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peekabot�3-D Robotic Visualization

Apr 19, 2010, 07:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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.

" 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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