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Is there any ROS package for precise docking using LiDAR or RGBD cameras?

I have a car like robot that runs on ROS1 Noetic. It has a four wheel differential drive configuration. My robot has two LiDAR and a depth camera. The path planning and collision avoidance are ...
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Regarding rviz display after converting from sensor_msgs::Range type to sensor_msgs::LaserScan type

ver: lubuntu20.04, ros1-noetic, raspberry Pi 4 I am currently thinking of doing SLAM using a ToF sensor called vl53l1x. The SLAM I plan to use is Hector-SLAM. However, I am confused about converting ...
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Pathfinding with hector_slam

I am currently using hector_slam on my surface vehicle and I need to navigate it through an unknown set of obstacles. I need to implement a dynamic pathfinding algorithm that will take the vehicle ...
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Creating a costmap using hector_slam

I have a map created using hector_slam but I don't know how to publish a 2d costmap to use in my navigation algortihm. I did my research and costmap_2d package seems to be the best option but I don't ...
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Implementing IMU on Hector SLAM

I am working on a project where I need to create a map of buoys on a surface vehicle and return to the starting position after finishing the parkour. The problem is, using Hector SLAM only, both the ...
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TF issues with hector_mapping (reupload)

(I uploaded this a while ago but got no response whatsoever, so I'm uploading it again) I am trying to use hector_mapping so I can get odom data just from my LiDAR to make a map of and navigate around ...
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TF issues with hector_mapping

I am trying to use hector_mapping so I can get odom data just from my LiDAR to make a map of and navigate around my house. However, I'm getting intermittent errors with the base_footprint and ...
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Hector slam mapping

I'm currently converting depth image to laserscan, further i want to do mapping using hector slam . When i try running my code it say. lookupTransform base_link to camera_depth_frame timed out. Could ...
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Transform failed during publishing of map_odom transform

i am trying publish tf and odom. my problem is that i always get this error: ...
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Hector slam configuration issues

I am changing my project from using gmapping to hector slam but in rviz my robot is displaying and moving in a less than stable manner, as shown below. I've run out of ideas on things to try; ...
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Hector Slam Error on Raspberry Pi 4 with ROS Melodic

I'm getting an error when I try to run catkin_make ...
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Problem with generating the map

Hello there, I'm currently working on a three omni-wheel robot. After running hector_slam and navigating my robot slowly with the keyboard through the map I ended up with this. I'm wondering about the ...
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Hector slam incremental mapping

I want to have hector slam loaded with a pre-saved map , but NOT for localization only (so can't go to AMCL) , it is for performing mapping and update the saved map with the new info found in the ...
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HectorSLAM implementation on Melodic

Hi I am semi-new to ROS and am trying to run the tutorial.launch file in hectorSLAM and I’ve hit a roadblock and keep getting an error when I try to run the tutorial.launch. I cloned HectorSLAM for ...
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How to insert tf frames into HectorSLAM tf structure - using data from the Pixhawk 4 mini's IMU

I am using HectorSLAM for a UAV application. I have setup HectorSLAM to work with just the base_link and laser frames as shown below. (Following these instructions: link text) This works for static ...
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How to combine HectorSLAM and RGB-D camera data to achieve 3D mapping?

I represent a team of engineers from Lancaster University. We are attempting to combine 2D LIDAR data (preferably using HectorSLAM) and RGB-D camera data (as done by Technische Universität Darmstadt ...
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hector_slam Install Question

Sorry for asking a simple question but I am new to using ROS and Linux and want to make sure that I install the package correctly to use. I am wanting to install hector_slam to use with a Tim 561 ...
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Catkin_make is unable to find package present in source folder

Hi All, I am trying to work on Hector SLAM as per the instructions at the link. I have ROS Kinetic installed in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I was able to clone the repository using the following code ...
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Hector SLAM map does not update based on robot motion

Hi, I am having trouble with Hector SLAM using a car with LIDAR and no odometry frame. I started with a recorded bag file that has Velodyne LIDAR data and used rosrun pointcloud_to_laserscan ...
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RVIZ is unable to show the map from hector_slam

I do not have any errors. I am able to see the laserscan and it is able to detect and show the movement of the sensor. However, I am unable to see the map. I have put in the respective topics and ...
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Visualization in RVIZ

Good day, I am new to ROS Answer and beginner of ROS. Referred to the title above, this Image A below illustrates the desired goal I would like to achieve. It is done in LabVIEW and right now, I ...
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Reason given for shutdown: [new node registered with same name]

Hello Here is what I'm trying to : I'm using an rplidar, arduino connected to Raspberry with ROS kinetic, to do autonomous mapping and navigation. First, i run the rplidar with ...
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hector_slam how to disable tf?

hi , i'm trying to get odometry from hector_slam bu using hokuyo laser because the odometry that i'm getting from wheel encoder is not so good , so i configured the hector_slam and i'm getting a ...
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Is this tf tree wrong?

This is my tf tree about hector slam on raspberry pi now, There are no errors in terminal. But also there is no map.. I think it could be a communication problem between nodes. My Internet is unstable....
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hector_slam with Sick TIM561

Hi, we are working with a robot in a garage or production hall environment to test some car sensors. For mapping we tried an RPlidar (360°) with hector_mapping which is working very well out of the ...
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Raspberry Pi Catkin make

Hi there! I'm trying to build my workspace with only hector_slam package inside in my new raspberry pi 3 with this http://www.german-robot.com/2016/05/26/raspberry-pi-sd-card-image/ OS (suggested by ...
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hector map static map

Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and to ROS. I'm trying to use hector_slam without it updating the map. The reason is I have loaded a static map via map_server, the map loads correctly but only ...
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How to add odometry into hector slam?

