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Release hokuyo_node for kinetic on PR2?

Hi, the hokuyon_node page on the ROS wiki says : "Looking for a newer driver? urg_node is fully REP-138 compliant AND compatible with Ethernet/MultiEcho Hokuyos! Hokuyo_node will remain ...
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UTM-30LX not detected on /dev/ttyACM(*) by Ubuntu

I am trying to connect my UTM-30LX to ubuntu 16.04 running ROS kinetic using the urg_node. I have installed URG and I am following this tutorial http://wiki.ros.org/hokuyo_node/Tutorials/...
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How do you add new frames to the tf tree of a Jackal robot?

I have a Jackal robot that is running ubuntu 14.04 with ROS indigo installed. I have attached a Hokuyo UTM 30lx laser to the jackal robot so I am trying to modify the jackal.urdf.xacro file to include ...
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Configuring laser_filters parameters

I want to use the LaserScanRangeFilter plugin of the laser_filters package, but I need to configure its parameters dynamically as I have to send the upper and lower thresholds from a remote device. My ...
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How to know which package is being used when two packages with same name are installed at different location?

Hi, I have installed Hokuyo_node deprecated version from github. I already have Hokuyo_node installed while installing ROS. Now, when I use ...
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How to use an USB-hokuyo-laserscanner in ros-kinetic

How do I use a USB-hokuyo-laserscanner in ros-kinetic? hokuyo_node seems to be working and pretty well documented (since I'm a beginner using ros, that's important for me, too), but it isn't supported ...
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How to install hokuyo_node/urg_node on kinetic?

Hi, I bought a Hokuyo URG-04LX-UG01 lidar today, but I can't use it with ROS kinetic. Untill now hokuyo_node wiki still doesn't have a kinetic release. The newest release is for jade. So I tried to ...
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Supported hardware for Hokuyo_node

Do hokuyo_node supports Hokuyo URG-04LX-UG01 Scanning Laser, Can i use this node as the driver for the laser scanner? Originally posted by Kishore Kumar on ROS Answers with karma: 173 on 2016-03-16 ...
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Hector_slam and robot_localization

Hi, I am trying to fuse my hokuyo urg laser scan with my IMU data and use in hector_slam. Currently hector_slam takes in the hokuyo laser scan data and outputs it to /poseupdate then I combine that ...
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Permanently set permissions for /dev/ttyACM0 port using UDEV

Hi all, I have an Hokuyo URG-04LX laser range finder and I'm using the hokuyo_node to read data from it. In order to use that ROS node, I have to set read-write permissions to the /dev/ttyACM0 port ...
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Unable to run hokuyo_node for Hokuyo URG-04LX

Hi all, I'm working on Surface Reconstruction from point cloud data and since in my lab there's an Hokuyo URG-04LX laser range finder, I would like to use it for building my data set. In order to get ...
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What does "timestamp" of "header" in hokuyo's scan data?

I'm wondering what timestamp in hokuyo's sensor_msgs::LaserScan does mean. Is the time at first scan ray is measured? Or is the time at last scan ray is measured? I know there is calibration function ...
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Setting port for hokuyo laser range scanner

Hello I have written the following launch file: ...
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Problems linking hokuyo_node to hector_slam and showing data on rviz

Sorry but i'm new to ros and i'm having problems linking the data received by hokuyo_node and to hector_mapping. My goal is show the pose of the LIDAR in rviz using the data received by the hokuyo (...
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Using hokuyo node in a remote computer while HectorSlam in master

Good day fellow members, I have the following problem: I'm using two computers, a laptop and a raspberry pi2. Both are running Ubuntu 14.04 and ROS Indigo. My laptop is my master. I make sure to ...
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hokuyo at /dev/ttyACM0 change default settings

Hi everyone, With our robot we are using a single hokuyo laser scanner for obstacle detection. As software we are using ROS-Hydro and the Hokuyo node here. We got everything working, but startup is ...
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Hokuyo laser getID failed. How to fix it?

While running the rosrun hokuyo_node, I get the error getID failed: timeout reached (in hokuyo::laser::laserReadLine) how to fix it. I followed the Hokuyo tutorials. And I have given it permission. ...
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How to install Hokuyo laser driver on Indigo

I can intall the drivers for the Hokuyo laser range finders on ROS Fuerte by $ sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-laser-drivers But how can I install the same drivers ...
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hokuyo UTM-30LX-EW laser scanner: problems to detect

Hi guys I'm having problems to detect hokuyo UTM-30LX-EW Laser Scanner. I followed the guide installation on wikiros and first I installed the hokuyo_node (actually I tried also with other package, ...
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using laser_filters to convert inf readings to max_range + 1 from hokuyo

Hi all, I have a hokuyo laser sensor and I am using hokuyo_node to get the Laser Scan. Then, I am using LaserScanRangeFilter to filter out the readings to get max_range + 1 in cases where the ...
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Hokuyo_node tutorial error

Hi, I followed the exact steps on http://wiki.ros.org/hokuyo_node/Tutorials/UsingTheHokuyoNode Everything showed up as expected until I reached the final step, which is rosrun rviz rviz -d ...
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UTM-30LX strange readings

Hi all, I have recently installed a UTM-30LX hokuyo laser scanner on my pioneer. Everything worked good except that I have noticed something strange with the measurements of the laser while ...
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How can I merge scan topics

Hi all! I am trying to get a map from using 2 hokuyo lidars at the same time(for a 360 degree view). So far i did 2 tries: 1)I used a launch file that uses two hokuyo_node's to publish to the same '...
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hokuyo_node using 2 hokuyos at the same time

