Carmen Toolkit

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CARMEN Robot Navigation Toolkit
Developer(s) Michael Montemerlo, Nicholas Roy, Sebastian Thrun, Dirk Haehnel, Cyrill Stachniss, Jared Glover
Stable release
0.7.4-beta / October 2008; 8 years ago (2008-10)
Written in C
Operating system Linux
Type Robotics suite
License GNU General Public License

CARMEN, the Carnegie Mellon Robot Navigation Toolkit, is an open-source collection of software for mobile robot control. It is designed as a modular software to provide basic navigation functionalities, which include: base and sensor control, logging, obstacle avoidance, localization, path planning, and mapping.

Supported Robots[edit]

  • iRobot ATRV
  • iRobot
  • iRobot B21R
  • ActivMedia Pioneer I
  • ActivMedia Pioneer II
  • Nomadic Technologies Scout
  • Nomadic Technologies XR4000
  • OrcBoard
  • Segway

Supported sensors[edit]

  • SICK LMS laser measurement system
  • SICK PLS proximity laser scanner
  • GPS device using the NMEA protocol: e.g. Garmin, Sirf, ... (most consumer GPS)
  • Sonar (preliminary support)
  • Hokuyo IR support (PB9)

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