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Can we publish Image topic from ROS to a virtual video device.

asked 2015-08-05 23:53:09 -0600

benG gravatar image

I want to use the output of ASUS sensor for video chatting . I am using openni_ros to get the images. Is there a way to publish the camera/rgb/image_raw topic to a virtual video device made by v4l2loopback module in this link
https://github.com/umlaeute/v4l2loopback .

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answered 2015-08-06 01:30:17 -0600

gvdhoorn gravatar image

updated 2015-08-06 01:31:34 -0600

I think virtual_camera can do what you want:

This is a package that can send a ROS image message to a v4l2loopback device. Tested on Fuerte.

I have not used this myself.


Edit:

mayfieldrobotics/ros-virtual-cam seems to be a continuation / evolution of the virtual_camera package.

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