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laser scanner suitable for outdoor

asked 2017-05-11 06:33:01 -0500

ghaith gravatar image

updated 2017-05-12 19:18:11 -0500


I want to know where I can find all the laser scanner that is compatible with ROS? and it must be able to use in outdoor, and will not be effected by the sunlight.

edit: plz any one can give me some name at least nothing else , I need to know what is suitable for outdoor and compatible with ROS.

I hope any one can help me with this.

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answered 2017-05-12 22:53:41 -0500

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Hokuyo's UTM30 series is generally quite good outdoors, and they're well supported by the urg_node package. I've had issues with the smaller URG-04LX outdoors.

I'm not as familiar with the SICK lidars, but I've heard they also work well outdoors.

If you want a multiline laser scanner, Velodyne's VLP-16 works well outdoors too, and has reasonable ROS support.

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thanks a lot for the answer and for the helpful information.

ghaith gravatar image ghaith  ( 2017-05-13 04:12:55 -0500 )edit

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