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Install Kinect V2 using libfreenect2 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 26, 2015 kangalow 31

This article has been superseded. Please see: Install Kinect V2 – Part II The article below is for historical purposes only, and does not reflect the current state of the project. Open source drivers (OpenKinect libfreenect2) are available for the Kinect for Windows V2. Most installations are for PC based, Read more …

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Kinect V2 with Libfreenect2

February 23, 2015 kangalow 2

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Sony PlayStation 3 Eye

January 29, 2015 kangalow 3

Several years ago, the Sony PlayStation 3 Eye webcam was the staple of DIY Computer Vision projects. I happened to have several of them lying about from past projects. Here’s a video on how to install the driver and get them running on the Jetson. Looky here: Installation This installation Read more …

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OpenNI2 ASUS Xtion

January 5, 2015 kangalow 6

Walter Lucetti has step by step instructions on how to install OpenNI2 on the Jetson: http://myzharbot.robot-home.it/blog/software/configuration-nvidia-jetson-tk1/asus-xtion-pro-live-openni2-compilation-install-instructions/. These instructions are derived from this Jetsonhacks post: Building OpenNI2 for the Structure Sensor from several months back. Enjoy!

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Jetson TK1 with Microsoft LifeCam for Vision Projects?

September 13, 2014 kangalow 6

For the vision projects that I’m getting ready to do, I’ll need video streams. There are several ways to get video, but one of the most inexpensive is a webcam. Webcams have been around long enough that support for them is pretty much considered de rigueur. They’re also cheap enough Read more …

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Building OpenNI2 for the Structure Sensor

August 28, 2014 kangalow 48

Porting to a new platform is rarely easy. The steps are pretty straightforward, but all the niggles add up to make it easy to fiddle away the better part of a couple days for even easy projects. For a new development board, this is especially true. In my case, I Read more …

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Occipital Structure Sensor

August 28, 2014 kangalow 6

The video shows the unboxing and installation of the Structure Sensor to the Jetson TK1 development kit. You can find out more about the Structure Sensor here: Structure. So why is this device interesting? You attach it to an iPad or iPhone after all. The key is that the device Read more …

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Jetson TK1 Kinect Point Cloud in openFrameworks

August 28, 2014 kangalow 2

This is the second progress video about the port of openFrameworks to the Jetson. The demonstration sketch shows that most of the OpenGL issues have been sorted out. Also, this is the first demo that includes a GLSL shader which is rendering the background. So some good progress is being Read more …

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Jetson TK1 running openFrameworks and OpenKinect

August 28, 2014 kangalow 5

I’ve been working on porting openFrameworks to the Jetson platform. This video is a bookmark as to the progress. Looky here: Using the ofxKinect add-on, the demo shows the ‘Kinect Delaunay Triangulation Experiment’ from: https://github.com/kamend/KinectDelaunay Though the video is a direct screen capture, the audio was shifted to better synch Read more …