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Video Capture (Composite Camera)

asked 2012-03-15 17:10:31 -0600

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updated 2012-03-18 03:01:32 -0600

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What is the easiest way to get composite video into ROS? I'm talking about the cheap surveillance camera type stuff. They sell USB adapters like this which I would like to use: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002H3BSCM/ref=oss_product?ie=UTF8&redirect=true

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answered 2012-03-18 03:00:59 -0600

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As long as you have drivers that can convert the analog image into a digital version. Just write a simple node that uses the image transport capability of ROS and other ROS software can now access the image. It really isn't hard.

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answered 2012-03-18 00:38:21 -0600

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any videocapture devices ;)

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