware project as described by the Open Source Hardware Statement of Principles and Definition v1.0.
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.
The TurtleBot 2i extends upon previous iterations of the TurtleBot with a modular chassis and for the first time, native support of robotic arms. The TurtleBot 2i offers the Pincher MK3 4 DOF Robotic Arm as a fully supported standard option allowing the robot to interact with small objects in the real world, effectively transforming the TurtleBot into an extremely capable mobile manipulator.
The TurtleBot 2i is available from Trossen Robotics.
The TurtleBot Euclid is a variation on the TurtleBot2 that is focused on making the out of the box experience as easy as possible. It comes preassembled with the Intel Euclid Developmet Kit preinstalled with a web-interface to access the development environment. With a goal of allowing users to get started as quickly as possible.
It’s available for preorder from Clearpath Robotics.