New Package: densowave, manipulator I/F for industrial arms

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From Isaac Saito via ros-users@

we're happy to announce densowave, a ROS/MoveIt! interface for

industrial manipulators from Denso Wave Inc.

http://wiki.ros.org/densowave

Key factors:

- Currently works with VS-060, vertical multi-joint robot from Denso Wave.
- ROS communicates using UDP-based standardized protocol (ORiN) to
the embedded controller computer that has been achieving
industry-proven reliability. It also has mechanism to detect faulty
commands. That said as a whole the system maintains the same level of
safeness with their commercial product setting.
- However ROS interface is still experimental and feedback is highly
appreciated. Please try out manipulation in RViz without the real
robot.
- Work done by U-Tokyo. Maintenance by Tokyo Opensource Robotics
Kyokai Association

Lastly, credit goes to Denso Wave who provides the robot's model to
the opensource community.

Kei Okada, Ryohei Ueda

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