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Polar Plotting

Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:45 am
by RoboBill
Any chance of adding polar plotting to the time and XY plots. I'm using a LIDAR on my robot for obstacle avoidance.



otherwise I'll just calc it out on an xy ploy :cry:

Re: Polar Plotting

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:45 pm
by RoboBill
I finally got around to making a "polar plot".
xy polar plot.PNG
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My "eye" is a LIDAR Lite V2 mounted on a Alex Moss controlled gimbal motor. It works great and is only there so my robot won't run into anyone. Its main guidance is a POZYX system.

With robotic "what's around me" now affordable, having a REAL polar plot would be very useful. Hint Hint

Re: Polar Plotting

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:47 am
by philr
Hi Bill, very nice work! Haha if only there was infinite time to work on all these interesting projects (and features).