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Core Functionalities

  • Carmen is a modular robot control software
  • Carmen uses the inter-process communication plattform IPC
  • Process monitoring
  • Robot hardware support for different plattforms (see here)
  • Hardware support for SICK laser range finder and GPS receiver
  • Robot/sensor simulator (in 2d)
  • Path planning module
  • Localization module
  • Scan-matching and mapping module
  • Message logging and playback functionality
  • Centralized parameter server
  • Several useful functions when working/programming with robots
  • Carmen is written in C, but provides Java support
  • Carmen runs under Linux and is available under GPL

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