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Reflective tape (or any other element) i Gazebo

asked 2020-04-08 09:15:10 -0500

Hey, I have a question about reflective objects in Gazebo. I am working on localization of robot using reflective tape and I was wondering are there any reflective elements that I can use (or is there a way to create one)? It needs to give high intensity on scanner measurements (reflect a lot of scanner beam). It would be great to work on simulation instead of always using robot for testing.

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answered 2020-04-08 11:14:52 -0500

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I think you could use the <collision><laser_retro> property to specify a fixed intensity value to be returned by CPU-based ray sensors. I don't think there's an equivalent for GPU ray sensors (those which see visuals instead of collisions), but I could be wrong.

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That looks promising, thanks!

kilmulis gravatar imagekilmulis ( 2020-04-09 01:38:11 -0500 )edit
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