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Why can't I have topics published when running vrpn_client_ros node

asked 2020-07-23 10:04:04 -0500

rayane gravatar image

updated 2020-07-23 10:07:43 -0500

When I connect my lap top to the Vicon tracker and run vrpn_client_node usually I have this (image1 bellow) where it is written found new sender and my object name.


But now I don't know what I did, I am no longer having those lines when I run the node (Image2 bellow)


Any suggestion what I might did wrong!! Thanks

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Usually, I face this issue when I'm not on the same network as the mocap system (optitrack in my case) or when the data transmission is disabled on the mocap system.

praskot gravatar image praskot  ( 2020-07-23 16:43:16 -0500 )edit

OK thanks I ll check :)

rayane gravatar image rayane  ( 2020-07-23 17:15:57 -0500 )edit

yeah, they weren't on the same network and I spend the whole afternoon try to find what is the problem thanks for your suggestion

rayane gravatar image rayane  ( 2020-07-24 07:55:00 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-07-24 13:13:06 -0500

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To summarise, even when we see the connection established it doesn't necessarily mean the vrpn system is connected. Usually, we receive some information about the vrpn version on the connected system.

  • Ensure that both systems are on the correct network
  • Vrpn is enabled on the relevant systems
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