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This section shows how to get sensors values from ALMemory in Python.

To execute them, modify the robot’s IP adress inside the example file.

FSR values

sensors_getFsrValues.py


            
             #! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- encoding: UTF-8 -*-

"""Example: Use getData Method to Use FSR Sensors"""

import qi
import argparse
import sys


def main(session):
    """
    This example uses the getData method to use FSR sensors.
    """
    # Get the service ALMemory.

    memory_service = session.service("ALMemory")

    # Get The Left Foot Force Sensor Values
    LFsrFL = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/LFoot/FSR/FrontLeft/Sensor/Value")
    LFsrFR = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/LFoot/FSR/FrontRight/Sensor/Value")
    LFsrBL = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/LFoot/FSR/RearLeft/Sensor/Value")
    LFsrBR = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/LFoot/FSR/RearRight/Sensor/Value")

    print( "Left FSR [Kg] : %.2f %.2f %.2f %.2f" %  (LFsrFL, LFsrFR, LFsrBL, LFsrBR) )

    # Get The Right Foot Force Sensor Values
    RFsrFL = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/RFoot/FSR/FrontLeft/Sensor/Value")
    RFsrFR = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/RFoot/FSR/FrontRight/Sensor/Value")
    RFsrBL = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/RFoot/FSR/RearLeft/Sensor/Value")
    RFsrBR = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/RFoot/FSR/RearRight/Sensor/Value")

    print( "Right FSR [Kg] : %.2f %.2f %.2f %.2f" %  (RFsrFL, RFsrFR, RFsrBL, RFsrBR) )


if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
    parser.add_argument("--ip", type=str, default="127.0.0.1",
                        help="Robot IP address. On robot or Local Naoqi: use '127.0.0.1'.")
    parser.add_argument("--port", type=int, default=9559,
                        help="Naoqi port number")

    args = parser.parse_args()
    session = qi.Session()
    try:
        session.connect("tcp://" + args.ip + ":" + str(args.port))
    except RuntimeError:
        print ("Can't connect to Naoqi at ip \"" + args.ip + "\" on port " + str(args.port) +".\n"
               "Please check your script arguments. Run with -h option for help.")
        sys.exit(1)
    main(session)

            
           

Inertial Sensor values

sensors_getIntertialValues.py


            
             #! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- encoding: UTF-8 -*-

"""Example: Use getData Method to Get Inertial Values"""

import qi
import argparse
import sys


def main(session):
    """
    This example uses the getData method to get Inertial Values.
    """
    # Get the service ALMemory.

    memory_service = session.service("ALMemory")

    # Get the Gyrometers Values
    GyrX = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/GyroscopeX/Sensor/Value")
    GyrY = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/GyroscopeY/Sensor/Value")
    print ("Gyrometers value X: %.3f, Y: %.3f" % (GyrX, GyrY))

    # Get the Accelerometers Values
    AccX = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/AccelerometerX/Sensor/Value")
    AccY = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/AccelerometerY/Sensor/Value")
    AccZ = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/AccelerometerZ/Sensor/Value")
    print ("Accelerometers value X: %.3f, Y: %.3f, Z: %.3f" % (AccX, AccY,AccZ))

    # Get the Compute Torso Angle in radian
    TorsoAngleX = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/AngleX/Sensor/Value")
    TorsoAngleY = memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/InertialSensor/AngleY/Sensor/Value")
    print ("Torso Angles [radian] X: %.3f, Y: %.3f" % (TorsoAngleX, TorsoAngleY))


if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
    parser.add_argument("--ip", type=str, default="127.0.0.1",
                        help="Robot IP address. On robot or Local Naoqi: use '127.0.0.1'.")
    parser.add_argument("--port", type=int, default=9559,
                        help="Naoqi port number")

    args = parser.parse_args()
    session = qi.Session()
    try:
        session.connect("tcp://" + args.ip + ":" + str(args.port))
    except RuntimeError:
        print ("Can't connect to Naoqi at ip \"" + args.ip + "\" on port " + str(args.port) +".\n"
               "Please check your script arguments. Run with -h option for help.")
        sys.exit(1)
    main(session)


            
           

Sonar

sensors_sonar.py


            
             #! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- encoding: UTF-8 -*-

"""Example: Use getData Method to Use Sonars Sensors"""

import qi
import argparse
import sys


def main(session):
    """
    This example uses the getData method to use sonars sensors.
    """
    # Get the services ALMemory and ALSonar.

    memory_service = session.service("ALMemory")
    sonar_service = session.service("ALSonar")

    # Subscribe to sonars, this will launch sonars (at hardware level)
    # and start data acquisition.
    sonar_service.subscribe("myApplication")

    # Now you can retrieve sonar data from ALMemory.
    # Get sonar left first echo (distance in meters to the first obstacle).
    memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/US/Left/Sensor/Value")

    # Same thing for right.
    memory_service.getData("Device/SubDeviceList/US/Right/Sensor/Value")

    # Unsubscribe from sonars, this will stop sonars (at hardware level)
    sonar_service.unsubscribe("myApplication")

    # Please read Sonar ALMemory keys section
    # if you want to know the other values you can get.


if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
    parser.add_argument("--ip", type=str, default="127.0.0.1",
                        help="Robot IP address. On robot or Local Naoqi: use '127.0.0.1'.")
    parser.add_argument("--port", type=int, default=9559,
                        help="Naoqi port number")

    args = parser.parse_args()
    session = qi.Session()
    try:
        session.connect("tcp://" + args.ip + ":" + str(args.port))
    except RuntimeError:
        print ("Can't connect to Naoqi at ip \"" + args.ip + "\" on port " + str(args.port) +".\n"
               "Please check your script arguments. Run with -h option for help.")
        sys.exit(1)
    main(session)