CAN Device Set up

1. Install necessary packages.

sudo apt-get install cmake gcc g++ libpopt-dev

2. Download, build, and install PCAN-USB driver for Linux: peak-linux-driver. Note: v8.8.0 tested.

tar -xzvf peak-linux-driver-x.x.tar.gz
cd peak-linux-driver-x.x
make NET=NO
sudo make install
sudo modprobe pcan

3. Download, build, and install PCAN-Basic API for Linux: peak-basic-api. Note: v4.2.0 is tested.

tar -xzvf PCAN_Basic_Linux-x.x.x.tar.gz
cd PCAN_Basic_Linux-x.x.x/pcanbasic
sudo make install

4. Download, build, and install Grasping Library for Linux, "libBHand": Grasping_Library_for_Linux

Linux Project

1. Build Allegro Hand Project using cmake "out of source build" style.
Clone or Download linux project linux : linux-project v4

cd allegro_hand_linux
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make install

2. Connect PCAN-USB and Allegro Hand (make sure to power off Allegro Hand)

3. Start the grasping program: "grasp"


4. Power on Allegro Hand.

5. Use keyboard command to move Allegro Hand!!!!

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Wonik Robotics's Allegro Hand is based on licensed technology developed by the Humanoid Robot Hand research group at the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH).

Any references to the BHand Library or the Allegro Hand Motion and/or Grasping Library refer to a library of humanoid robotic hand grasping algorithms and motions developed and published by KITECH researchers.
J.-H. Bae, S.-W. Park, D. Kim, M.-H. Baeg, and S.-R. Oh, "A Grasp Strategy with the Geometric Centroid of a Groped Object Shape Derived from Contact Spots," Proc. of the 2012 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2012), pp. 3798-3804

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