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pi_tracker pirobot in Indigo?

asked 2015-11-06 20:03:44 -0500

adelleodel gravatar image

i heard that pi_tracker (which using skeleton traking for humanoid robot) now is only available in Hydro. but, in the website they said there's available too for Indigo. so how about it? is it work?

what's the basic differences between hydro and indigo?

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answered 2015-11-28 19:24:00 -0500

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The pi_tracker package was created a long time ago as an entry for the early ROS 3D contest. I don't have plans to develop it in the future but I just now created an Indigo branch that differs from the Hydro branch only in the addition of default queue_size parameters for the ROS publishers in the two tracker nodes.

Note that the pi_tracker package depends on either the openni_tracker package or the skeleton_markers package (for which I just created an indigo-devel branch). Under ROS Indigo, I have only had success using a Microsoft Kinect with these package. It seems the Asus Xtion Pro Live can be difficult to get working with skeleton tracking on newer USB 3.0 machines and Ubuntu 14.04.


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Thanks patrick!

adelleodel gravatar image adelleodel  ( 2015-11-30 22:33:53 -0500 )edit

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