Sometimes we need to add new objects to Gazebo to build a dynamic environment, particularly in some manipulation tasks. Suppose we test if the robot can pick up items from the floor. Thus, we may need a program to spawn models in a random position in the environment to verify our manipulation algorithms’ robustness. Like the top picture, a new cylinder is created in TIAGO’s gripper. Then TIAGO can deliver the cylinder to a free container.Continue reading
osrf/rocker is a lovely docker project which make building ROS environment rapidly. It supports Ubuntu 20 and the latest Nvidia driver. ROS GUI applications and tools work properly with hardware acceleration.
However, when I tried to run Gazebo 7 under Ubuntu 20, there is no title bar on the top and I cannot resize this window.Continue reading