How to subscribe to image_transport topic in RViz?

asked 2017-06-15 14:47:23 -0600

Is it not possible for RViz to subscribe to compressed image topics? I'm using the raspicam_node to publish a compressed image stream from a camera on a raspberry pi:

I can display in RViz fine if I republish the topic locally on my desktop, but it would be nice to have RViz subscribe directly. Is that possible?

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You may be able to make rviz subscribe to the compressed image by changing the Transport Hint property of the Image View or Camera View.

ahendrix gravatar imageahendrix ( 2017-06-16 00:29:18 -0600 )edit

I also thought that, but the only hint listed is 'raw'; I can't change it to something else.

Jeffrey Kane Johnson gravatar imageJeffrey Kane Johnson ( 2017-06-16 19:28:00 -0600 )edit

Typing compressed in the Transport Hint might work.

ahendrix gravatar imageahendrix ( 2017-06-16 23:59:45 -0600 )edit

Would be nice, but it's only a dropdown box; can't type anything in it.

Jeffrey Kane Johnson gravatar imageJeffrey Kane Johnson ( 2017-06-18 00:59:47 -0600 )edit