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MobileEyes is a graphical application for remotely monitoring and controlling a robot remotely (using wireless networking or other communications link). It uses the ArNetworking protocol (implementation included with ARIA) to connect to a server program on the robot's onboard computer (or communicating with the robot via serial-ethernet bridge, or with MobileSim locally). Several examples of such programs are included with ARNL, SONARNL and MOGS, as well as with the ArNetworking library in ARIA. Depending on what services the server has provided, MobileEyes can display the robot's position in a map, range sensor (sonar, laser) data, various pieces of status information (position values, battery voltage, etc.), camera image, and more. MobileEyes also includes controls for teleoperating the robot, sending it a goal to navigate to (position or from the map), and changing configuration parameters at run time.

Use the Debian package on any Debian, Ubuntu or similar distribution.


Download MobileEyes

Image:Download_icon_bw.png MobileEyes 2.2.4 - Windows (MobileEyes-2.2.4.exe)

  • Run installer program as administrator account to install

Image:Download_icon_bw.png MobileEyes 2.2.4-1 - Debian 3.1 or later, 32-bit architecture (mobileeyes_2.2.4-1_i386.deb)

  • Install with dpkg -i

Image:Download_icon_bw.png MobileEyes 2.2.4 - Other Linux systems (Generic compressed TAR archive) with GCC 3.4 (MobileEyes-2.2.4.tgz)

  • Unpack and follow installation instructions inside


Image:Doc_icon_bw.png README

Image:Doc_icon_bw.png Change History

Previous Versions

Image:Folder_icon_bw.png Archived versions of MobileEyes

Ubuntu/Debian Package Dependencies

MobileEyes depends on various X libraries on Ubuntu and Debian Linux. If installing on 64-bit (amd64) Ubuntu or Debian, use the following command to install additional dependencies:

   sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libice6:i386 libsm6:i386 libx11-6:i36 libstdc++5:i368 libxft2:i386 libuuid1:i386

If installing on 32-bit (i386) Ubuntu or Debian, use the following command to install additional dependencies:

   sudo apt-get install libc6 libice6 libsm6 libx11-6 libstdc++5 libxft2 libuuid1


MobileEyes has been tested on Ubuntu GNU/Linux 12.04, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, Windows 7, and Windows XP SP 2 on 32-bit PC architecture.

Use the "dpkg --info" command to see information including which library packages are needed. Some i386 Debian packages may work on amd64 architecture: click here for more information. Some Debian packages depend on libstdc++5: see this page if your system does not have it.

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