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different between gazebo and rviz

asked 2014-12-24 21:42:49 -0500

forinkzan gravatar image

hello everyone , i am a beginner for ros and i want to simulator a robot with sensor and can send odom msgs ,i already built a simple robot model , using arbotix and rviz and i can teleop it ; to add more , may i learn gazebo? where can i find a good tutorials? and what is gazebo , a visual tools like rviz ? or a simulator tools ? will i use gazebo to simulator and visual in rviz? thx for help~ and merry christmas~

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answered 2014-12-25 03:18:38 -0500

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Gazebo is the actual real world physics simulator that you will set up a world and simulate your robot moving around. Rviz is the visualization software, that will allow you to view that gazebo data (if you are simulating) or real world data (if you are not using gazebo, but a real robot).

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thank you very much

forinkzan gravatar imageforinkzan ( 2014-12-26 02:53:08 -0500 )edit

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