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ROS melodic rviz problem

Hi I'm using ROS melodic and I was trying my own global_planner using plugin method. before changing the base_global_planner to my "own global planner" it was using navfn. After changing the ...
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Customizing RViz Ground in ROS2

I am currently working on a project involving automotive radars and am using RViz in ROS2 for data visualization. My goal is to create a more realistic environment by customizing the ground in RViz to ...
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How to plot array topics on RQT_plot?

I am working on a project where I need to plot data from ROS2 array topics using rqt_plot. The data I'm dealing with involves multiple array topics, which are published per cycle from another node. ...
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How to visualize panda robot in gazebo while moving it with my own cpp script

So I'm using franka_ros where I added my own package that includes some scripts that executes a trajectory for the robot using robot.control class from libfranka. I ...
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Gazebo Garden Lidar Visualization

I am trying to visualize a point cloud of the lidar so I used the file in the Gazebo Garden tutorials (link: https://gazebosim.org/docs/garden/sen...) and I added these two lines for the Vsiualize ...
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Ros2 and communication - How do you post a Ros2 message in a text box in Unity?

I am developing a project with ros_msft_mrtk and would like to send simple messages via Ros2 to Unity or then to the Hololens2. Unfortunately, I don't understand Ros2's communication. I use the ...
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RViz Panel: How not to freeze RViz?

Hey there, I have written a C++ RViz custom panel. The implementation roughly follows this example link. The panel subscribe to a specific topic PointStamped type, and fills a list that gets displayed ...
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Using DH parameters to visualize a robot

Suppose I receive a table containing the DH parameters of a 5 DOF robot. Am I able to reconstruct the geometry of this robot and actually visualize it (i.e. all the mechanical joints and links), using ...
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Gazebo not reading the material color in URDF

I have a chassis link that has casters. I would like the casters to be grey and the box to be blue. The ROS link doc mentions ...
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ROS workspace and visualization

Hello everyone, I am a complete beginner to ROS and have question concerning, the structure of the ROS working environment. I got the Schunk robot from the link below into catkin_ws/src. https://...
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Draw an OccupancyGrid?

Are there any ROS tools, or recommended third-party tools, for drawing a 2D grid that's output as a nav_msgs/OccupancyGrid? I could find an online grid editor that outputs to coordinates, then convert ...
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VREP IMU plugin: Transform argument source_frame in tf2 frame_ids cannot be empty

Hello everyone, I am trying to simulate IMU sensor using this IMU plugin in V-REP and visualize results in rviz. https://github.com/bartville/vrep_plugin_imu But I get following error in rviz: ...
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How can I save the RVIZ visualization to an image file

Hello, I am publishing data trough different publisher, mainly with visualization_msgs::Marker and nav_msgs::GridCells objects. I get a visualization in my RVIZ window and what I want to do is to ...
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RViz: How to Visualize a Voxblox Mesh as a MarkerArray?

I am currently trying to run the test cow and lady dataset with Voxblox. The process appears to execute properly in the terminal, but I cannot view the mesh in RViz. When I try to add the topic <...
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How to reflect (or mirror) a point cloud in rviz?

Hello, I have successfully set-up ros so that a point cloud is sent to rviz every 100ms. It looks great, however, the visualization is mirrored about the z-y axis. I have already tried using ...
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Robotics Toolbox: Display all DH link frames in Seriallink.plot()

I am using the Robotics Toolbox by Peter Corke to create a plot of a simple four-link robot. For an assignment, I want a figure of the robot with all frames according to the DH-convention. Though even ...
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RVIZ: Efficient way to display large, incremental 2D images in 3D space

Hey guys, as the title states, I am looking for an efficient way to display a large, incrementally growing, high resolution image in 3d space in RVIZ. Any suggestions? My project partner are currently ...
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rviz to plot a plane with known (x,y,z) points

Hi guys, I have a list of (x,y,z) points all of which lie on the same plane. I need to visualize this plane on rviz with these points. I googled on how to make a plane on rviz and someone mentioned ...
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Second Rviz instance doesn't show robot model from ROS master

Dear all, I am running a ROS master on a first PC with a Universal Robot in it. In a second PC I'd just like to see the visualization with Rviz. After exporting the IP address of the master using <...
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How do CAD programs solve for Inverse/Forward Kinematics problem in Assembly?

I am trying to solve for the Forward kinematics of a spatial parallel manipulator. Its loop closure (LC) equations are pretty long, and are being solved using numerical methods. As I am adding more ...
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How to Visualize a real robot's movements on a map?

I am working on obstacle avoidance and path planning in robotics using X80SV robot. The obstacle avoidance module of the robot works well. The programming language I have used in this work is C#. Next,...
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LaserScanLayer overlapping when I subscriber the topic “/scan”

First step: In PC (Ubuntu 14.04) , I ssh to the kobuki and bring up it with this command line roslaunch turtlebot_bringup minimal.launch --screen & and then ...
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RVIZ crashes when I add Camera/ Image Type

Hi all, I installed ROS Indigo in Ubuntu 14.04 and the RVIZ version is 1.11.15. When I run rviz and try to add Image or Camera display type, RVIZ crashes giving ...
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Covariance Check?

