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About hokuyo_node's Transform

asked 2012-09-20 21:47:58 -0500

moyashi gravatar image

I can't find where the frame name is defined.

I launched hokuyo_node and rviz.
Floor Scan(Laser scan) data was visualized when Fixed Frame is set to "/laser".
Where the frame name "/laser" is defined ?
I checked through source codes in hokuyo_node package,
however I couldn't find where it is.

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2012-09-20 23:33:24 -0500

dornhege gravatar image

It is a private parameter named ~frame_id.

http://www.ros.org/wiki/hokuyo_node#Parameters

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answered 2012-09-20 22:56:59 -0500

weiin gravatar image

You will need to broadcast that frame yourself, either in code or using static_transform_publisher or creating a urdf and use robot_state_publisher. See here for some basic tf setup.

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