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Only released in EOL distros:  

biotac_driver: biotac_log_parser | biotac_logger | biotac_sensors | cheetah_lib | rosjson_time

Package Summary

The biotac_sensors package wraps Syntouch's BioTac / Cheetah C libraries for use with ROS. The object of this package is to continuously collect and publish data read from the BioTac sensors through the Cheetah USB/SPI device.

biotac_driver: biotac_log_parser | biotac_logger | biotac_sensors | cheetah_lib | rosjson_time

Package Summary

The biotac_sensors package wraps Syntouch's BioTac / Cheetah C libraries for use with ROS. The object of this package is to continuously collect and publish data read from the BioTac sensors through the Cheetah USB/SPI device.

Installation

Cheetah USB dev rules

In order to be able to read the Biotac data via the Cheetah SPI-USB board you first have to copy the udev rules

1. Download the Cheetah SPI board drivers tp-usb-drivers-v2.10.zip from http://www.totalphase.com/products/cheetah_spi/

2. Unzip the folder

    unzip tp-usb-drivers-v2.10.zip

3. Copy the udev rules

    sudo cp tp-usb-drivers-v2.10/linux/99-totalphase.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/

Please look at the biotac_driver metapackage page for more detailed installation instructions.

Reading the Biotacs in ROS

   roscore
   rosrun biotac_sensors biotac_pub

Please look at the biotac_driver metapackage page for more detailed instructions on how to read data from the Biotac sensors in ROS.


2019-06-22 12:31