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skeleton tracking on Ubuntu 16.04

asked 2017-03-02 08:17:57 -0600

mehmet gravatar image

I am using ROS Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04. I have Microsoft Kinect first version. I installed openni and nite 1.5.2.23 but I couldn't find a ROS package for skeleton tracking by using nite and openni because I couldn't install openni_tracker for ROS Kinetic. Is there any other way to use Kinect in order to track a skeleton of a body or do I need to change ROS version to Indigo?

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answered 2017-03-02 15:47:29 -0600

You need to clone the openni_tracker package into an active workspace and build it from source using catkin_make. I've built and run it on Kinetic with no issues.

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Yeah, it worked! Thank you very much Mr. Schultz, I had spend many days to do that!

mehmet gravatar imagemehmet ( 2017-03-02 17:54:34 -0600 )edit
130s gravatar image130s ( 2017-03-02 18:30:08 -0600 )edit

Can you share how you installed the OpenNI package I getting many errors I am using the same version as you. Please help

Dhagash Desai gravatar imageDhagash Desai ( 2017-09-29 07:52:12 -0600 )edit

@Dhagash Desai please open a new question instead, otherwise your question here doesn't get much views. Also, going through our support guideline may help.

130s gravatar image130s ( 2017-09-29 10:36:06 -0600 )edit

Thanks for the reply I got that thing

Dhagash Desai gravatar imageDhagash Desai ( 2017-09-30 16:10:51 -0600 )edit

hey, I have managed to install openni_tracker but can't find the NiTE package . Is it still available or is it owned by Apple ?. Are there any other alternatives to obtain skeletal data from Kinect v1 sensor on ROS kinetic.?

iamshimon gravatar imageiamshimon ( 2019-03-20 12:05:44 -0600 )edit

@iamshimon Please open a new question. Otherwise your question won't get answered.

130s gravatar image130s ( 2019-03-20 21:41:20 -0600 )edit

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