SLAM for the ARC NMS
How to add the EZ-SLAM robot skill
- Load the most recent release of ARC (Get ARC).
- Press the Project tab from the top menu bar in ARC.
- Press Add Robot Skill from the button ribbon bar in ARC.
- Choose the Navigation category tab.
- Press the EZ-SLAM icon to add the robot skill to your project.
Don't have a robot yet?
Follow the Getting Started Guide to build a robot and use the EZ-SLAM robot skill.
How to use the EZ-SLAM robot skillThis skill is for the ARC NMS (Navigation messaging system) to display Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). A LIDAR is recommended to be used in conjunction with this skill to create an accurate SLAM map of the robot's environment. Verify the Lidar you choose can push scan data into the NMS for this to work.
NMS (Navigation Messaging System)
If you're not familiar with the NMS, please read this support document that explains how this robot skill interacts with others: https://synthiam.com/Support/ARC-Overview/robot-navigation-messaging-system
This skill operates at level #1 in the NMS stack. For Level #3 sensor data, it is best used in conjunction with a 360-degree lidar. This skill does require telemetry positioning data from Level #3 Group #2. This skill does not provide navigation ability, which is why we recommended The Navigator for waypoint navigation. View the NMS page for compatible robot skills that provide telemetry/pose data (NMS Level #3 Group #2) and obstacle detection data (NMS Level #3 Group #1).