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Best way to view RVIZ remotely [closed]

asked 2013-11-26 09:12:44 -0600


I am trying to remotely control a Husky to do SLAM. I want to control the Husky using RVIZ, but am running into a problem with RVIZ lagging. I looked at the networking tutorial on the wiki, set the IP, HOSTNAME, and MASTER_URI, and have an SSH agent set up between the laptops. I can get rviz to open but it lags horribly. I tested the code locally on the husky to ensure that the problem was not on the husky's end, and it ran fine. Is there a better way to run rviz remotely?


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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Icehawk101
close date 2013-11-27 09:50:12

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answered 2013-11-26 22:14:12 -0600

felix k gravatar image

Do you mean RViz as a GUI lags? Then you might need a better graphics card. If the data shown lags, you need a better wifi or choose less/other/compressed topics

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answered 2013-11-27 09:49:50 -0600

New router made it better.

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What router did you end up using? I'm experiencing the same problems. gnome-system-monitor says I'm sending/receiving 1-2MiB/s which is about 1-2MB/s? That seems sufficient but with only my urdf (robot model) topic on rviz, i'm still experience tremendous lag.

pwong gravatar image pwong  ( 2013-11-30 11:24:53 -0600 )edit

linksys ea2700

tonybaltovski gravatar image tonybaltovski  ( 2013-12-01 12:34:59 -0600 )edit

The one balto said. It makes it better, but still lags a bit.

Icehawk101 gravatar image Icehawk101  ( 2013-12-02 04:50:00 -0600 )edit

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