- Ridgeback weights 125 kg and can haul around up to 100 kg on its back. It rides on four independently controlled Swedish wheels. This drive system allows Ridgeback to translate in any direction, as well as rotate in place. It has a top speed of 1.1 m/s, and can run for up to eight hours.
- As far as sensors go, each Ridgeback comes standard with a 10-meter, 270-degree navigation laser mounted in the front, along with the option for one at the back. An integrated computer comes standard, as does out of the box ROS compatibility, just like with pretty much everything Clearpath puts together.
- Ridgeback will run you between US $35,000 and $40,000, depending on how you’d like it configured, and it’ll be on display at Clearpath Robotics’ booth at ICRA 2015 in Seattle.
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