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Getting uEye camera to interface with Aruco / OpenCV

asked 2014-08-18 14:12:28 -0600

hdejarnette gravatar image

Hello everyone, I have been trying to get the uEye camera to interface with the OpenCV library Aruco, following the instructions here: http://maztories.blogspot.com/2013/07... . I have made it to the last line, $ ./aruco_test_board live board.yml camera.yml 0.025 but evertime I run it I get Could not Open Video. My uEye camera works with its own demos and ImageView, and shows up as ueye under ls /dev. I have tried on two machines, running Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, ROS Hydro and Indigo respectively. Same error for both. Does anyone know how to resolve this?

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answered 2015-07-08 17:26:55 -0600

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uEye cameras use a proprietary communication protocol (and driver daemon), which OpenCV does not support.

Consider using a ROS dirver for uEye (I recommend ueye_cam :D), and also see https://github.com/pal-robotics/aruco...

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answered 2014-08-19 06:24:36 -0600

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Aruco is probably looking for a /dev/video* entry while yours is /dev/ueye you should change that in the configuration or remap it somehow.

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