Autonomous robotics reference design with Sitara™ processors and mmWave sensors using ROS TIDEP-01006 (ACTIVE)

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This reference design showcases autonomous robotics with the Processor SDK Linux running on the Sitara AM57x processor, and the mmWave SDK running on the IWR6843 EVM. This design demonstrates the functionality of an embedded robotic system where point-cloud data from the mmWave radar sensing is processed by the Sitara AM57x processor which runs Robot Operating System (ROS) and is the main processor for the overall system control. This design integrates enhanced processor SoCs, sensors, and builds embedded robotic systems upon widely adopted open source software components. It provides a great entry point to evaluate full autonomous robotics with Sitara processing and mmWave sensing, and enables rapid development of robotics applications by leveraging TI’s hardware and software components.

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  • This referece design demonstrates Robot Operating System (ROS) running on the AM572x
  • Seamless integration of the mmWave sensor with the AM57x and communicating using ROS
  • Obstacle sense and avoid capability using the mmWave sensor for incident management

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TMDSEVM572X :
AM572x Evaluation Module

$599.00(USD)


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IWR6843ISK :
IWR6843 intelligent mmWave sensor standard antenna plug-in module

$125.00(USD)


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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
AM5728  Sitara Processor: Dual Arm Cortex-A15 & Dual DSP, Multimedia  Sitara processors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
IWR1443  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz mmWave sensor integrating MCU and hardware accelerator  mmWave sensors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
IWR6843  Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz intelligent mmWave sensor integrating processing capability  mmWave sensors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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User guides (3)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 3932 28 Jan 2019
PDF 4512 27 Nov 2018
PDF 5570 03 Apr 2018
Design files (8)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
ZIP 38124 23 Oct 2018
ZIP 13029 11 Oct 2017
ZIP 2803 11 Oct 2017
ZIP 3449 11 Oct 2017
ZIP 30879 11 Oct 2017
ZIP 2065 11 Oct 2017
ZIP 1647 10 Mar 2017
ZIP 23527 10 Mar 2017
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Software (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
Processor SDK for AM57x Sitara Processors - Linux, TI-RTOS and Android Support  PROCESSOR-SDK-AM57X  Software Development Kits (SDK) 
mmWave software development kit (SDK)  MMWAVE-SDK  Software Development Kits (SDK) 


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