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Kinect Xbox360 + Beaglebone Black + ROS

asked 2016-06-20 18:29:53 -0500

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I want to capture the depth and rgb images using kinect xbox360 with beaglebone black using ROS packages. I have so far been successful in doing so on my laptop, using the openni_launch package. But I cannot make it happen in the same way on Beaglebone Black. What shall I have to do differently to get this thing working? I am kind of new to ROS. So can you please help me out? Is it at all possible to run the kinect with beaglebone black? I found many people are saying that It cannot be done. But why? I also found some videos of kinect working with Beagleboard-xM. Why does it not work with Beaglebone black then?

Any help will be appreciated. Thank you. -- Arindam.

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answered 2016-06-20 19:53:12 -0500

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I think you can try http://wiki.ros.org/freenect_launch this is an substitute of openni and work almost like it.

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I tried that too... But had same result... Is it at all possible to run the kinect with beaglebone black? I could not find anyone doing it. People used beagleboard-xM but not beaglebone black..

abhanjac gravatar image abhanjac  ( 2016-06-20 20:11:01 -0500 )edit

i am really don't know . just i know openni don't work any more with indigo and the newest version and u need to use freenect.

ghaith gravatar image ghaith  ( 2016-06-21 10:02:01 -0500 )edit

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