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How does ros create communication between android device and linux pc?

asked 2015-01-22 16:39:23 -0500

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I wanted to know how ros can communicate between an android and pc through an usb device. Looking at the hokuyo code in the android_extras, it implements the USB api, but this USB api is not picking up my linux machine as an usb device. So I wanted to know why the hokuyo code can create an connection between an android device and linux pc only using the usb.

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answered 2015-03-12 15:56:02 -0500

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The Hokuyo being used for that has a USB interface.

If you want to talk from a tablet to a PC with ROS you should use a USB ethernet adapter on the android device.

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