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Display lidar scan or point cloud from ROS or ROS 2 message structure

Since R2021a


scans = rosReadLidarScan(scanMsg) creates a lidarScan object from a ROS or ROS 2 sensor_msgs/LaserScan message structure.

Input Arguments

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ROS or ROS 2 laser scan message of type sensor_msgs/LaserScan, specified as a message structure.


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Lidar scan readings, returned as a lidarScan object.

Extended Capabilities

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Version History

Introduced in R2021a