Teleop

Teleoperate your robot by publishing geometry_msgs/Twist or geometry_msgs/msg/Twist messages on a given topic back to your live ROS stack.

teleop panel

To use the control pad to teleoperate your connected robot, you must be connected to your robot via a native or Rosbridge connection.

For more information on how to connect to a live ROS stack, check out our supported data sources.

Settings

General
Publish rateRate of publishing your geometry_msgs/Twist or geometry_msgs/msg/Twist messages
TopicTopic to publish live geometry_msgs/Twist or geometry_msgs/msg/Twist messages to
Up buttonField (linear or angular x, y, or z) and value to publish when pressing the up button
Down buttonField (linear or angular x, y, or z) and value to publish when pressing the down button
Left buttonField (linear or angular x, y, or z) and value to publish when pressing the left button
Right buttonField (linear or angular x, y, or z) and value to publish when pressing the right button

Supported messages

This section describes the datatypes for supported messages. To use this panel, your data source must provide messages conforming to one of the supported datatypes.

Twist

FrameworkDatatype
ROS 1geometry_msgs/Twist
ROS 2geometry_msgs/msg/Twist