[ros-users] SICK LMS Subscriber Node

Brian Gerkey gerkey at willowgarage.com
Thu Jul 15 19:46:17 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Rishi Bedi <rbedi100 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Morgan,
> Okay -- say I wanted to read in just the range values from sicklms -- how
> can I just grab those? When I use rostopic echo /scan, the ranges show up as
> a list within brackets - is there a way I can pick out data from a topic my
> node is subscribing to? Sorry if I'm being a bit dense -- I'm not well
> versed on handling data types in C++.

If you prefer not to think about data types, you can write in Python
instead.  There's a parallel tutorial for writing Python subscribers:



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