Print sensor data to the console. More...

Print sensor data to the console.


playerprint prints out sensor data to the console. It is useful mainly for verifying that a device is working during the setup or debugging process. If you want to visualize data, try playerv. If you want to log data to a file, try the writelog driver.


playerprint is installed alongside player in $prefix/bin, so if player is in your PATH, then playerprint should also be. Command-line usage is:

$ playerprint [-r <rate>] [-h <host>] [-p <port>] [-i <index>] <device>

Where the options are:

For example:

  $ playerprint -p 7000 laser

playerprint can print out data for the following kinds of devices:

Brian Gerkey