[ros-users] Manipulator control interface ?

Ruben Smits ruben.smits at mech.kuleuven.be
Mon Sep 13 11:15:29 UTC 2010

On Monday 13 September 2010 12:51:42 Konrad Banachowicz wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm going to integrate my manipulator control code with ROS.
> I chose OROCOS as low-level controller.
> I have component for communication with hardware and servoing.
> Now i created component publishing JointState.
> Everything works fine, but i don't know which interface should i chose for
> control. I want to do trajectory execution inside OROCOS, because servo
> controller require to get new set point within 1ms. I searched the
> documentation, but i don't found which interface should be  implemented by
> arm controller to by compatible with ROS manipulation code.

I think you should look at the interface of the 
and their opposite the http://www.ros.org/wiki/joint_trajectory_action

If you implement the interface to your orocos-based controller as such that a 
joint_trajectory_action can be attached to it.


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