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laser_assembler while moving [closed]

asked 2012-06-27 02:44:57 -0500

ChickenSoup gravatar image

updated 2016-05-17 02:43:24 -0500

Hi all,

This question is to clarify something. According to http://www.ros.org/wiki/laser_assembler the individual scans are projected into a fixed frame right? So, that means we can readily use the assembled cloud in process like octomap even when the robot is moving. I mean we do not need the robot to stop and acquire the cloud.

Is this correct?

Thanks

CS

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answered 2012-06-27 03:27:42 -0500

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Yes, if the fixed_frame stays fixed during movement (something like /map or /odom).

However, you might not get perfectly matching data depending on the accuracy of whoever produces the fixed_frame transformation.

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Thank you! @dornhege

ChickenSoup gravatar image ChickenSoup  ( 2012-06-27 05:38:15 -0500 )edit

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