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How to control pr2 head in gazebo

asked 2011-05-28 08:43:59 -0600

roboren gravatar image

updated 2011-06-17 12:24:02 -0600

mmwise gravatar image

Hi all,

I'm trying to control pr2's head (i.e., moving up and down, left and right) in simulation, but couldn't get it working. To this effort, I start with playing with controlling right gripper as in the tutorial ( http://www.ros.org/wiki/pr2_simulator... ). However, publishing a command does not seem to work (?!). It did not change anything. Actually I do not know what to expect..

Can anyone give me some directions of controlling pr2's head? Thanks a lot.

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answered 2011-06-17 12:23:43 -0600

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if you want to control the head of the PR2 you should send goals to the pr2_head_action (http://www.ros.org/wiki/pr2_head_action). The pr2_controllers and pr2_common_actions packages many of the basic actions available for controlling the PR2

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answered 2011-06-17 12:27:31 -0600

hsu gravatar image

For moving the gripper, if you're running diamondback and newer, did you follow this link?

For moving the head, check out this tutorial.

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answered 2011-08-15 11:10:17 -0600

vincent gravatar image

this teleop controller provides the functionality to control the head, either using joystick or keyboard pr2_teleop_general

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