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Loomo Segway Support?

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HI, Just found you guys, Love it! Any Chance Loomo Segway works with ARC?

Update:
I know I posted the question without good information of what I am attempting. 

My final goal is to use Loomo to tow a UVC Rig that will use UVC lights to disinfect places.
These UVC carts can be push around (manual version),  or towed with Loomo (Autonomous). Loomos will be connected to Exosphere for routes to be completed every night when the places are closed.


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#15   — Edited
I don't know much, but in the end what we need to do is an Android APP that will provide all that Synthiam needs. I think, not sure:)
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#16  
An Android app is out of scope for Synthiam ARC - as we focus on x86. We'll need to dive deeper to understand how we can send movement commands
#18  
Specs

Height x Length x Width 650mm x 310mm length x 570mm width
Weight ~19kg (~42 lbs.)
Max Payload 220 lbs
Machine Parameters
LCD Screen 4.3 inch, 480 * 800 pixels
HD Camera 1080p 30Hz streaming with 104 degrees FOV
3D Camera Intel RealSense ZR300 Camera for depth-sensing & motion tracking
Sensors Available Ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, touch sensors, encoders, IMUs
Processor Intel Atom Z8750, 4 cores 2.56GHz, x86-64
Operating System Customized system based on Android 5.1
Memory 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery
Capacity 329Wh
Motor
Speed Limit 8km/h (4.3mph) in robot mode, 18km/h (11mph) in self-balancing vehicle mode
Typical Range ~35km (22 miles) per charge
Traversable Terrain Paved road and sidewalks, packed dirt, slopes < 15, obstacles < 0.4 inch (1cm), gaps < 1.2 inch (3cm)
Features
Mic Array 5 microphones enabling beamforming, voice localization and voice command recognition
Waterproof IPX4
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#19  
I think what we can do is whip up an Android app that runs on the device and converts it into an EZB - it exposes a TCP connection for ARC to connect to. This is similar to how the Ohmnilab telepresence robot or Raspberry Pi EZB Server works.
#20  
Sound like a Plan, Who can do this?
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Australia
#21  
I noticed that your photo has a platform attached to the loomo. What is it and where did you get it
#22  
It’s a Loomo delivery platform we found on the web, we could not find it to buy so we are actually building it ourselves. Prototype will be ready this week.
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Australia
#24  
I assume that because it is in the front it can move a good load. I tried to attach sometime at the back and it could not carry any load
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Synthiam
#25  
That ros core android thing is a perfect place to start
#26  
kazpet, I believe that pulling alone does not work, he needs to feel weights, to we need to make sure the base feels it or do it by cod, there is a weight sensor.
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Synthiam
#27  
The API will be able to send commands to move - is there a mobile app for it?
#30  
DJ, did you get a chance to look into it?
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Synthiam
#31   — Edited
The ROS style android app is the right way to go - as that's how a few other ARC compatible devices work. By having a remote service that ARC connects with using and extending the EZB protocol. I'd definitely recommend going that direction. However, the next question is to determine creating either a skill that connects to the existing ROS android app using ROS messaging? Or modify the android app to extend the EZB protocol?

I think they're both about the same amount of effort - so maybe I'd recommend start looking through the existing ros android app to document the available data first. That way we'd all know what to expect from it.
#32  
Eh. 
If anyone is still working on getting loomo to work with ARC I'd like to get in on the action.
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#33  
Development halted because people we were working with had returned their loomo. Are you using yours? Have there been any problems with it?
#34  
I've had a few quirks but no show stoppers. I do have a wheel light not working.  I'm in touch with the original US dev/engineers who are all still hacking around on the unit. But are no longer with the company. 

I was looking at the ROS branches on github last night I plan to start with it. As u stated apreviously It seems the most logical way to go

Did you see the Heineken B.O.T. released a few months ago  https://www.heineken.com/us/en/promos/bot

This bot doesnt want to die, and the form factor is perfect for a  interactive robot assistant, that's my goal is to create my own version of a R2 unit that can help around in my  lab and take me for a ride when I need to think;)