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Getting point cloud from turtlebot?

asked 2016-07-07 19:41:02 -0500

Morefoam gravatar image

Hello, I am using the turtlebot simulator in gazebo and I want to get its pointcloud data and send it in real time to a mapping program (gmapping maybe?). Where can I find the pointcloud data?

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answered 2016-07-07 20:42:33 -0500

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Run a rostopic list and see if you can see /scan topic. If you can, then that's the topic into which pointcloud data is published.

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