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Arduino with navigation stack

asked 2013-06-20 18:50:17 -0500

Edward Ramsay gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:17:00 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Is it possible to launch the robot_configuration.launch file with arduino for the Navigation Stack usage? If yes, how? Rosserial_arduino?

My arduino is used for all the UAV controls. I am unsure of what to add in the robot_configuration launch file. From my senior's report, they mentioned that there's no odom for UAV but navigation stack requires it for the local_planner. So, I hope to gather some guidance from here as I am quite confused.

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answered 2016-11-13 08:47:53 -0500

Henrique gravatar image

I think you got the spirit. By now the best way to use the navigation stack (which need lot of computacional resources) is by runing it on a computer and just passing command to the robot_base (which is commanded by the arduino).

So you should run rosserial on the arduino and make it subscribe the cmd_vel messages, also if you have wheel encoders or other type of sensor you could plug it on arduino and publish its info to ros.

You should check http://wiki.ros.org/rosserial_arduino... .

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