AgBot 2016 Powers $50,000 Grant for Grizzly RUV

Clearpath Robotics, in conjunction with airBridge, is proud to offer a $50,000 grant toward the purchase of the Grizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle for teams in 2016’s agBOT Robotic Seeding Challenge. Participants are challenged to build unmanned robotic equipment to... read more

Robots 101 – Lasers

In this new Robots 101 series, we will be taking a look at how robots work, what makes designing them challenging, and how engineers at Clearpath Robotics tackle these problems. To successfully operate in the real world, robots need to be able to see obstacles around... read more

Clearpath and Christie Make 3D Video Game with Robots

For our recent “hack week,” we teamed up with one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world: Christie, which happens to be a quick 15 minute drive from the Clearpath HQ. What we made was, well, awesome… As seems to be the norm,... read more

MATLAB Robotics System Toolbox and ROS

Recently, Mathworks released a new toolbox for Matlab. This is exciting for a number of reasons: it includes everything from data analysis to coordination of multiple robots. In today’s post, we explore using this Robotics System Toolbox to connect to both real... read more

The Journey of Clearpath

With the recent announcement of Clearpath’s Series A Funding, we thought that we’d take a look at Clearpath’s humble beginnings to see just how far our company has grown and what our robots have been up to over the years. Check out our beautifully... read more

ROS 101: Creating your own RQT Dashboard

After working in the terminal, gazebo and RViz, it’s time for a change of pace. For this ROS101 tutorial we’ll be detailing the basics of creating your own rqt dashboard! A dashboard is a single rqt window with one or more plugins displayed in movable,... read more

Kinect V2 Backpack for ROS

Enabling the Kinect V2 for PR2 has been a little tricky. The very high bandwidth of the sensor (almost fully saturating USB 3.0) combined with the high frame-rate of the sensor means that a dedicated computer is usually needed for data processing. Luckily the PR2 team... read more

Indigo is Here for Husky

ROS Indigo for Husky has arrived! Yes you read it correctly – Indigo is ready for our flagship Husky platform, and for those curious, it’s already built into Jackal. Moving forward, all new Huskies purchased from Clearpath will be shipped out with Indigo. In the... read more