Open source driver for Kinect

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Open source driver for Kinect

Postby bbagnall » Wed Nov 10, 2010 11:06 pm

Looks like there is a preliminary open source driver for the Kinect sensor. No doubt it will improve with time:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKhW-cvpkks

This could be pretty useful for robotics projects:

- aiming the Kinect at a mobile robot
- mounting it (tethered) to a mobile robot

Code is here:
http://git.marcansoft.com/?p=libfreenect.git

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First example of Kinect with Robotics

Postby bbagnall » Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:08 pm

Someone has already posted a video of Kinect in action with a mobile robot:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRPEns8MS2o

Tether-less! Looks promising.


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