aria-demo(1) demonstration program for the Aria library


aria-demo [-remoteHost|-rh remoteHostNameOrIP ] [-robotPort|-rp robotSerialPort ] ...


This manual page documents briefly the aria-demo program.

aria-demo uses "Modes" defined in ARIA to provide keyboard control of many different robot features. Use this utility to experiment and test the robot's hardware.


aria-demo accepts all command line options recognized by ARIA library. A summary of options is included below.

ArRobotConnector options

-rh, -remoteHost <remoteHostNameOrIP>
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the robot to connect to.
-rp. -robotPort <robotSerialPort>
Specify the serial port on which the robots microcontroller is connected.
-rb, -robotBaud <baud>
Set the baud rate for the serial connection.
-rrtp, -remoteRobotTcpPort <remoteRobotTcpPort>
Set the TCP port of the remote robot.
-ris, -remoteIsSim
Indicate that the remote robot is simulated.
-rins, -remoteIsNotSim
-rlpr, -robotLogPacketsReceived
-rlps, -robotLogPacketsSent
-rlmr, -robotLogMovementReceived
-rlms, -robotLogMovementSent
-rlvr, -robotLogVelocitiesReceived
-rla, -robotLogActions

ArLaserConnector options

The following options work accross different laser sensors that may be installed on the robot. Read the documentation (provided in the libaria-dev-doc package) for details.
-lp, -laserPort <laserPort>
-lpt, -laserPortType <serial|tcp|serial422>
-rltp, -remoteLaserTcpPort <remoteLaserTcpPort>
-lf, -laserFlipped <true|false>
-lmr, -laserMaxRange <maxRange>
-lair, -laserAdditionalIgnoreReadings <readings>


Aria library and this demo program was written by MobileRobots/Adept.

This manual page was written by Srećko Jurić-Kavelj <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).