Heron

Clearpath heron

Clearpath Heron is an autonomous surface vessel created for research purposes. It can be used to build systems that perform tasks such as port supervision, environment exploration or cooperation with flying and driving robots. Its high load capacity, open architecture and unlimited expansion possibilities make it a perfect platform for a wide range of research works. The manufacturer has adapted this platform to work with ROS and Gazebo, making it easy to simulate, program and control.  

 

 

Parameter 

Value 

Dimensions 

1350 x 980 x 320 mm 

Weight 

28 kg 

Carrying capacity 

10 kg 

Maximum speed 

1.7 m / s 

Draught 

120 mm 

Built-in battery 

Nickel Cadmium, 29 Ah @ 14.4 V, up to 12h of operation 

Basic sensors 

GPS, IMU 

Available ports 

Ethernet, RS232 

Expansion possibilities: 

  • Sensors: LIDAR, sonar 
  • 2D / 3D camera 
  • Software for autonomous operation