I have 2 hokuyo lasers which I want to use for mapping with hector_slam. I want both of them to map simultaneously so I could get a 360' view at once. What would be a good way to do this? Should both ...
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urg_node vs hokuyo_node

I am new to ROS and what I want to do is create maps for my robot with hokuyo lidar range sensors. I installed urg_node and hokuyo_node on my precise Hydro distribution of ROS. I dont understand what ...
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Hector SLAM and Hokuyo

First, I am running Hydro and Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to use Hector_SLAM with a Hokuyo to map a room and am having trouble. I start up the hokuyo_node first, and can view the details in rviz and can ...
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Hokuyo_node for hydro

I'm using ros_hydro and I need to run the hokuyo_node I tried to install the urge_node sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-urg-node And then when i launch ...
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How to Use Laser Data

I want to use laser data in my program(I want C++ code) , I can see ranges data of laser scanner with #rostopic echo /scan/ranges but how can i use it in my codes....
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Error trying to run hokuyo on groovy

I haven't used ROS for about a month to two months, and before this, I've managed to get hokuyo working fine. But just yesterday, I tried to use it again but failed. I run ...
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Hokuyo laser configuration

Hi guys, I am currently using URG-04LX hokuyo laser and there is one problem that every time I power on this laser I need to reconfigure it all over again. Whenever I "ls -l /dev/ttyACM0", ...
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Laser_scan_matcher can't find base_link

Greetings. I am using the following launch file to get odometry from laser_scan_matcher so I can use it with amcl: ...
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Hokuyo_node Dynamically Reconfigure max_range min_range

Dear all. I just wondering whether it might be possible to dynamically reconfigure the parameters "max_range" and "min_range" of the hokuyo_node. As far as I can see in the ...
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Unable to locate package ros-fuerte-laser-drivers

hi guys i want to use hokuyo-04lx but when i write "sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-laser-drivers" this error occured "Unable to locate package ros-fuerte-laser-drivers" ...
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Hokuyo Node Tutorial adapted to Groovy

Hi, The HokuyoNode tutorial seems to have been written for Fuerte, I'm running Groovy (and started learning with it, so have no knowledge of Fuerte) (I don't have enough karma to publish the link, so ...
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Drifting problem in Hector_mapping

Hi guys! Recently, I tried using the hector_slam package for mapping. The Laser which I am using is Hokuyo LiDAR UTM-30LX. Originally posted by Edward Ramsay on ROS Answers with karma: 65 on 2013-07-...
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costmap does not get /scan data

Hi, I am having a problem with basic nav_stack that I am hoping someone can provide basic guidance. I am sorry if it is a silly question, but I have been stuck on this for a while now. I have started ...
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Where to verify or change config of urg_node?

When reviewing the URGConfig.dox and comparing to the HokuyoConfig.dox there are several differences and I would like to test the urg_node with the values the same as with the hokuyo_node. If I edit ...
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'locale' Error with Hokuyo_node and ARM (BeagleBone)

When trying to run the Hokuyo_node ($ rosrun hokuyo_node hokuyo_node) I get the following: ...
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hokuyo_node, where to install with Groovy?

I'm working to get the hokuyo_node running on an embedded system (arm based BeagleBone). The ROS distribution on the Beagle is Groovy but the Hokuyo_node tutorial references Fuerte (http://www.ros.org/...
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rviz global options target frame is missing in groovy

I want to use the urg Hokuyo laserscanner node, which needs the /laser frame. In http://answers.ros.org/question/10655/fixed-frame-laser-does-not-exist/ it is suggested to use the /laser target frame ...
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How to extract and use laser data from /scan topic in ROS using C++?

Hi, How do I subscribe to the /scan topic so that I can store laser scan data in a data structure? We are trying to get the data to use for control loops. Originally posted by hesh8 on ROS Answers ...
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How to extract information from hector slam for autonomous navigation

Hello, I've got hector slam working with my hokuyo laser range finder. Now, I'm trying to use the information it uses to generate a map so that I can use it for navigating an aerial robot. Can someone ...
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Using Hector Slam with Hokuyo laser range finder

Hi, So I'm kinda new to ROS. I ran the tutorial launch file with the bag file and I was able to see it working in rviz. What I am having trouble with right now is how to get hokuyo_node and ...
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Hokuyo_node single scan mode

Hi Is it possible to configure the hokuyo_node to produce a scan at a specified time, as in single scan mode? As i understand the current default configuration is continuous scan mode where the node ...
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ROS hokuyo_node LaserScan Subscriber msg data class python

Hi I am trying to subscribe to a laser scan of the hokuyo_node. I am a bit new to ROS, here is my code so far. I have read the python subscriber tutorials but they don't tell how to subscribe to ...
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Connecting to a hokuyo laser separate from the robot

Hello Im trying to connect to a hokuyo range finder that is connected to a pioneer p3dx robot. My problem is that the robot does not have an onboard computer I can access, so I usually connect to it ...
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hector_mapping: base_link -> laser transform times out once

Hi, I'm setting up a hector_mapping node. My simple launch file sets up a static base_link -> laser transform: ...
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error occurred when hokuyo node is launched

I downloaded the hokuyo node, made it. When I tried to use the "hokuyo_test.launch" file given in the package to launch the hokuyo node, an exception threw out: ...
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Using Hokuyo node with multiple lasers

I've got two Hokuyo laser scanners, both of which work individually when I run the hokuyo_node and change to the appropriate port. However, I'd like to have them both running at the same time, ...
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Missing resource hokuyo_node

I am trying to use a Hokuyo rangefinder, following the tutorial, but fail at the first step: rosdep install hokuyo_node rviz It seems that hokuyo_node is not in ROS_PACKAGE_PATH: ...
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