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ROS 2 Perception Node

The ROS 2 Perception Node accelerated application implements a subset of image_pipeline, which is one of the most popular packages in the ROS 2 ecosystem and a core piece of the ROS perception stack. It creates a simple computational graph consisting of two hardware accelerated nodes, resize & rectify, and leverages KRS framework for tracing and benchmarking.   Get notified about the availability of this accelerated application.

Smart Camera Accelerated Application Block Diagram


  • ROS 2 Perception stack acceleration
  • Provides tracing and benchmarking capabilities
  • Uses Gazebo for camera simulation
  • Supports variety of ROS 2 cameras as image source

Hardware Needed:

Frequently Asked Questions

No, the app does not require any experience in FPGA design.

This app is free of charge from Xilinx.

No, it is not mandatory to use a real camera for this application. This application by default uses Gazebo for camera simulation. Though it supports various ROS 2 cameras, using a real camera is optional.

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