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How is Kinect Data Read by ROS

asked 2013-02-22 04:05:28 -0500

preetham.hegde gravatar image

updated 2014-04-20 14:09:23 -0500

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Hi, Does anybody know how kinect data is processed in ROS. as i know it has a RGB Data and a Depth Data usually stored in a .xed file. Anybody knows how its processed in ROS??

If its split into 2 files or seperate streams etc?? Does OpenNi do it for ROS??

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answered 2013-02-28 23:35:17 -0500

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The ROS drivers simply interact with OpenNI by registering appropriate callbacks and receiving data from OpenNI through these callback functions. There are no .xed files, simply a callback for each stream of data (RGB stream + Depth Stream).

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