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using pcl_to_laserscan

asked 2015-01-10 03:16:34 -0600

JacoPisa gravatar image

hi everybody,

i'm trying to use pointcloud_to_laserscan, for trasform the pointcloud that i obtain by the camera of a parrot, using ptam, and converting it for be able to visualize in Rviz. i'd seen that pcl_to_laserscan use a launcher that depend from the node used etc... but i cannot find a decent tutorial for learn how to write this launchfile. do someone had try to do that? or could help me understanding how to write the launchfile??

thank you!

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answered 2015-01-10 10:54:46 -0600

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thank you for your answer, but a tutorial is possible to find?? in the link i could see only a launchfile, but cannot understand how learn more on writing launchfiles.

JacoPisa gravatar image JacoPisa  ( 2015-01-12 07:06:01 -0600 )edit

Thank you very much! but now i've another missing point, this openni2.launch, that give me an error if i run the linked launchfile, what is exactly?? i'd downloaded the percetion-pcl package and catkinized it, and it does not contain any openni named file. could you link me wich packages i need for?

JacoPisa gravatar image JacoPisa  ( 2015-01-13 01:40:02 -0600 )edit

openni2.launch is the driver wrapper for kinect/xtion. You don't need it, the launch represents a sample pointcloud source.

paulbovbel gravatar image paulbovbel  ( 2015-01-13 07:20:42 -0600 )edit

Thank you very much!

JacoPisa gravatar image JacoPisa  ( 2015-01-14 06:44:31 -0600 )edit

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