Sensor Data Feedback and Visualization
Here is a list of common sensors that may have been included with your purchase and a little information on how to use them.
SICK TiM5xx 2d Laser Scanner
This is the most common vision sensor included with a Stanley Innovation RMP V3.
The data from this sensor is processed and combined if you have multiple co-planar lasers. This data is typically published on topic /segway/filtered_scan
Velodyne VLP16 3d Laser Scanner
This is a 16-plane 3d laser scanner. This data is typically published on the topic /segway/filtered_scan_3d
This is a 9 DoF inertial sensor and AHRS. This data is typically published on the topics /segway/feedback/ext_imu.
We will often use the Garmin 18x LVC GPS. This data is typically published on the topic /segway/feedback/gps
Flea3 Machine Vision Camera
The Flea3 is a line of compact, color machine vision cameras. It's data is typically published on /camera/image_rect_color. See image_proc for more information.
Segway Base Feedback
Your Segway RMP V3 propulsion system provides a significant amount of data regarding the state and performance of the base system.
The topic /segway/feedback/aux_power contains information about the auxiliary battery system such as the voltage, current, and state of charge.
The topic /segway/feedback/dynamics contains information such as wheel speeds, vehicle target velocities and vehicle measured velocity and acceleration.
The topic /segeway/feedback/propulsion contains information about the base propulsion system including the instantaneous power and total energy usage for each motor drive, propulsion battery state of charge and temperature, as well as motor current and current limits.
The topic /segway/feedback/status contains information about the current operational state (such as "tractor mode" or "standby mode"), fault status, and operational time.