Obstacle Avoidance VIs

LabVIEW 2014 Robotics Module Help

Edition Date: June 2014

Part Number: 372983F-01

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Owning Palette: Robotics VIs

Requires: Robotics Module. This topic might not match its corresponding palette in LabVIEW depending on your operating system, licensed product(s), and target.

Use the Obstacle Avoidance VIs to implement obstacle avoidance in mobile robot vehicles.


Palette ObjectDescription
Advanced VFHIdentifies obstacles and gaps, or open areas, in the robot environment and returns an open direction for travel that best leads to a goal position.
Simple Vector Field HistogramIdentifies obstacles and gaps, or open areas, in the robot environment, which you can use to implement reactionary motion in a robot vehicle.


Refer to the following VIs for examples of using the Obstacle Avoidance VIs:

  • labview\examples\robotics\LIDAR Guided Robot\LIDAR Guided Robot.lvproj
  • labview\examples\robotics\Simulated Mecanum Robot\Simulated Mecanum Robot.lvproj


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