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Heterogeneous Robot Communication Over ROS Framework

asked 2012-10-12 23:37:23 -0500

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We need to have communication between two different robots using ros framework I have read the turtlesim tutorials but dont now what to do next.

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Ben_S gravatar image Ben_S  ( 2013-04-03 02:26:29 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-11-29 08:39:17 -0500

Bill Smart gravatar image

updated 2012-11-29 19:37:35 -0500

Since this is a very generic question, the answer has to be very generic, too. You should work your way through the other tutorials at They describe the mechanisms of ROS in detail. One of the examples is very close to the use case you gave in a comment to your question.

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answered 2012-11-24 14:26:13 -0500

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This is a very open ended question which can't be easily answered. In general you need to identify what data you want to communicate. Pick existing messages or make new messages to convey that data. And then pick topics to send the data over the ROS communication protocols.

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