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Save PointCloud2 data

asked 2013-11-21 17:47:48 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:18:37 -0500

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I am running Hokuyo UTM-30LX in real time and getting PointCloud2 published. Each time I move the laser, the previous PointCloud data is lost. How can I save parts of pcl assembled scan?

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answered 2013-11-21 19:48:09 -0500

Have a look at the laser assembler package. That one will allow you to create aggregated pointclouds from multiple laser scans and retrieve them via a service. By calling this service from your own node, you could collect pointcloud data over time, save it to .pcd files or do anything else you want.

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Thank you, I am learning about using .pcd files

hali19 gravatar imagehali19 ( 2013-11-21 22:22:41 -0500 )edit

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