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<span style="font-size:130%;">'''Welcome - Time to get started with the [http://rethinkrobotics.com/baxter-research-robot/ Baxter Research Robot!]'''</span>
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Follow these steps to unpack your Baxter Research Robot, set up your Development Workstation, install all required software, and execute a sample program on the robot.
 
  
1. Setup Development Workstation 
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To learn more about the Baxter Research Robot platform, please check out the [[Baxter_Overview | Baxter Overview Page]].
* [[Development Workstation Setup Instructions|Setting up your development workstation]]
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* [[Setting up github]]
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* [[Installing the Research SDK]] 
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2. Setup Baxter
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* [[Baxter Research Robot Hardware Installation Guide|Installing the Baxter Research Robot and its accessories]]
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3. Connect to your Baxter
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* [[Connecting and Testing the Development Workstation]] 
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[[Running Example Research SDK Programs]]<br />
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== What's Next? ==
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Running some of the [[Example Programs|Examples]] is a great place to start seeing what Baxter Research Robot can do.
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This wiki is the main source of documentation for researchers working with the Baxter Research Robot. It contains all of the necessary resources to become familiar with Baxter's hardware, software and support.  It also provides a space for our ever-growing Baxter Research Community to share their research and results in our[[Community | Community]] section.
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If you are interested in understanding more about using Baxter and its components, check out the [[User Guides]].
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= Learning =
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This is just the tip of the iceberg. Please visit our [[Learning | Learning page]], the location for everything from learning about the SDK Tools and Interface, to more on how Baxter works.
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Latest revision as of 19:38, 18 November 2014

Welcome - Time to get started with the Baxter Research Robot!


To learn more about the Baxter Research Robot platform, please check out the Baxter Overview Page.


This wiki is the main source of documentation for researchers working with the Baxter Research Robot. It contains all of the necessary resources to become familiar with Baxter's hardware, software and support. It also provides a space for our ever-growing Baxter Research Community to share their research and results in our Community section.


Installation

Baxter Setup Workstation Setup Hello Baxter!
Icon Hammer.png Icon Display.png Icon Hello.png
Setup Baxter Robot Setup External Workstation Connect and Run your First Program

Learning

This is just the tip of the iceberg. Please visit our Learning page, the location for everything from learning about the SDK Tools and Interface, to more on how Baxter works.