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asked 2013-05-29 09:03:25 -0500

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Dear all.

I am just wondering whether it might be possible to use gmapping using laser and kinect/xtion pro based on pointcloud_to_laser.

I appreciate any suggestions,


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answered 2013-05-29 20:26:16 -0500

Like already mentioned you can use gmapping with kinect provided u have odometry reading. If u dont have odometry data u can use hector SLAM as it only requires laser scans..

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well, what I really mean is that I want to use both laser and knect to build a map with gmapping. Is it possible to use both sensors? I have a fake laser from Xtion pro using pointcloud_to_laser and a real laser maps.

acp gravatar image acp  ( 2013-05-29 20:51:55 -0500 )edit can but gmapping doesn't work two laser readings..

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-05-29 22:47:54 -0500 )edit

How to use it with out kinect, currently i have pointcloud data from database how can i use pointcloud_to_laser pacakage ?

bvbdort gravatar image bvbdort  ( 2014-01-27 05:17:27 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-05-29 20:10:18 -0500

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I am trying to use it right now, it should work in close ranges but you need to provide odmetry data from encoders and a IMU

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