[ros-users] ROS API on Robotinos

Christian Verbeek verbeek at servicerobotics.eu
Sun Feb 13 19:08:11 UTC 2011

Am 12.02.2011 17:55, schrieb MinaBotros:
> Mr Christian,
> I really appreciate your reply, it really helped and we're going to try it
> out.
> I just also wanted to ask if we could replace the laser range finder by
> embedding an algorithm that calculates the distance between the Robotino and
> the objects in front of it; mainly retrieved from the camera?? 
> Would that be efficient? or do you think it would be and over kill in
> processing??
> Mina Botros

>From my point of view the rangefinder is the only (practical) way to do
navigation and mapping. Everything else (3D pointcloud processing) means
lots of problems and enormous computational power when thinking about

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