Google Open-Sources Cartographer 3D Mapping Library
Google today said that it’s open-sourced Cartographer, a library for mapping movement in space in both 2D and 3D. the technology works with the open source Robot Operating System (ROS), which makes the software easier to deploy in software systems for robots, self-driving cars, and drones.
Cartographer is an implementation of simultaneous localization and mapping, better known by its acronym SLAM.
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