[ros-users] sensor_msgs Low Cost/Android review

Ivan Dryanovski ivan.dryanovski at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 19:52:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Ivan Dryanovski
<ivan.dryanovski at gmail.com>wrote:

> Are there established conventions about the frame_id of imu messages, and
> the IMU pipeline of filters/publishers?

The problem becomes even worse when we consider that the Imu message [1]
combines orientation data with linear acc. and angular velocities. The
linear acceleration and angular velocities are usually provided in the
sensor's own frame, but the orientation only makes sense in a fixed frame.

[1] http://www.ros.org/doc/api/sensor_msgs/html/msg/Imu.html
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