Gazebo: Q&A Forum - RSS feedhttp://answers.gazebosim.org/questions/Open source question and answer forum for GazeboenCopyright Askbot, 2010-2011.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:44:18 -0500Example of a simple model with one 2D lidar and some obstacles for SLAM testinghttp://answers.gazebosim.org/question/13867/example-of-a-simple-model-with-one-2d-lidar-and-some-obstacles-for-slam-testing/Could you provide an example of model with only one sensor which can be moved and rotated in 2D and which measures distances to the obstacles.
I've skimmed documentation to both gazebo and python bindings to it, but it is not clear how to achieve this. Any help would be much appreciated. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:31:29 -0500http://answers.gazebosim.org/question/13867/example-of-a-simple-model-with-one-2d-lidar-and-some-obstacles-for-slam-testing/Answer by Peter Mitrano for <p>Could you provide an example of model with only one sensor which can be moved and rotated in 2D and which measures distances to the obstacles.
I've skimmed documentation to both gazebo and python bindings to it, but it is not clear how to achieve this. Any help would be much appreciated. </p>
http://answers.gazebosim.org/question/13867/example-of-a-simple-model-with-one-2d-lidar-and-some-obstacles-for-slam-testing/?answer=13909#post-id-13909assuming you're using ROS in conjunction with this, the turtlebot_gazebo tutorials do exactly what you describe.
some useful resources:
http://wiki.ros.org/turtlebot_gazebo
http://learn.turtlebot.com/
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:44:18 -0500http://answers.gazebosim.org/question/13867/example-of-a-simple-model-with-one-2d-lidar-and-some-obstacles-for-slam-testing/?answer=13909#post-id-13909