PolarSys Rover User Story: Going further - The Mecanum Rover

by Angelika Wittek and Oliver Springauf

The Mecanum Rover is our "homebrew" rover that we built up from scratch. It features mecanum wheels, 4 independent motors, a Raspberry Pi, multiple sensors, Arduino microcontroller(s) and Java-based control software. With the mecanum wheels the rover has great abilities to move in all directions. To find out more, see the video demo and explore our repository.

 

Design
Mecanum Architecture

 

Watch it in action on our youtube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ8ogjJI2dZhg4SzE9XRPkA

Get more information, documentation and code:
https://bitbucket.org/ospringauf/mecanumrover/overview

Or read the slides we presented at the Munich Democamp:
https://bitbucket.org/ospringauf/mecanumrover/downloads/