UserPreferences

SwarthmoreRobotDetails


Using the Pioneer Robot at Swarthmore

  1. To connect to the Pioneer robot, you will first need to login into the private network (where USERNAME is replace with your userid):

  2. Be sure the Pioneer robot and its computer are turned on (there are two switches). When the robot is ready, it will beep loudly. Then from saffron login to the robot itself:

  3. Place the robot out in an open area before you begin.

  4. Once you're logged on to the robot, test that you can connect to it by starting up pyrobot and doing the following:

  5. To test your own program, from the terminal window that is connected to the robot, copy your program using:

  6. Then execute pyrobot and redo the steps above, but this time when choosing a brain, press the "Home" button and then select the appropriate filename.

  7. When you are done, from the Robot menu select Unload robot and then exit from pyrobot.

Up: Using the Pioneer Robot

Using the AIBO Robots at Swarthmore

  1. To connect to the AIBO robots, you will first need to login into the private network (where USERNAME is replaced by your userid):

  2. From saffron, execute pyrobot and do the following:

  3. Testing the AIBO camera:

  4. Testing AIBO movement:

  5. When you are done, from the Robot menu select Unload robot and then exit from pyrobot.

Up: Using the Sony AIBO Robot

Using the Khepera Robots at Swarthmore

  1. To use the Khepera without a camera, log into tarragon. To use the Khepera with a camera, log into wasabi.

  2. Then startup pyrobot and do the following:

  3. When you are done, from the Robot menu select Unload robot and then exit from pyrobot.

Up: Using the Khepera Robot