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Can't view output from pointcloud_to_laserscan in RViz

I am using pointcloud_to_laserscan in Foxy to convert PointCloud2 to LaserScan, the output ...
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Lidar LSC-Laser scanner c25 error and forced to close rviz

I have LSC lidar laser scan with type LSC-C25. After some period running the package, I got error like this: ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan for ROS1 kinetic

I'm looking for the pointcloud_to_laserscan package for ROS1 kinetic. Does anyone know a repo for this? I tried the link on the ROS wiki but couldn't find a kinetic branch. I try the indigo branch as ...
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Pointcloud to Laserscan only working in a 180 degree cone angle min-max 0 to 2pi

Hello, I'm using a Turtlebot 3 Waffle Pi and I wanted to transform the laserscan data from base_scan to base_link. To do this I first transformed the laserscan data to pointcloud data with the ...
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[pointcloud_to_laserscan] publish rate higher than scan_time

Hi, I'm having a bit of trouble understanding the "scan_time" parameter from poincloud_to_laserscan package. I was supposing that it was the publish rate of the output (laser_scan). However, ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan with camera pointed downward

so, I have d435 intel realsense camera and it is mounted at 1.3 meters above the floor: I've tried to use pointcloud_to_laserscan package and I've got laserscan data angled: How can I get laserscan ...
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How do I debug ld error linking tf2 transform of geometry_msgs::Point32

Hello ROS Answers, I'm out of ideas for debugging an linking error on my machine. I need help solving the problem below or advice on how to debug further. Platform: Distro: Indigo OS: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Problem getting real-time_map using hector_slam!

'Hello all, I am using Xbox360, Ros Kinetic, Ubuntu 16.04LTS I am new to ROS. I want to map an unknown enviroment using kinect. For this I am using freenect and gmapping. I have done these steps: ...
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gmapping: "Skipping XML Document..."

Firing up an instance of pointcloud_to_laserscan_node (not the nodelet) on Indigo + Ubuntu gets ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan, how to change the slice height

Hi everyone, I am running the pointcloud_to_laserscan package successfully with a Kinect. Now I want to change the height/angle at which the laser takes the slice from the pointcloud. Probably I am ...
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how to use Velodyne VLP16 and laser_scan_matcher with cloud input?

I have a robot equipped with a 3D-Lidar (Velodyne VLP16) and want to use laser_scan_matcher (http://wiki.ros.org/laser_scan_matcher) to estimate it's position. The velodyne driver (http://wiki.ros.org/...
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How to use "pointcloud_to_laserscan"?

I can view my velodyne point cloud in Rviz but I want to convert the 3-D data into 2-D laserscan. When I run ...
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depthimage_to_laserscan vs pointcloud_to_laserscan

Hi. Could someone describe main differences, cons/pros between these 2 nodes? As I understand, pointcloud_to_laserscan uses PCL library and depthimage_to_laserscan using raw depth image. Maybe someone ...
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How to convert pointcloud as well as depth image of Kinect to laser scan?

I am using Kinect to get the depth image and pointclouds. I actually want to convert either pointcloud or depth image to laserscan. I launched openni.launch file and then tried converting depth image ...
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Pointcloud_to_laserscan for bag files?

Hello all, I am currently working to analyze pointcloud data from a Velodyne LIDAR and run SLAM on it, so I've been trying to run pointcloud_to_laserscan on it in order to convert it into a form that ...
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getting inf values in scan using pointcloud_to_laserscan indigo

Hi, -- See Update 2 -- I am using iai_kinect2(ROS Indigo and Ubuntu 14.04) to get a depth cloud from my Kinect2 in the form sensor_msgs/Image. Then, it is converted ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan indigo setup problem

Hello, I am running ROS Indigo on Ubuntu 14.04. My setup uses 1 Asus Xtion Pro with Openni2. I am trying to use the sample_node.launch file that comes by default with the pointcloud_to_laserscan ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan rotation of scan line

I am running pointcloud_to_laserscan . When I display the pointcloud2 in rviz after rotation the camera frame is displays correctly along the rviz ground plane. However the laser from ...
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Configuration of pointcloud_to_laserscan with stereo camera

Hello, I am trying to generate a laserscan of my environment by converting a pointcloud generated by a stereo camera, using the pointcloud_to_laserscan package, and I'm facing some issues. The details ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan catkin_make fail

I'm am trying to utilize the Microsoft Kinect for navigation. I am utilizing ROS Hydro on Ubuntu 12.04. I have not figured out how to use the navigation stack yet, so if you have any pointers on that,...
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Unable to install pointcloud_to_laserscan ROS Indigo

I am trying to install pointcloud_to_laserscan package in ROS Indigo running in Ubuntu 14.04. When I add the source from git repo and catkin_make I get the following error. ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan

I need the package pointcloud_to_laserscan (I can not use depthimage_to_laserscan because I have to specify the min and max height of the points). I tried to catkinize the package but I couldn't. I ...
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Convert point cloud data into laserscan in ROS Indigo

What the way to convert point cloud data from Kinect sensor into laserscan in ROS Indigo? In Electric i'd made it via pointcloud_to_laserscan from turtlebot-robot stack. Thanks! Originally posted by ...
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turtlebot pointcloud_to_laserscan building problem

Hello, I tried to build pointcloud_to_laserscan from turtlebor package, and I got this errors: ...
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Navigation by kinect, Point Cloud to Laser Scan

Hello, I would like to navigate a Pioneer 3DX robot by Kinect sensor. It seems, that the simplest way to accomplish my goal is to convert PointCloud msgs to LaserScan msgs. I've launched 3dsensor....
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Velodyne HDL-32E to laserscan

