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Package Summary

ROS publisher for the Yoctopuce altimeter

Overview

This package provides a publisher that interfaces with the yoctopuce altimeter: http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/products/usb-position-sensors/yocto-altimeter.

To use, you must have the following dependencies: ros_cpp, ros_py, std_msgs, nav_msgs, sensor_msgs.

Sample Usage

To use this ROS package, you must install the C++ API from Yoctopuce. Use the following link to download to your preferred location, and then use the setup script to build.

http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/libraries.php

Then, install this ROS package.

To make sure the yocto API is accessible during runtime:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/path/to/yocto/cpp/api/Binaries/linux/64bits

Then, to launch the node run:

rosrun yoctopuce_altimeter yoctopuce_altimeter

Roadmap

Currently, this package only works with kinetic. If you are interested in seeing support for other distros, please email the maintainer.

Nodes

yoctopuce_altimeter

Published Topics

/yocto/raw

/yocto/odom


2019-10-12 13:17