pointcloud to laserscan, not from kinect [closed]

asked 2013-05-06 16:03:25 -0600

philotuxo gravatar image

Hello,

On V-Rep simulator, laser range finder (Hokuyo) passes the data in sensor_msgs/PointCloud2 format. I want to convert this data to sensor_msgs/LaserScan.

I could only find Openni-based "pointcloud_to_laserscan". Is there an easy way to transform generic pointcloud2 to laserscan?

Thank you!

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The one you found might work for you. Have you tried it?

joq gravatar image joq  ( 2013-05-07 09:28:57 -0600 )edit

Not actually, but luckily one of my colleagues encountered the same problem and wrote such a node.

philotuxo gravatar image philotuxo  ( 2013-05-15 12:32:19 -0600 )edit