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ros_arduino bridge vs ros_serial

asked 2017-03-10 11:13:42 -0500

dinesh gravatar image

updated 2017-03-10 11:19:57 -0500

Which is best for for what? What are the differences between them? Basically what my requirment is that i want to use arduino just as a bridge which connects sensors and motors with the ros node running in the main computer, so that the nodes which requires high processing power can be run on main computer. I am using ros arduino bridge right now. And if i use ros_serial does it communicates with pc faster? For example i may be reading encoder in arduino board and than calculating the encoder position in itself, than publishing it which a node in pc will be subscribing. So which package makes arduino and pc communicate faster?

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answered 2017-03-12 05:17:57 -0500

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ros_serial ist more vertatile then then the bridge, but is uses more code space on thr Arduino, in my optinion the bridge was faster.

but for special needs the ros_serial is the better solution.

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