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Is there a Matlab toolbox available to use Sick lasers in Windows?

I found one toolbox for Matlab in GNU/Linux. Is there another way to use Sick laser via Matlab in Windows?

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  • $\begingroup$ If all fails, you can write your own using mex mathworks.com/help/matlab/… basically, get the example code from sick, see how they init the device and grab data from it. Write the stuff in mex to output the data in Matlab friendly format $\endgroup$ – bendervader Feb 22 '13 at 18:04
  • $\begingroup$ SICK laser scanners send their data over a pretty simple serial interface. I'm sure you can find the API easily. Then it is just a matter of getting serial data in Matlab, which is a question for a different site. $\endgroup$ – Ben Feb 15 '15 at 1:24
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I have worked with the Sick LIDAR Matlab/C++ Toolbox, its pretty easy to use and does the job very well.

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  • $\begingroup$ it is only for linux,finally i found same tool box ported to windows by one of the faculty.thanks for response. $\endgroup$ – nayab Jun 12 '13 at 9:55
  • $\begingroup$ Your welcome, happy you solved your problem, you seem like you'll be doing some awesome stuff with your SICK :D $\endgroup$ – Shreyas Kapur Jun 12 '13 at 14:12
  • $\begingroup$ from your comment it seems that you got a ported version of the Sick LIDAR Matlab/C++ Toolbox. I tried porting the toolbox myself with no success. Would it be possible to get the Windows Version from you? $\endgroup$ – user10008 Jun 25 '15 at 10:25
  • $\begingroup$ Any chance you could post your own answer with a link to the windows version you found please @bvbdort , thanks. $\endgroup$ – Mark Booth Jun 25 '15 at 14:59
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, it was not online. It was from deportment. $\endgroup$ – nayab Jun 29 '15 at 10:45

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