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Is the current version of Phantom omni device (Geomagic Touch) compatible with ROS?

asked 2016-02-16 10:15:42 -0600

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updated 2016-02-16 12:05:12 -0600

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I am wondering if the current version of the PHANToM Omni device (the Geomagic Touch ) is compatible with ROS or not.

Actually, i am going to buy one of them and i want to be sure that it is compatible with ROS.


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Thank you for your answer!

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answered 2016-02-16 11:20:43 -0600

First of all make sure it is compatible with modern Linux distributions. Even before SensAble was acquired by Geomagic there were a lot of problems with their proprietary drivers. If it is the same hardware and same drivers then there are couple of ROS packages that might work with it.

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