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Rviz Visualization Topic in Gazebo

asked 2020-03-30 04:22:41 -0500

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I am looking to visualize some objects in gazebo, however, I don't actually want them to be apart of the physical environment. I know that rviz has a topic called "visualization_marker" In which you can publish different types of markers via the visualization_msgs.msg structure.

Is there a away to do this Gazebo too?

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answered 2020-03-30 12:42:49 -0500

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Yes, Gazebo also has visualization markers, see this example:

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Thank you this worked. Do you know if it is possible to replicate this in python?

H gravatar imageH ( 2020-04-01 00:38:13 -0500 )edit

We don't have a python interface to ign-transport yet, so no easy way yet. I guess you could use ROS and the ros_ign bridge, but marker messages aren't supported yet.

chapulina gravatar imagechapulina ( 2020-04-01 11:57:05 -0500 )edit

hello, the link is broken. Can you update the link or explain how to do it?

TheClem gravatar imageTheClem ( 2021-02-22 04:33:51 -0500 )edit
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