Arduino is an open source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.
ROS can use this type of device with the package
rosserial. Basically, Arduino is connected to the computer using a serial connection and data is transmitted using this port. With
rosserial, you can also use a lot of devices controlled by a serial connection; for example, GPS, servo controllers, and so on.
First, we need to install the package. To do this, we use the following ...