Jackal is a small, fast, entry-level field robotics research platform. It has an onboard computer, GPS and IMU fully integrated with ROS for out-of-the-box autonomous capability. As with all Clearpath robots, Jackal is plug-and-play compatible with a huge list of robot accessories to quickly expand your research and development.
Jackal’s onboard PC comes fully equipped so you can quickly sync ROS with an RVIZ GUI and Gazebo model. Skip weeks of setup and jump straight into your research with Jackal’s extensive demo code. With wireless connectivity via Bluetooth and wifi, Jackal is ready to go every time you turn it on.
Add sensors, cameras and other accessories to Jackal’s simple mounting platform. Use the 5V, 12V or 24V power options and easily connect cables to the internal onboard PC. Looking to expand? The internal area is available for additional computing power or storage.
Jackal is built from a sturdy aluminium chassis made with a high torque 4×4 drivetrain for rugged all-terrain operation. It has an IP62 weatherproof casing and is rated to operate from -20 Celsius or +45 Celsius. All connections pass through a compressed-foam cable management port for communicating with external payloads without needing a complex seal.
Choose from an extensive list of compatible sensors, cameras and other accessories to integrate via Jackal’s simple mounting interface. Use the 5V, 12V or 24V power options and easily connect to the internal onboard PC. The internal area is available for additional computing power or storage.