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Can RVIZ send the camera image (with TF...) as a image topic?

asked 2014-10-31 12:04:41 -0500

NEngelhard gravatar image

updated 2014-10-31 12:05:27 -0500


I'm currently using the RVIZ camera display to visualize tf/Robotmodel/etc in my camera image. I'd like to show this combined view in a GUI. It would be very nice if I could get RVIZ to publish this topic on a normal image topic. Has anyone done this before? I've so far not written my own plugin for RVIZ and hope that there is some easier way.

Cheers, Nikolas

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answered 2014-11-01 05:55:18 -0500

gvdhoorn gravatar image

I don't think RViz can do that (directly).

Another option -- admittedly a bit more involved -- might be to use the visualisation bits of RViz (so not the GUI itself) directly in your GUI. See Librviz Tutorial.

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