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Posted on 2021-6-5 14:35:50| All floors |Read mode
Hi guys,

I am not sure where I went wrong with the installtion of the Mapping software from this guide https://github.com/Livox-SDK/livox_mapping

Everything seems to have been install correctly but when I launch the rivz viwer with the lidar (Mid 40) it looks the same as with on the Livox viwer. See attach screen for more info.

When I move the Mid 40 around it does not map the area as it should. I am not really sure if Installed it correct. Is there a way I can check if I installed everything right?

Might be somehting else I need to setup or configure to be able to use mapping?

Thanks for any help.

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Posted on 2021-6-10 13:39:38| All floors
It seems that the Mapping package has not been installed correctly.
You can play the Mid-40 rosbag example to ensure proper installation.
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Posted on 2022-1-6 15:26:06| All floors
Last edited by joostm In 2022-1-6 19:26 Editor

Does the mapping software also work with the tele-15 ?
or is there another software package (on windows) that I can use to map an environment. I'm working in the R&D and just not a programmer by profession. So installing ubuntu and compiling all depencies is a bit starnge to me and cost a lot of time.

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Posted on 2022-2-19 13:43:13| All floors
I am also interested in mapping application for Windows mostly because I am not familiar with Ubuntu. However if Ubuntu is the only way can I ask about Livox-mapping the author of this topic is using.

Is it as simple as installing Livox mapping package on a pc running ubuntu, connecting a lidar(mine is mid-40) and then running a provided app for it(I assume it is included a package)?

And one more: I have two motorised heads I use for capturing 360 photos. If I mount a mid-40 on one of them and make a preset to rotate my mid-40 stopping every 18 degrees for 3-4 seconds will Livox mapping build a 360 degree point cloud data?

I can even program the head to do 5  tilts trying to capture 360 degree horizontally and about 180 degree vertically

If it is as simple as above what will be minimum pc requirements and can anyone recommend any affordable tablet(7-12") I can install ubuntu on?

And just in case, any solution for mapping to capture a colorized point cloud? I mean the solution that will let me to use an imaging sensor to get photos(or record video) during a walk and then somehow extract pixels from photos/frames to make a point cloud to be textured.

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