Xtion Pro adapter for Q.bo robot
The programmable Q.bo robot and its Xtion live pro sensor
The Q.bo robot is a ROS-based programmable robotics platform aiming to develop social robotics. It is a basis for artificial intelligence applications.
The Xtion Pro Live sensor is a depth-camera developed by Asus. This type of sensors is very popular in robotics because it provides information about the distance between the robot and its environment that can be used to build maps, extract obstacles, people or an object presented to the robot...
The Xtion Pro Live sensor also gets RBG video stream and audio stream that can be combined to the data of the Q.bo robot's sensors for a more precise tracking.
Description of the Xtion Pro adapter for Q.bo robot
The Xtion pro adapter for Q.bo robot is an additional mechanical piece allowing you to mount a Xtion Pro Live sensor on the head of a Q.bo robot. You will need it (and a Xtion sensor) if you have a version Basic Platform or Lite Evo of the Q.bo robot. The adapter and the sensor are already included in the Pro Evo version.