Kinect is a motion sensing input device by Microsoft for the Xbox 360 video game console and Windows PCs

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kinect no image received

I use Ubuntu 14.04 ros-indigo. I installed OpenNI and SensorKinect. For now, I can open OpenNI but when i change image topic, there is always a warning says "no image received".
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How can I have my Ubuntu PC (13.10) connect to a Xbox 360 Kinect?

How can I have my Xbox 360 Kinect be registered as a device to my computer? I don't just want to be able to use it as a webcam, although that is still helpful. Is there any software for Ubuntu that ...
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Kinect output to find distance

I found out from one site that it is possible to find distance from the raw depth video output of the Kinect through the 2 bytes assigned to a particular pixel as shown in this link - tutorial. Based ...
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Install OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10

I cannot find install instructions for OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10 anywhere on the internet. Does anyone have a link to how to get it up and running or how I can get started?
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What folder is this code signifying?

I am trying to install OpenNi on ubuntu and have found some decent looking instructions but I am not sure what I need to do for this one specific case. Here are the instructions and here is the line ...
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How to Install OpenNI for Kinect

I have spent a long time trying to install different versions and different drivers to run my Kinect with OpenNI on Ubuntu and every time it either doesn't compile correctly or it just can't find the ...
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Any kinect mouse control software out there? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mouse/gesture control with kinect? I've been researching this for a while and can't seem to find a lot of info. Are there any complete solutions out there for ...
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Record and display Kinect audio and video via avconv

I'm trying to record audio and video from a Kinect using avconv but I seem to have trouble specifying the right options. avconv -f video4linux2 -video_size 640x480 -c:v h264 -c:a ac3 -i /dev/video1 ...
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Why does trying to build a kernel module give me a “-1 Unknown symbol” error?

I recently purchased a Kinect for Windows and quickly discovered that the camera drivers included in linux kernel 3.0+ aren't compatible with the Kinect for Windows hardware revision. After looking at ...
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how to get skeltrack up and running in ubuntu 11.10 amd64

i saw an interesting post on iloveubuntu.net called skeltrack free and open source kinect my question is can i get it up and running on my laptop with web-cam using Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 or do you need ...
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Kinect for Ubuntu users

I have a few questions relating to Microsoft's Kinect or similar motion detection device with comparable quality (further only Kinect) and Ubuntu: Is there a way to use Kinect controllers with ...
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How to use Kinect (Xbox 360) as a Desktop Controller

I have seen other answers for previous Ubuntu versions that did not solve my problem. For 11.10, what software is available to Install and operate the Kinect controller from the XBox.