Course 1 / Lecture 5:

Install Ozeki Robot Developer

Ozeki Robot Developer is the best robot operating system out there. It can be used to program Lego robots, Arduino driven robots and industrial robots, such as CNC milling machines, laser cutters and industrial robot arms. It is also a great software for building sensor networks and to do home automation. In this lecture you will learn how to setup Ozeki Robot Developer on your Windows 10 PC.

What are the supported platforms?

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Figure 1 - Supported operating systems by Ozeki Robot Developer

The Ozeki Robot Developer Robot operating system can be installed on Windows, Linux, Android, Raspbian and Asus TinkerOS. In terms of Linux, both Intel and Arm based architectures are supported. This means it works will on a desktop PC, on a Raspberry PI board, on an Asus Tinker board and on Android mobile phones.

What is Ozeki?

Ozeki Robot Developer is a Robot operating system. It gives you an easy way to control your devices, and to build robots. It is unique, because it offers a user interface throught a webbrowser, which means your program can run control PC in your robot. You don't need a keyboard, mouse and display attached to the control PC in order to use it. Everything can be done from a webbrowser over the Internet.


Task #1:

Find Ozeki Robot Developer installation file and download it!

First download the product. Ozeki Robot Developer's installer can be easily downloaded from Ozeki's website. Open the website and select the installation file for your OS, although all of our smart courses use Microsoft Windows. Please provide your name and e-mail address and click on 'OK' to download the installation file. You will see how to install Ozeki Robot Developer in this short lecture, which will demonstrate you the Windows installation procedure through simple tasks. Although I am sure you can find the installation guide on our website, even though you are not using Windows.

Figure 2 - Downloading Ozeki Robot Developer's installer

Task #2:

Extract the downloaded file!

In this task, please start the installation on your PC. The Windows PC needs to be connected to the internet, so after the trial you can activate your software license. You also have to open up the firewall to make your Ozeki Robot Developer server available from any remote webbrowser client. When the download finished, you have to extract the compressed file to be able to run the installer of the software. For that, please open the Downloads folder on your computer. Then, as you can see it on Figure 3, right click on the file and select Extract All.... By doing this, you will get the executable installer of Ozeki Robot Developer.

Figure 3 - Read and accept the license agreement

Task #3:

Run the installer!

After you extracted the .zip file, please open the newly created folder, and just like in Figure 4, just click on the executable file to start the installation process.

Figure 4 - Start Ozeki Robot Developer's installer

Task #4:

Install Ozeki Robot Developer!

Step 1: Installer Welcome page

As soon as you clicked on the .exe file, the installer starts with a welcome screen (Figure 5). All you have to do here is to click Next to continue the installation.

Figure 5 - Welcome to Ozeki Robot Developer

Step 2: Accept License Agreement

To install Ozeki Robot Developer on your computer, you must accept the terms of the License Agreement. Please review them then as Figure 6 demonstrates, click 'I Agree' button to continue.

Figure 6 - Accept License Agreement

Step 3: Finish installation

After the installation process is finished the Ozeki Robot Developer service will start automatically in the background. To run Ozeki Robot Developer on your web browser, just check Run Ozeki Robot Developer as you can see it on Figure 7 and click Finish.

Figure 7 - Finishing the installation of your Ozeki Robot Developer server

Task #5:

Ozeki Robot Developer desktop!

The home page of Ozeki Robot Developer is a desktop, where you can find the Robot Developer application's icon as Figure 8 shows it. Click on the Snap icon to open the application.

Figure 8 - Ozeki Robot Developer desktop

Task #6:

Snap application home page!

SNAP is a visual programming language developed at Berkeley University. Ozeki 10 extends SNAP with building blocks for robotics. SNAP was chosen, because it is a great first step to learn the logic of programming. It is very easy to convert the knowledge acquired in SNAP to more advanced programming languages, such as C#.Net. (Figure 9)

Figure 9 - Snap application home page

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