Installation

Note: Following steps are based on UBUNTU 16.04 with ROS-kinetic

  • This step assumes that your PC has been configured with UBUNTU 14.04 and ROS-INDIGO with all required libraries
  • Following steps need to be done in host PC
  • Creating Work Space:
mkdir –p ~/catkin_ws/src
cd ~/catkin_ws/src
git clone https://github.com/gaitech-robotics/RIA-E100.git
cd ~/catkin_ws && catkin_make

Network Configuration

Configure ROS network keeping RIA-E100 as MASTER Open bashrc in host PC and add these lines at the end In a terminal

$ sudo gedit ~/.bashrc

export ROS_MASTER_URI=http://ROBOT_IP_ADDRESS:11311 export ROS_HOSTNAME=PC_IP_ADDRESS

Note: RIA E100 and host PC should be connected or to be in same network

you can use HDMI cable , mouse and keybord to control the robot.

if you want to connect to the robot from your PC

$ sudo ssh ria@ROBOT_IP_ADDRESS

If prompt for password enter “gaitechedu”