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VisualisationDescription: Find and call launchers to visualise the turtle and its data streams.
Tutorial Level: BEGINNER
Next Tutorial: 3D Visualisation
Most of the visualisation launchers can be found in the turtlebot_rviz_launchers package. Some of these need the robot up and running, others can be run standalone (e.g. view the robot description).
If you have non-default hardware, make sure you have the appropriate environment variables exported - refer to the PC Installation tutorial.
View the Turtlebot Model
This is a standalone launcher, and doesn't need a connection to a running turtlebot. To view the default Turtlebot2 configuration:
> roslaunch turtlebot_rviz_launchers view_model.launch --screen
Alternatively an exported create type:
> export TURTLEBOT_BASE=create > export TURTLEBOT_STACKS=circles > export TURTLEBOT_3D_SENSOR=kinect > roslaunch turtlebot_rviz_launchers view_model.launch --screen
With the Robot
> roslaunch turtlebot_rviz_launchers view_robot.launch --screen
Start the remocon and fire up the Visualisation/View Model interaction.