Hi, we are using hector slam for builiding 2D map with rpliar laser. To solve the problem that false mapping in environmets similiar to long corridor, we want to add odometry into hector slam. We read ...
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The new path planner(ftc_local_planner) can't work with hector_mapping together

Hi, all, this question is similiar to the question we have asked here. But we found new situations, so we change the subject and ask a new question here. We are using hector mapping and move_base to ...
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SLAM with inclined LIDAR & IMU for navigation and terrain mapping

Hy there, I never worked with SLAM and was wondering if i can use it for my application: I am moving with a remote controlled vehicle over uneven terrain and want to control the height of a LIDAR ...
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Understanding AMCL, gmapping and hector_slam codebase and algorithms

I have been able to successfully make fully autonomous AMCL based Robot and now want to explore in details the working of these nodes. My questions are: Are there any advanced tutorials available to ...
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Hector Localization and Hector Mapping issue! Any

Hello! I have been trying to integrate pose estimate of robot obtained from apm flight controller using hector_pose_estimation with hector mapping. Whenever I run hector_slam launch file I get the ...
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hector slam launch with odom and hokuyo

Hi, I'm trying to use hector mapping on my custom robot to produce a map, this works fine without any odometry information from my odom node. here's the launch file (i didn't write it, but it works ...
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Using Hector Slam, do you need odom?

So I am trying to improve my robot, currently its very simple and has a Lidar (Neato) that works out where it is. No odom from the motors is published Would publishing odom the motors improve my ...
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How do you know what packages/ nodes to be installed if you download from source

This is a general question about what steps to take in order to compile code from source. So I have currently installed hector slam from https://github.com/tu-darmstadt-ros-pkg/hector_slam and I am ...
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Laser Filter and Hector Mapping Issue

Hi all, I recently implemented the angular_bounds_filter from the laser_filters package to hector SLAM for map building. I ...
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nav2d Exploration failed with hectormapping

Hello,everyone In the tutorial3.launch, I remove the mapper node and use hectormapping instead. after roslaunch tutorial3.launch, in a new terminal,type "rosservice call /StartMapping 3" and ...
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Rviz in a Virtual machine VM process died - initially using hector_slam kinetic Ubuntu 16.04 virtual box 5

Hi, I'm having trouble with the Hector_slam tutorials, i'm running ROS Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04. When i try and run the launch file i get the following: ...
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hector slam (Neato XV-11) map jumping

I use hector SLAM and Neato xv-11 LIDAR. There is problem that the map will jump when the location jumps even the robot doesn't move. (I have a picture of this but has not enough points to attach). I ...
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Hector Exploration Slow?

Hello, I'm experimenting with the Hector Navigation Stack and I'm quite happy with the results I'm getting. However, right now I find that Hector Exploration is too slow for my application, in the ...
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How accurate is robot reaching goal?

We have a very simple robot with differential steering and Hokuyo Laser range scanner. Our HectorSLAM have only the laser data for the navigation. Our question is, from your experiences, how ...
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Model in gazebo goes forward crashing into the wall while model display in rviz goes backwards - Hector autonomous nav

Hello, I am new to navigation and ROS generally and I am trying to use hector_slam and hector_navigation metapackages to implement autonomous navigation to my 3 wheel robot with a lidar on it. I did ...
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Hector_Slam (Autonomous Navigation)

Hello, I am new to navigation and generally in ros and I am trying to use hector_slam metapackage for autonomous navigation. I am using ROS Kinetic. I have a 3 wheel robot with a lidar on which I have ...
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How to Publish Odometry to use with Hector SLAM

I want to add odometry to Hector SLAM. I have arduino and pololu shield motor with 2 gear motors with encoders. I found ros_arduino_bridge package which contain my shield motos but i don't know how to ...
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SLAM without odometry, hector_slam + sicktoolbox

Hi. I've been working on SLAM without odometry in ROS hydro. I'm currently using a SICK Lidar LMS200 which I could succesfully connect to serial and I get communication and data in RVIZ. I git cloned ...
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Hector_slam transform issues

Hello Everybody, I have been working at this for sometime now and i have run out of ideas. I don't know if maybe I'm just not understanding something correctly or what. Here is what I am trying to ...
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can i detect obstacles with hector_costmap with only laser scanner?

Hi! I (only) have laser scanner LMS100 and i can create maps from hector_slam without odometry data...but i need to see obstacles / objects in the map. So i think i should use a costmap like ...
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hector slam configuration

Hi, i have kinect 1, i conver it to laser_scan and all is ok. i want to make hector SLAM, i install it with: ...
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Build map with hector_slam and SICK laser

Hi to all, I'm trying to build a map in RVIZ by using hector_slam and my SICK laser, but I'm having lots of problems. What I would like to do is to move around the laser inside my room and build a map ...
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beginner: creating existing package

Hello, I want to modify hector_slam. So, for a rearrangeable hector_slam I think i should create and build or install hector_slam in catkin_ws right? I looked the tutorials and got confused so much. I ...
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