I have been working on getting MORSE
to a point that I can use it to develop some simple obstacle detection and avoidance algorithms. The vehicle I am trying to emulate is a Polaris EV with an automation package on it from Kairos Autonomi
. The vehicle pulls a fiberglass trailer with Electromagnetic sensors on it which are used to find and discriminate UXO (unexploded ordinance) for the US ARMY Corp of Engineers. In this video I am using ROS
to issue commands to the simulated vehicle (due to decent ROS support in MORSE atm), but on the real system our team has a monolithic stand-alone app with plans for moving to JAUS
. Here are some screen shots and a short YouTube video
. Here is a video
of the actual vehicle (I'm not in that video).