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

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Getting Kinect V1.0 Mic to work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Kinect plugged in and the camera works just fine. In devices I see all 3 components I expect listed: the camera, the motor, and the microphone. The picture of my device list is below: ...
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How to install freenect in python3 on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to do some experiments using a Kinect, for academic purposes. I tried to access the Kinect using freenect, used this link (https://openkinect.org/wiki/Getting_Started#Ubuntu_Manual_Install)...
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How to capture rgb with depth as a photo in kinect 360 v.1 Ubuntu

I had installed kinect 360 in Ubuntu with freenect and processing P3 and working fine, I just want to know how to save from rgb and depth image to become color picture with depthmap (jpg, jpeg, png) ...
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Using Kinect v1 as webcam in python

So for the last couple of days i've been trying to use my Kinect v1(1414) as a webcam for a project with OpenCV (Im using Ubuntu 16.04). I already installed Openkinect freenect (multiple times) and ...
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Install skanect

I'm working on a 3D scan with the kinect, but I can't install the software skanect on ubuntu 16.04. If someone has already done it, I need some help please ^_^. Thank you!
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How to install Kinect for Windows on Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to look up from the internet to find the method to install kinect on my Ubuntu. The beginning was successful but when i reached this part: $ ./RedistMaker It showed Building failed and then ...
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Where is the NiViewer in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am pretty much new to Ubuntu file and directory system. I installed OpenNi2 using sudo apt install libopenni2-dev but now could not find the NiViewer executable to test the installation. I looked in ...
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How to use Kinect for XBOX ONE (a.k.a Kinect v2) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have installed OpenCV on my freshly re-installed Ubuntu 16.04 following this blog and hopefully everything is just fine. Now I am going to use Kinect v2 and have searched the Web on how to install ...
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Kinect 2 on Ubuntu 16.04, device not listed in `lsusb`

I'm trying to get a Kinect v2 to run with my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I've already installed libfreenect2. To no avail. dmesg shows me the following output upon connecting the Kinect: [ 3541.672526] ...
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install opencv 3.1.0

I downloaded opencv3.1.0 and extracted it then I opened cmake and built it.Then I opened terminal and in its directory (the directory of given to cmake as build address) typed "make".when making is ...
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Ubuntu unable to use Kinect v1

I used Kinect on my ubuntu laptop, with a 12V adapter connect Kinect to usb. But the light on Kinect is always flashing and when checking lsusb, I can sometimes see Motor plugin and NEC which I think ...
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Cannot find liboost-mt

I'm using the kinect to get 3D models of soil erosion and to scan vegetation and I'm trying to compile this application for the kinect: http://www.ccs.neu.edu/research/gpc/imucam/index.html ,however ...
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Nvidia module null pointer dereference in boot up

I was trying to get KinectFusion via PCL running on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine working with a Microsoft Kinect v1 sensor and also an Asus Xtion Pro sensor. For some reason the sample code was freezing, ...
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How to install Kinect drivers?

I have a Kinect v2 and I am trying to connect it to my laptop using libfreenect2. Here is what I have done so far : Got the libfreenect2 project git clone https://github.com/OpenKinect/...
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Kinect v2 drivers for Ubuntu (audio)

Has anybody found any drivers for Kinect v2 for Ubuntu? Specifically I need drivers for the audio (the microphones) of Kinect v2.
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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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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 Ubuntu?...
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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.