Release - v1.1.0

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We are pleased to announce the release of a new version of the SDK software – v1.1.0! With SDK 1.1, you can now run the Baxter Research Robot using the latest release of ROS – Indigo! This will, of course, require you to upgrade your development workstation to Ubuntu 14.04 to take advantage of the latest ROS version. Also included in this release is a new Kinect camera example program, along with a new joint trajectory action server, that will allow smoother movements for Baxter’s arms.


SDK 1.1.0 Update Instructions

GitHub 1.1.0 Software Update page

Previous Release: Release - v1.0.0

SDK 1.1.0 Release Notes

Major Updates

  • ROS Indigo compatibility
  • Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility
  • 3D depth sensor support through RViz and MoveIt!
  • Motion upgrades to joint trajectory server path splining and movement execution
  • Contributor-submitted head trajectory action server