I have a localization data estimated and GPS_truth and generated [3x3] covariance matrix along with them. What i would like to do is to see if the covariance is correct or not? Can we check it by ...
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Rviz | tf | scan - (No transform to fixed base)

Hello all, I'm facing issues with scan data visualization on rviz. The following pictures show the problem: image 1 image 2 As we can see from image 1, the transformation between the laser and ...
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Visualizing raw accelerometer and gyro data

I have an arduino wired to an MPU6050 breakout board. The arduino continuously collects accelerometer and gyroscope data from the MPU6050 and calculates angle and velocity. Simply plotting the ...
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convert toolframe coordinate to world frame coordinates?

I am not sure how i should explain this, I am looking for a way to plot the trajectory an robot arm. An object is seen from the toolFrame frame, but how do I plot the position of each joint, such ...
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Is Venetian mirror possible in Autodesk Inventor? [closed]

I see there are things like glass and mirror in Autodesk Inventor Professional 2016 but is there a possibility to have Venetian mirror? So that from one side it would look like a mirror and from the ...
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Visualizing bag files using d3.js

I wonder if there is any previous work for visualizing bag files using d3.js. I know I can convert them to csv but even in that case they differ somewhat from the normal csv files. Any hint is really ...
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[RViz] How do I use marker.colors with LINE_LIST?

The doc says colors should have same size as points. But in case of LINE_LIST, there are 2n points, with n = number of lines. I tried both to resize colors to n and 2*n and setting every color twice ...
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Visualizing 3D data from Laser Scanner

Hello All, I am new to ROS and I have looked on this portal to check if I am repeating this question but I have not found any satisfactory answer so far. here is what my query is : I have a LMS400 ...
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multiple views in a single RViz instance? RQT?

I'm afraid I already know the answer, but does anyone know whether it is possible to configure RViz to give me 4 views in a single instance, similar to the Quad View in Blender: http://wiki.blender....
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Manually modified node graph visualization?

Hello, I am new to ROS and I would like to know whether it is possible to get the graph visualization of ROS nodes like in rqt_graph in a file format which can be further modified manually (nodes ...
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Image visualization does not work in Rviz [?]

Hi, I was trying to visualize a sensor_msgs/Image message using Rviz and had no success. Then, I found image_viewer plugin in rqt (rqt_image_viewer) and the image was always there. Is this an issue in ...
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Tool to visualize launch files

I was wondering if anybody knew of a tool that could be used to visualize launch files. Some launch files are very complex and hierarchical. They can almost be thought of as code, they take ...
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Creating 3D grid map for amcl

Hi guys, I am doing a known mapping by using amcl, and I wish to improve my map by making it into 3d and view it inside rviz. Here's my map image. (in .pgm) Is there any software in ubuntu that can ...
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hector_quadrotor color settings for laserscan

Hi, I am trying to reproduce the same color behaviour from the "hector_quadrotor outdoor scenario demo" youtube clip. In this clip in the top down view from rviz the hector team gets a nice ...
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How to implement Bounded Angle Vision in Particle Filter?

I have built a Particles Filter simulator and I wanted to add the following functionalities. Limited Range Vision (Robot can see up to 50 meters) Limited Angle Vision (Robot can see within a certain ...
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Visualize all calculated trajectories in RViz

Hi, before a local planner chooses a best trajectory, it calculates a lot and compares them. Is there any chance to visualize all of the generated trajectories in RViz to see what's happening and how ...
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Visualizing and debugging an EKF

I am currently debugging and tuning an EKF (Extended Kalman Filter). The task is classical mobile robot pose tracking where landmarks are AR markers. Sometimes I am surprised how some measurement ...
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Octomap visualization doesn't display anything - rgbdslam

I have the same problem as described here: http://answers.ros.org/question/53228/rgbdslam-cannot-produce-octomap/. However, when I execute ...
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ROS Stage and Rviz for Navigation

Hi all, I have some queries about running navigation stack in Stage and RViz : For my project I'm using base_link as my robot base frame and laser_frame as my laser base frame. However, after running ...
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Has anyone written a trajectory plotting tool?

Adam Leeper asked on ros-users: I'd like a tool that plots a series of joint trajectories. In my work, I continuously re-plan motions, meaning I need each trajectory to spline smoothly at a particular ...
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Web mapping that can be used for autonomous vehicles/robots

Is there web mapping tool that allows developers to use it to plot GPS data of autonomous vehicles/robots? Google Maps forbids it. See 10.2.C. ...
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Visualize data during experiment: Gazebo/RVIZ

My current setup involves 3 robots with pandaboards a server with camera The server handles the core and the absolute positioning software running off the camera which publishes the robots' ...
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Rviz .vcg vs .rviz (fuerte vs groovy)

I just to groovy and realized that my rviz config file, xx.vcg, no longer loads in rviz. Instead, if i save a configuration, it is saved as xx.rviz. Is there any way to create a config file that will ...
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Modify "visualization" for autonomous navigation of turtlebot

Hello! i am using ros electric and i would like to use the navigation and visualization toolbox to implement the autonomous navigation for the turtlebot. In particular i want to reach some preset ...
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Coordinate frame transforms: /odom to /map?

I think I might just be having a difficult time understanding how the coordinate frames relate to each other. I'm working on a visualization (very small subset of rviz) that is shown in a browser. ...
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Visualization / Transforms with rosbridge and erratic

I'm trying to create a website that displays the current progress of a robot (in this case erratic) running SLAM. With rosbridge I've been able to set up the subscriptions that I need, I think and I ...
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Compiling pcl_trunk/visualization

I just cloned pcl1.6(https://bitbucket.org/bhaskara/perception_pcl_fuerte_unstable) in my ROS_PACKAGE_PATH. And I want to modify the visualization tool (visualization), which is located at /pcl16/...
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