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peekabot´┐Ż3-D Robotic Visualization

Apr 19, 2010, 07:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Knight)

"peekabot is a distributed real-time 3-D visualization tool for robotics researchers and developers, written in C++. Its purpose is to simplify the visualization needs faced by a roboticist daily—using visualization as a debugging aid or making fancy slides for a presentation, for example.

" Our goal is to provide a flexible tool that will cater to the vast majority of a roboticist's visualization needs, yet is easy to use. Typical scenarios include visualization of simulations, data display from real robots and monitoring of remotely deployed robots.

"...to enable remote data visualization, peekabot uses a distributed client-server architecture. All the gory details of networking is handled by the client library, used by your programs.

"peekabot's low-level control of actions allows for some very advanced scripting, such as the ob

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