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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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Universal Robots

We can install the Universal Robots packages by using the Debian package manager. Alternatively, we can directly download these packages from the repository, as follows:

$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-universal-robot
$ git clone https://github.com/ros-industrial/universal_robot.git

After compilation or installation, we can launch the simulation in Gazebo for the UR-10 robot by using the following command:

$ roslaunch ur_gazebo ur10.launch

We will see something similar to the following screenshot:

Universal Robot simulation in Gazebo

The Universal Robot packages consist of the following packages:

  • ur_description: This package ...

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