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Preview of live point cloud data from Velodyne LiDAR sensor





preview(lidarobj); creates a preview window that displays live point cloud data for the velodynelidar object, lidarobj.


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You can preview your Velodyne LiDAR point clouds before acquiring the data.

Create a velodynelidar object, v, for use with a model HDL-32E sensor.

v = velodynelidar('HDL32E');

Preview the point cloud data.


The preview window opens.

Note that you must close the preview window before you can use the read function to acquire data.

Input Arguments

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Name of Velodyne LiDAR object. You create the object using the velodynelidar function.

Example: preview(v);

Introduced in R2019a