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move_base with optitrack

I am trying to integrate optitrack (vicon) tracking system with move_base. I was able to compute the world (from optitrack) to odom frame using this transformation: (odom_to_base_link * ...
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Data from Optitrack is not getting streamed properly to vrpn_client_ros

i'm currently using optitrack motive 1.10.1 version for tracking 3 UAVs. i'm using vrpn streaming to stream the data. im connecting the host pc (on which motive is running) to router using lan and ...
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vrpn_client_ros Unable to Locate Package

Hi all, I'm pretty new to ROS and linux, so my questions may seem pretty basic, sorry. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and ROS Melodic. I am currently following this tutorial to install vrpn_client_ros. I ...
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How to use Mocap_pose_estimate for sending Optitrach mocap pose data to fcu

I wish to send Optitrack mocap pose data (using vrpn_client_ros) to Pixhawk FCU through mavros_extras - mocap_pose_estimate plugin. However I do not see an executable made for mocap_pose_estimate ...
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How can I connect optitrack and ros together?

Hi, I'm using Ubuntu12.04 installed ROS indigo, I made a catkin workspace and git clone mocap_optitrack into it. I have another computer with windows system, which installed Motive. I want to get data ...
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catkin_make error when using vrpn_client_ros

Hi, I want to connect Optitrack and ROS together, using the package vrpn_client_ros. Now, I'm using ubuntu14.04 installed ros indigo. I found the package from http://wiki.ros.org/vrpn_client_ros ...
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No node publishing postion data

Hi I have a small query about the vrpn_client_ros package on ROS indigo. I have an Optitirack system with tracking tools installed and the VRPN server enabled. When I try to launch the node with: $ <...
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mocap_optitrack rigid body starting orientation

Is there any way to ensure the starting orientation of a rigid body is the same every time when configuring the rigid body for tracking? Can the markers be configured so they match a world ...
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Incorrect Roll,Pitch, Yaw values using getRPY()

Hi, so I am trying to convert Quaternion to RPY (refer my other post)and use the following inorder to do so - getRPY(roll, pitch, yaw) I am trying to duplicate the ...
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Quaternion to Roll, Pitch, Yaw

Hey, I am attempting to modify a source code (part of it given below) It currently just publishes the Quaternion but I also wish to display RPY. I referred to Rotation Methods and tried the getRPY ...
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Communication between ROS and Optitrack

Hey, I am new to ROS and I needed some help/guidance. I am using ROS(Fuerte) on a Virtual Machine. I am trying to understand how to transmit data(coordinates of a bot) from Optitrack(NatNet), ...
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Does ros_vrpn_client use a left handed coordinate system?

I'm using the NaturalPoint OptiTrack motion capture system and the ros_vrpn_client to get the position of an object. I am using code that is functionally equivalent to the example below. However the ...
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