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problem with skeleton markers in pi-robot-ros-pkg with kinect

asked 2011-10-31 02:52:17 -0500

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Has anyone used the above package with ROS? I ran roslaunch skeleton_markers markers_from_tf.launch which tracks using the openni_tracker and set my rviz config to markers_from_tf.vcg. If I use a fixed frame relative to one of the body points, say head or torso, I see the markers but not always all of them. It's like rviz shifted the image seen on the screen down or maybe its a zoom..

Anyway if I set fixed frame to the camera, ie. skeleton_openni_depth_frame, then I don't see the markers any-more. If I come real close to the camera I see the markers but they are all jumbled up and don't make any sense. Could there be a problem with the transform from the camera to the 2d representation?

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2011-10-31 12:48:38 -0500

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I wrote the skeleton_markers package and just now found some issues in the markers_from_tf.vcg RViz config file that must have crept in when I went from Diamondback to Electric. Can you try an "svn update" and see if that fixes the problem for you? Also, are you using Diamondback or Electric?


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Thank you for looking into this. I am running ros-electric. I don't have the kinect with me right now, but I'll try it as soon as I can and let you know.
asrinivasan31 gravatar image asrinivasan31  ( 2011-11-01 10:12:58 -0500 )edit

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