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control the kinect

asked 2013-02-13 03:29:31 -0600

JaRu gravatar image

updated 2016-10-24 09:01:18 -0600

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Hi all!

Is it possible to control the kinect motor (falling gradient from the kinect) by ROS?

Thank you for help!

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answered 2013-02-13 05:27:34 -0600

I use the ROS package "kinect_aux" to control the motor and the LED. And also to get the IMU data.

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Nice tip, thanks!

georgebrindeiro gravatar imagegeorgebrindeiro ( 2013-02-13 06:16:48 -0600 )edit

Thanks, how can I install this package? I use ROS electric and only found it for diamondback.

JaRu gravatar imageJaRu ( 2013-02-13 07:33:27 -0600 )edit

I install the package for ROS diamondback, it works.

JaRu gravatar imageJaRu ( 2013-02-13 08:32:26 -0600 )edit

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georgebrindeiro gravatar imagegeorgebrindeiro ( 2013-02-13 13:14:59 -0600 )edit
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FYI - I found the source at git://github.com/ros-pkg-git/kinect.git, and the kinect_aux part still compiled. I don't know how to install the old package.

Jon Stephan gravatar imageJon Stephan ( 2013-02-20 12:11:27 -0600 )edit

What do you mean with "install"?

MichaelKorn gravatar imageMichaelKorn ( 2013-02-20 22:34:20 -0600 )edit

I meant I don't know how to install it with apt-get. I suppose I'd have to add the old diamondback repository and I guess I could look that up. The point of my comment was actually to post the link to the source repository, which wasn't on the wiki.

Jon Stephan gravatar imageJon Stephan ( 2013-02-21 00:12:23 -0600 )edit

As far as I know there is no repository with kinect_aux for fuerte or groovy. The old diamondback repository will not work, the package muss be compiled for/with fuerte.

MichaelKorn gravatar imageMichaelKorn ( 2013-02-21 02:06:45 -0600 )edit
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answered 2013-02-13 04:05:32 -0600

updated 2013-02-13 06:15:50 -0600

Not directly in ROS the driver loaded by openni_launch, but you can do that through OpenNI using the procedure described here. It would be nice if we could do that directly in reconfigure_gui though...

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Ok thank you! I will try it.

JaRu gravatar imageJaRu ( 2013-02-13 04:33:28 -0600 )edit

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