Use iPhone as IMU in ROS

Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

For a project, I needed IMU data in ROS but didn’t have any sensors. So I used my iPhone by downloading the SensorLog App and writing a ROS node to receive real-time data and republish it on a topic.

The only thing is that the App I used costs $4.99, but if you find a free one and modify my code write it in the comments.

Robotics and Software engineering

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

How to publish your internal artifacts to GitHub Packages

3 Variants of Python Dictionaries That Make Your Coding Easier

3 Variants of Python Dictionaries That Make Your Coding Easier

Add Windows Registry on Windows-like systems — Ansible module win_regedit

HTML Email Concept

Android MVP With Dagger 2 and Data Binding

How to Use the Delphix Plugin for Jenkins

What happened to Java after 8? Java 15 and the Future

Transitioning From SWE To DE

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Pietro Colombo

Pietro Colombo

Robotics and Software engineering

More from Medium

Linux Directories / File System Explained

Set up Dynamic DNS for Dynamic IP Addresses at Home (FREE) + WireGuard Configuration

How to enable Auto HDR on Windows 11 to get your best viewing experience — OnMSFT.com

Automated DNS Ad-blocker with Pi-hole and Docker