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Python interface for sending and receiving data to/from a UR robot using the Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) interface of the robot

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A C++ interface for controlling and receiving data from a UR robot using the Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) interface of the robot. The interface can also by used with python, through the provided python bindings.

Key Features

  • Fast and lightweight interface for programming UR robots.
  • Uses the Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) of the robot.
  • Available on multiple platforms (Linux, Windows, macOS)
  • Can be used from C++ and Python.
  • Relies only on STL datatypes and can be used with various robot frameworks.
  • Easy to install and setup.

Documentation

Documentation with installation and build instructions, examples and API resides at https://sdurobotics.gitlab.io/ur_rtde/

Quick Install

If you are on Ubuntu, you can install ur_rtde with:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sdurobotics/ur-rtde
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install librtde librtde-dev

If you only want to the use the Python interface, you can install ur_rtde through pip:

pip install --user ur_rtde

Notice! Make sure your pip version >=19.3, otherwise the install might fail.

If you are on Windows you can install ur_rtde from the installer found here:

ur_rtde-install

Dependencies

Compatible Robots

  • All CB-Series from CB3/CB3.1 software 3.3
  • All e-Series

Compatible Operating Systems

Currently tested on:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
  • macOS 10.14 (Mojave)
  • Windows 10 Pro x64

Contact

If you have any questions or suggestions to the interface, feel free to contact Anders Prier Lindvig anpl@mmmi.sdu.dk or create an issue here.

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