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Phidgets limit switches in python using a VINT hub

I'm trying to set up a Phidgets magnetic limit switch in python on my RPi (this one - https://www.phidgets.com/?tier=3&catid=13&pcid=11&prodid=416) so that once the sensor detects the ...
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robot_localization navsat_transform yaw offset and phidgets imu

Hi, I am currently using the robot_localization package for the state estimation of my robot. I also have a RTK GPS Device which I would like to include in robot_localization. The problem is that I ...
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How to calculate odometry using encoders?

I have tried all the solutions but can't seem to make it work, I can see the odometry in rviz with respect to the /odom frame, and see the tf go around in circles but it doesn't move with respect to ...
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using multiple phidgets imus

I am new to ROS and am trying to use multiple Phidgets IMU's simultaneously. One IMU works great but it seems like modifications would need to be made in order to read from multiple IMUs ...
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ekf_localization: odometry/filtered topic:Frequency too low?

I am using robot_localization to fuse gps and imu referencing this Tom Moore answer: http://answers.ros.org/question/200071/how-to-fuse-imu-gps-using-robot_localization/ My setup is the same with a ...
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Phidgets with ROS error

Hello all, I am a newbie in ROS. So please excuse me if my query sounds naive. I am trying to use a phidget spatial sensor input in a ros node. For this I am trying to catkin_make the phidgets_driver ...
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Phidgets interface kit 8/8/8 with EZ1 sonar sensor and ROS Hydro

Hello, I implemented a c++ code with phidgets interface kit and the ez1 sonar sensor to be used as collision avoidance on a robot. But I'm having trouble creating the package or somehow building my ...
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how can i install phidgets_ros package in groovy?

Hi, i need to read the data from a 3M Model 800 RFID reader. From this page:http://wiki.ros.org/phidgets_ros/Tutorials/Testing%20a%20Phidget%20RFID%20Reader it is stated that i would need ...
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What is the preferred Visual Odometry package: viso2_ros or fovis_ros?

I've been experimenting with fovis and viso2 in order to acquire visual odometry using the Kinect and Phidgets IMU. I noticed that the parameters are pretty much the same for both packages. Can ...
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interface node failing to launch

I'm trying to use a Phidgit InterfaceKit 8/8/8 USB interface. I have been able to get the package installed, but I get an error when I try to launch the package. The USB interface is recognized as ...
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rosmake phidgets-ros-pkg undefined reference

Hello, I struggle to compile the phidgets-ros-pkg: I updated to Ubuntu 11.10 and have now ros electric (fresh install). I downloaded the phidgets-ros-pkg from https://launchpad.net/phidgets-ros-pkg ...
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Ros-phidgets manager segfault

Hi, I just installed the ros-phidgets package and did a rosmake as it says in the readme however when I go to the next step to do "rosrun phidgets manager" I receive this error: ERROR ...
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