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Machine vision cameras with ROS drivers?

asked 2017-09-20 10:44:23 -0500

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Apart from pointgrey cameras and their ROS driver, what other machine vision companies have ROS drivers available so they can be plugged into a ROS system right off the bat?

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answered 2017-09-21 12:39:22 -0500

The USB_Cam node and others are compatible with 90% of USB webcams ever made, so you have plenty of choice.

I use the USB_Cam node in combination with the Magewell HDMI capture device. This allows you to capture video from any camera with a HDMI output, good if you need higher quality video.

What application are you looking into?

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What kind of cameras are you using with hdmi outputs? Do any have a way of controlling settings on the camera from the computer?

lucasw gravatar image lucasw  ( 2017-10-19 10:54:53 -0500 )edit

We're using GoPos with this capture device. They are nice high quality cameras with a wide FOV which is ideal for our work. The downside is you can not control the camera in any way from the computer, the HDMI standard doesn't include this capability as far as I know.

PeteBlackerThe3rd gravatar image PeteBlackerThe3rd  ( 2017-11-29 05:21:37 -0500 )edit

answered 2017-09-21 13:15:40 -0500

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We ( developed a driver for cameras from Basler: pylon_camera

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answered 2017-10-19 08:58:30 -0500

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This machine vision camera(See3CAM_10CUG) will work with ROS.

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