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Autoware - Localization in the desert

asked 2020-06-03 15:17:16 -0500

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updated 2020-06-03 15:46:42 -0500

What is the best way to improve localization in the desert if LiDAR is unable to do so?

I have Velodyne VLP-16 LiDAR which has a range of 100m (although for matching with ndt map, it does not go beyond 15m for small shrubs). Hence for a location like in Mojave Desert in the link shown below. localization using LiDAR fails.

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.01838...

Environment: Ubuntu 16.04, ROS Kinetic, Autoware 1.12.0

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answered 2020-06-03 19:13:57 -0500

GPS seems to be a good choice, modern multi-band GPS are very good and in the desert, you should have no issues having line of sight with at least 4 satellites. I can't think of a better place to do that!

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