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What are ROS messages?

This LIVE Class took place on Mar 31st, 2020

Messages are like the blood of a ROS system. In this live class, you are going to learn why. We will cover:

  • What is a ROS message and what is it used for?
  • How to see the structure of a ROS message
  • How to define the structure of a ROS message
  • Which types of messages exist - How and when to create your own type of message.

ROSject link

Related Course ROS Basics Python

▸ Robot used: ROSbot 2

  • IMPORTANT: In order to start practicing quickly, we are using the ROS Development Studio. You will need a free account to attend the class. Go to and create an account prior to the class.

ROS Development Studio

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