Change a value from ros in vrep

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Change a value from ros in vrep

Post by oscarcanre10 » 23 Feb 2018, 09:24

I am having some issues to pass a variable value from ROS.
First I created a topic with which I communicate, but I don't know how provocate a change in the variable.
The receipt of the variable have to be programmed in Vrep or in ROS?


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Re: Change a value from ros in vrep

Post by fferri » 23 Feb 2018, 09:55

Have a look at how a ROS publisher and subscriber are handled in V-REP, by looking at the demo scene scenes/rosInterfaceTopicPublisherAndSubscriber.ttt.

Simple subscriber example:

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function cb(msg)
    sim.addStatusBarMessage('Received data: '

-- in sysCall_init / sim_childscriptcall_initialization:
    sub = simROS.subscribe('/mytopic', 'std_msgs/Float32', 'cb')
on the other end you have another ROS node publishing a message of type std_msgs/Float32 on the topic /mytopic

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