Machinekit ROS controlling an industrial robot

Machinekit ROS controlling an industrial robot

5 minutes read
In a previous article, I explained how Machinekit and ROS could be combined to build fully autonomous robots. In this article, I focus on my project of retro-fitting an industrial robot arm with Machinekit and using it with ROS. The combination of ROS and Machinekit leverages the low-level real-time motion control capabilities of Machinekit and the high-level robotic tools that ...

Up Squared PREEMPT_RT

Compiling an RT Kernel for the Up Squared

3 minutes read
In this blog post, you will learn how to compile a PREEMPT_RT kernel for the Up Squared (Up2) board. Up Squared The Up2 is an x86 Intel Apollo Lake-based mini-computer. Features such a quad-core CPU, dual Ethernet, a PCI-Express mini port and a Raspberry Pi compatible pin header make this board very attractive for high-end RT-Linux applications. I was looking ...