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Custom Message Support

Create ROS custom messages

You can create your own ROS custom messages and use them in MATLAB® and ROS networks to transmit information. Use roboticsAddons to install the necessary software for custom message support. To learn the requirements for generating custom messages, see ROS Custom Message Support.


roboticsAddonsInstall add-ons for robotics
rosgenmsgGenerate custom messages from ROS definitions


Install Robotics System Toolbox Add-ons

How to install Robotics System Toolbox add-ons

ROS Custom Message Support

Description of ROS custom message structure and how to create them

Create Custom Messages from ROS Package

This example shows the procedure for creating a ROS custom message in MATLAB