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Convert point cloud data into laserscan in ROS Indigo

asked 2014-07-31 06:53:07 -0500

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updated 2014-07-31 06:53:58 -0500

What the way to convert point cloud data from Kinect sensor into laserscan in ROS Indigo? In Electric i'd made it via pointcloud_to_laserscan from turtlebot-robot stack. Thanks!

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answered 2014-07-31 20:46:22 -0500

updated 2014-07-31 20:46:37 -0500

In ROS Indigo you can find this functionality on the package depthimage_to_laserscan.

Good luck!

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Thank you!

noonv gravatar image noonv  ( 2014-07-31 23:53:57 -0500 )edit

answered 2014-07-31 21:20:52 -0500

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Use the depthimage_to_laserscan package. However, it uses the depth image provided by your sensor (in your case, the Kinect) as opposed to the point cloud (practically the same thing).

I had some trouble with the distortion model from my sensor when I used it. Ensure that your camera_info provides all the parameters that the package requires.

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I see. Thanks!

noonv gravatar image noonv  ( 2014-07-31 23:53:45 -0500 )edit

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