Multimaster w/ Multicast UDP on ROS1 using ROS2

asked 2018-06-16 04:36:51 -0600

AlexisTM gravatar image

I am working on a multi-robot environment with exclusively ROS1 nodes. I am planning on switching to ROS2 whenever time allows it to benefit from DDS transport layers.

In the meantime, I would like to use the ROS 1 nodes using ROS2 transport layer for the communications between the robots/master.

  • ROS1 nodes running on a master pointing to localhost
  • ros1+bridge that bridges the localhost ROS1 and the networked ROS2 on the other side

Would this setup be viable; Anybody tried it?

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Any results from your setup? I am looking at ros1<-->ros2Bridge<---->ros2Bridge<-->ros1 to setup a multorobot system and use DDS. It seems like you are trying to do the same thing

Shawn Schaerer gravatar imageShawn Schaerer ( 2019-10-24 13:09:49 -0600 )edit

Due to time constraints, I did not continue and used multimaster_fkie.

AlexisTM gravatar imageAlexisTM ( 2019-10-25 00:35:40 -0600 )edit