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Welcome

This is your jumping off point for Stretch tutorials, hardware manuals, and APIs.

We wish you success in your development journey with Stretch. Please contact us at support@hello-robot.com if you don't find what you're looking for.

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--The Hello Robot team

Version

This is version 0.2 of the Stretch User Documentation. It is written with the following system configuration in mind:

Resource Description
Model Stretch RE1 or Stretch RE2
OS Ubuntu 20.04
ROS Noetic and Melodic
Python Python3
Stretch Body '>=0.4

You can access prior documentation suitable for older configurations (eg Ubuntu 18.04, ROS Melodic) here

New to Stretch?

We recommend you follow the Getting to Know Stretch Tutorials.

Please take the time to learn safe and best practices in operating Stretch.

The Stretch RE1 is a potentially dangerous robot. All users must carefully read the Stretch Safety Guide prior to using the robot.

Where to Find Things

All of the documentation is accessible and searchable via the navigation menu on this site. Alternatively, you can view the markdown hosted on at the Hello Robot GitHub portal.

In addition, it is worth spending some time on the following sites:

Resource Description
Stretch Community Repository for community shared code
Stretch Forum Discourse User Forum

License

This documentation is only to be used for an authentic Stretch RE1 or RE2 robot produced and sold by Hello Robot Inc.

All Hello Robot documentation and related materials are released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0) license.


All materials are Copyright 2022 by Hello Robot Inc. Hello Robot and Stretch are registered trademarks. The Stretch RE1 and RE2 robots are covered by U.S. Patent 11,230,000 and other patents pending.