Hardware Support

TurtleBot Robot Support from Robotics System Toolbox

Drive your TurtleBot and acquire sensor data

Capabilities and Features

Robotics System Toolbox™ Support Package for TurtleBot® Based Robots allows you to interface with one or more TurtleBots from MATLAB®. You can get sensor readings and control the robot’s motion. The same MATLAB code can be used to interface with a physical robot or with a ROS-enabled simulator, such as Gazebo.

About TurtleBot

TurtleBot is a personal robot kit with open-source software. With TurtleBot, you’ll be able to build a robot that can drive around your house, see in 3D, and have enough horsepower to create exciting applications.

Platform and Release Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.

View enhancements and bug fixes in release notes.

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Related Hardware Support Views: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Clearpath Robotics, Control Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Industrial Automation and Machinery, MathWorks Supported, MATLAB Product Family, Open Source Robotics Foundation, Project-Based Learning, Robotics, Robotics System Toolbox, Support Package Installer Enabled

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Before installing the support package, confirm you have the correct setup. View system requirements and installation options.

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Support Package


Support Package Installer installs this support package and all required third-party software. To start the installer, go to the MATLAB toolstrip and click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages. For more information, read the documentation.

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  • Gazebo (for simulation only)

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