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Kinect No Image received

asked 2015-03-09 01:24:43 -0600

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Hello,i am using ubuntu12.04 and hydro in VMware.i installed openni-camera,openni-launch,and SensorKinect,when I tried to view the data using openni_camera package,

yake@ubuntu:~$ roslaunch openni_camera openni_node.launch

It shows the following message:

[ INFO] [1425880374.263482333]: Number devices connected: 1
[ INFO] [1425880374.264281088]: 1. device on bus 001:17 is a SensorKinect (2bf) from PrimeSense (45e) with serial id '0000000000000000'
[ INFO] [1425880374.266841490]: Searching for device with index = 1
[ INFO] [1425880376.162143780]: Opened 'SensorKinect' on bus 1:17 with serial number '0000000000000000'
[ INFO] [1425880377.080038868]: rgb_frame_id = '/camera_rgb_optical_frame' 
[ INFO] [1425880377.080617873]: depth_frame_id = '/camera_depth_optical_frame'
[ WARN] [1425880377.085363076]: Camera calibration file /home/yake/.ros/camera_info/rgb_0000000000000000.yaml not found.
[ WARN] [1425880377.085733467]: Using default parameters for RGB camera calibration.
[ WARN] [1425880377.086030252]: Camera calibration file /home/yake/.ros/camera_info/depth_0000000000000000.yaml not found.
[ WARN] [1425880377.086327993]: Using default parameters for IR camera calibration.

Output of lsusb:

yake@ubuntu:~$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 016: ID 045e:02be Microsoft Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0e0f:0003 VMware, Inc. Virtual Mouse
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0e0f:0002 VMware, Inc. Virtual USB Hub
Bus 001 Device 017: ID 045e:02bf Microsoft Corp.

To view the video, i therefore run:

$ rosrun image_view image_view image:=/camera/rgb/image_color

but it only have a image windows,have not receive data from kinect.when i run:

$ rosrun image_view disparity_view image:=/camera/depth/disparity

it also have not image data,but we can see the depth camera turn on. Please help me!

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You might need to add some rules in :

kokirits gravatar image kokirits  ( 2015-03-09 02:57:35 -0600 )edit

Were you able to view the image in RVIZ? I am having similar issue. I am able to see the image from rosrun rviz rviz command but the rosrun image_view . . . . command is not giving any data, just a blank screen.

rdhn gravatar image rdhn  ( 2015-03-10 01:06:50 -0600 )edit

I can view the image not only in RVIZ but also in image_view.I can not give you specific reason why you only have a blank screen.I guess your image path have some problem if RVIZ can get the image, I suggest that you can follow the book "example by ROS" step by step to execution.

Coco gravatar image Coco  ( 2015-03-12 00:40:53 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-03-11 13:00:30 -0600

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I had the same problem two years ago. I could never get the Kinect picture to show until I stopped using a virtual machine and set up a dual-boot of Ubuntu.

Here are my steps:

Hope this helps.

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worked for me, I bought a cheap laptop to run the ROS instead of using a vm on my good laptop.

Mr. CEO gravatar image Mr. CEO  ( 2015-03-11 13:44:55 -0600 )edit

Thanks,I got the picture when I stopped using Vmware and Wubi.I guess the reason is I can not get the correct drivers when i use Vmware.I got 3 driver when i use a natural Ubuntu12.04.

Coco gravatar image Coco  ( 2015-03-12 00:17:04 -0600 )edit

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