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How to find the urdf of kinect v2?

asked 2016-08-24 04:06:05 -0600

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Hi all,

Where can I find and how can I add a urdf file of the kinect v2 to urdf of my robot?

Thanks in advance

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answered 2016-08-24 09:19:32 -0600

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updated 2016-08-24 21:35:50 -0600

You may refer to this


The URDF of kinect is just for displaying in RViz or Gazebo, in my opinion. The only thing meaningful is the tf base_link->kinect2_frame. The complicated kinect1.urdf is just for good-looking.

Well, I think someone will perfect it someday.

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Thank you very much!

78226415 gravatar image 78226415  ( 2016-08-24 09:42:41 -0600 )edit

I have a look at it, the kinect2.urdf.xacro file is very simple, only one link,like: <link name="${prefix}_kinect2_rgb_optical_frame"> I don't know whether it is good enough to build a model for a robot. The urdf of kinect1 in turtlebot project is not so simple.

78226415 gravatar image 78226415  ( 2016-08-24 11:04:43 -0600 )edit

@Shay, I have a look at the link you provided, it have been updated, it is good for using in robot model now. Thank you all the same!

78226415 gravatar image 78226415  ( 2016-09-22 09:20:50 -0600 )edit

answered 2019-05-07 09:58:47 -0600

winds W gravatar image

Well,I make a complete kinectv2 model and hope this will help you.

kinect v2

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answered 2019-07-25 04:34:45 -0600

jaeseok gravatar image

You can find kinect v2 urdf file for gazebo and real robot!

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