[ros-users] Announcing rviz_plugin_covariance

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 13:37:50 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 7:58 AM, Thomas Moulard <thomas.moulard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello there,
> I have written a small package called rviz_plugin_covariance.
> It is an rviz plug-in (using the new ROS Fuerte C++ API) displaying
> geometry_msgs/PoseWithCovarianceStamped messages.
> It is based on this blog post [1] and on the rviz API tutorial.
> The package page on the wiki is here (not yet indexed):
> http://www.ros.org/wiki/rviz_plugin_covariance
> It is available on GitHub at:
> https://github.com/laas/rviz_plugin_covariance
> [1] http://geus.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/how-to-represent-a-3d-normal-function-with-ros-rviz/

Thanks for providing that, Thomas. I am sure it will be very useful.


 * Is there a way to handle Odometry messages?

 * How could orientation covariance be displayed?

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