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Guidelines for Modeling

To model a robot face for the ros-package robot_face you have to follow this guidelines to get a working model in the application. This guideline will not tell you how to model a complete face, but helps you to get things work.

Required Software

First of all you need Blender and an Ogre3D mesh exporter plugin.

It's true that there exist newer versions of Blender and the meshexporter, but the new meshexporter was not showing good results. Using the old versions is the safest way.


  1. Blender Exporter is installed
  2. Blender 2.49b is running
  3. in your 3D-view: View has to be set to Front


To get a working model in the robot_face application, please follow this guidelines.


Check the following options in the meshexporter GUI:

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