Self driving library for python.

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pip install donkeycar==2.5.8


donkeycar: a python self driving library

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Donkeycar is minimalist and modular self driving library for Python. It is developed for hobbyists and students with a focus on allowing fast experimentation and easy community contributions.

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Use Donkey if you want to:

  • Make an RC car drive its self.
  • Compete in self driving races like DIY Robocars
  • Experiment with autopilots, mapping computer vision and neural networks.
  • Log sensor data. (images, user inputs, sensor readings)
  • Drive your car via a web or game controller.
  • Leverage community contributed driving data.
  • Use existing CAD models for design upgrades.

Get driving.

After building a Donkey2 you can turn on your car and go to http://localhost:8887 to drive.

Modify your cars behavior.

The donkey car is controlled by running a sequence of events

#Define a vehicle to take and record pictures 10 times per second.

from donkeycar import Vehicle
from import PiCamera
from import Tub

V = Vehicle()

#add a camera part
cam = PiCamera()
V.add(cam, outputs=['image'], threaded=True)

#add tub part to record images
tub = Tub(path='~/mycar/get_started',
V.add(tub, inputs=['image'])

#start the drive loop at 10 Hz

See home page, docs or join the Slack channel to learn more.