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How I can add laser to my diff drive robot in gazebo?

asked 2016-10-25 04:04:11 -0500

xeeshan gravatar image

Hi everyone

I am beginner in gazebo and ROS. I am trying to implement global path planner to get data from laser. For that purpose I need to know which laser sensor or sonar can help in this task. How I can integrate laser or sonar to my diff drive robot?

Thanks in advance

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answered 2016-10-25 07:29:58 -0500

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This would help you install a laser sensor in your Gazebo model. Gazebo Tutorial: Adding a Laser

This would only let you mount this device. For controlling it, you would need ROS nodes. You can also control it using Gazebo Plugins.

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Thanks for your answer. I will try it

xeeshan gravatar image xeeshan  ( 2016-10-25 08:02:58 -0500 )edit

I have tried it and it's working. Thanks

xeeshan gravatar image xeeshan  ( 2016-10-26 06:09:48 -0500 )edit

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