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Only released in EOL distros:  

Package Summary

ROS publisher for the Yoctopuce altimeter


This package provides a publisher that interfaces with the yoctopuce altimeter: http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/products/usb-position-sensors/yocto-altimeter.

To use, you must have the following dependencies: ros_cpp, ros_py, std_msgs, nav_msgs, sensor_msgs.

Sample Usage

To use this ROS package, you must install the C++ API from Yoctopuce. Use the following link to download to your preferred location, and then use the setup script to build.


Then, install this ROS package.

To make sure the yocto API is accessible during runtime:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/path/to/yocto/cpp/api/Binaries/linux/64bits

Then, to launch the node run:

rosrun yoctopuce_altimeter yoctopuce_altimeter


Currently, this package only works with kinetic. If you are interested in seeing support for other distros, please email the maintainer.



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2022-08-13 13:11