I'm planning to use gmapping to create the 3D environment for our robot, so I'm assemble a tilting hokuyo laser scanner and using the corresponding driver. For long term, I plan to use the velodyne ...
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ar_kinect with pointcloud_throttle

Hello, I run the ar_kinect node to detect some ARmarkers. This works fine as long as I do not use pointcoude_throttle nodelet to reduce the amout of calculations. I started the pointcloud throttle as ...
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Nodelet error while launching pcl_to_scan launch file

Hi there, I want to launch the following file to convert pointcloud to laserscan: ...
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Transforming PointCloud topic to LaserScan topic

Hello there, I have been trying to convert a PointCloud topic which is generated by gazebo_ros_openni_kinect into LaserScan topic. The gazebo plugin publishes a simulated openni output to /cam3d/depth/...
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Converting a PointCloud topic into LaserScan topic

Hello, I'm working on a project that uses Kinect for robot navigation. We use ROS Groovy as distro and Gazebo for simulation, and have sensor and model plugins for the robot model. We have manipulated ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan parameter min_height

hey guys, short question: Is the pointcloud_to_laserscan package capable of using negative values as min_height? Background information: I'm desperatly trying to get a scan out of my PointCloud2 data, ...
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Pointcloud_to_Laserscan correctly installed?

Hey guys, I'd like to use the pointcloud_to_laserscan package to downgrade the PCL-Data, that I get from a Kinect, and use the 2D-Scan for the navigation stack. Right now, I'm not sure, if I installed ...
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Navigation stack sensor sources

Hi, I'm studying the navigation stack. My question is, Will PointCloud Message be converted to LaserScan Mesassge? In wiki, it's said that it accepts sensor data published using either the ...
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Scan topic for mapping

I'm having trouble with mapping... I have both the laser scan and odometry from a bagfile. When I run the laser scan trough a node (doesn't change any data, just converts to a pointcloud) and convert ...
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Problem running pointcloud_to_laserscan launch file

I'm attempting to use the pointcloud_to_laserscan stack with data we have collected from a sonar scan which has been converted in to pointcloud2 data. I'm a little confused at how nodelet's and also ...
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How to create a map data for navigation stack using kinect

I'd like to ask that how to use pointcloud_to_laserscan Can rgbdslam package be used for creating a map for navigation stack? I'd like to create a map data with kinect sensor for navigation. I've ...
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Laser scan has one point

While using pointcloud to laserscan, I am encountering problems. The scan is only outputting one point... How do I fix this? Here is my Bag file. It contains the pointcloud and the single point laser ...
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Publish Laser Scan

Hello all, I have a node that generates a point cloud. How do I take the data and output a laser scan? The pointcloud_to_laserscan node isn't working for me... I guess I need to convert the data to ...
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Pointcloud to LaserScan

Hello all, I am trying to use the pointcloud_to_laserscan node. I am publishing a pointcloud2 type file to the topic "cloud_pcl" and to fram "laser". How do I set up the roslaunch ...
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pointcloud_to_laserscan on dataset not with kinect

Hello everyone, I am a newbie here and I was trying to use some visual slam, RGBD slam and all such things until I have seen this pointcloud_to_laserscan. Now that, I want to see how good it is (by ...
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Kinect + gmapping

Hi everybody, I am trying to get the map of a room using the slam_gmapping node plus a kinect (the pointcloud is transformed in Laserscan with the pointcloud_to_laserscan package). I am having some ...
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Multiple Kinect

Hi! I am trying to use two kinects, one to perform human tracking and object recognition, and one to navigate (using pointcloud to laserscan). I modified the openni_node.launch with two nodes and I ...
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Getting 11.0 as output data for all the scans when using pointcloud_to_laserscan node

I have a bunch of pointcloud which i need to convert to laserscan. The data i have are in pointcloud and cannot be used directly. So i converted them to pointcloud2 using the point_cloud_converter and ...
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How does cloud_to_laserscan.cpp work

I have some more qns regarding cloud_to_scan.cpp. the post was previously posted[http://answers.ros.org/question/1561/doubts-about-pointcloud-to-laser-scan] but it was not answered. I am in need of ...
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How to get kinect + gmapping on an erratic to generate 2D maps?

I've picked up a used Videre erratic and mounted a kinect and a EEEPC 1215N on it for a poor man's turtlebot while I wait for mine to ship out. I'm a newbie to ROS, and I've only been using it for ...
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"Assertion `!pthread_mutex_lock(&m)' failed." runtime error while working with custom message and kinect

Hi all, I'm working with the Microsoft Kinect. I'm using pointcloud_to_laserscan to retrieve a laserscan from kinect. And there is another node which retrieves the rgb image from kinect for feature ...
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Problem launching pointcloud to laserscan

I am not able to launch the pointcloud to laserscan. I did this following steps: 1)launched the openni_camera by typing roslaunch openni_camera openni_node.launch 2)launched the pointcloud to ...
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Doubts about pointcloud to laser scan

I was referred to this code previously. I have some doubts about this code, like to clarify some of them. ...
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From point cloud to laser scan

Hi i can get the point cloud data from the OpenNI driver now, like to convert it into a laser scan.How do you do it? Any suggestions or directions that i can take? Originally posted by lakshmen on ...
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Can I run swissranger_camera along side with a pointcloud_to_laserscan nodelet?

I have a swissranger SR4000 3D camera that I mounted on an erratic and I would like to use it for navigation instead of a laser. I changed the navigation configuration files to input a point cloud ...
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