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Odometry service or topic ?

asked 2016-06-03 01:14:46 -0600

goupil35000 gravatar image


I can get odometry using service or a topic. How can I choose between the 2 possibilities ?


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answered 2016-06-03 02:07:14 -0600

F.Brosseau gravatar image

I think that you should use topics for that.

It depends on how often you receive data.

Services are useful when you want to do a specific action sometimes.

Topics are used when you often received data (data from sensors, command control to drive your robot, odometry, ...)

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