[ros-users] importing collada into rviz

Josh Faust jfaust at willowgarage.com
Mon Apr 19 17:45:28 UTC 2010

Thinking a bit further I'm guessing you want rviz to be able to read Collada
instead of the urdf format, not just the mesh data?  That's not covered by
that ticket.


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Josh Faust <jfaust at willowgarage.com>wrote:

> I have a ticket to support it, but it's unlikely to happen in time for 1.2:
> https://code.ros.org/trac/ros-pkg/ticket/3930
> In the meantime I'd suggest converting the meshes into STL or Ogre .mesh
> format.
> Josh
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 11:23 PM, Rosen Diankov <rosen.diankov at gmail.com>wrote:
>> hi all,
>> There are several requests to display openrave robots in rviz. Since
>> openrave can export its robots to COLLADA, and recently robot_models
>> has started exporting collada, do you think it is possible to add an
>> import collada module to urdf? Another solution is to just get ogre to
>> display collada files
>> (http://www.ogre3d.org/wiki/index.php/Ogre_COLLADA_Plugin)
>> please advise on what to do.
>> thanks!
>> rosen,
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