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Which Barometer hardware does ROS support?

asked 2016-04-07 19:50:54 -0600

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Hi, I am new to ROS, and wanna use ros to build a UAV, I searched the sensors the ros support, but I did not see the barometer list that ros support(driver included). Does anyone have done this before and could give me some advice

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Wu

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Any help is appreciated

wuxiong2 gravatar imagewuxiong2 ( 2016-04-08 00:49:34 -0600 )edit

@wuxiong2: please only post answers to your question if you're actually answering it. Otherwise use comments.

gvdhoorn gravatar imagegvdhoorn ( 2016-04-08 02:43:09 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-04-08 01:45:19 -0600

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If you don't find barometers supported in ROS, you could build the necessary "drivers" yourself if you had time. Assuming you don't have time enough to spend on that, my first thought is to acquire de barometer data in a microprocessor (for example, an arduino) and creating a custom message that, once its fields were filled up, the ROS master could get the information via rosserial_arduino.

http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/Cre...

http://wiki.ros.org/rosserial_arduino

Also, if you don't have any examples of how custom messages work in Arduino and how to set the code, I recently made some questions and answers that will help you:

http://answers.ros.org/question/22951...

http://answers.ros.org/question/22960...

Good luck!

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Thanks, I will try

wuxiong2 gravatar imagewuxiong2 ( 2016-04-08 19:42:28 -0600 )edit

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