How to register a sensor product in ROS?

asked 2019-12-16 12:14:36 -0600

pmatitude gravatar image

I want to know detailed procedure to register our new sensor product into following list.
http://wiki.ros.org/Sensors Our platform is melodic.

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Can you be a bit more specific what you mean when you say register? That page is on the wiki; if you would like to add an entry it is simply making the edit.

kscottz gravatar imagekscottz ( 2019-12-16 12:36:17 -0600 )edit

Oh, I supposed the list is made by ROS.org(but it's not). I still want to know the detailed procedure until upload sample code of our new depth sensor. We already have sample code in C language.

pmatitude gravatar imagepmatitude ( 2019-12-16 13:52:36 -0600 )edit

I don't think you understand what is going on in that sensor list. There is no "registration." That list is simply a wiki page that people edit.

The steps are:

1) Make an open source ROS package. Document it. Test it. 2) Add it to the sensor list.

kscottz gravatar imagekscottz ( 2019-12-16 14:46:59 -0600 )edit

Thanks again. We're working 1) Make an open source ROS package. Document it. Test it. But we want to know detailed procedure 2) Add it to the sensor list. Is there any format of 2) ?

pmatitude gravatar imagepmatitude ( 2019-12-17 09:49:27 -0600 )edit

It really depends on what sort of sensor, generally the documentation should be federated so the bulk of your documentation is off the read-me of your source repository. What sort of sensor is it? Can you share the source?

kscottz gravatar imagekscottz ( 2019-12-17 13:07:33 -0600 )edit

Thanks your help. our sensor is time of flight. see the link. https://emailactivity1.ecn5.com/engin... This will be categorized as 3D sensor.

pmatitude gravatar imagepmatitude ( 2019-12-17 21:23:07 -0600 )edit