[ros-users] Digital Camera 1394 in ROS?

Radu Bogdan Rusu rusu at willowgarage.com
Thu Mar 11 17:48:31 UTC 2010

The nodelets have been released yesterday with common 1.1, but you need to wait until roscpp comes out with ROS core 1.1 
to take advantage of the data passing optimizations.

Jack O'Quin wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 4:20 AM, Rosen Diankov <rosen.diankov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> hi all,
>> Sorry for joining this heated discussion late.
>> The decision for including opencv into cameradc1394 was because we
>> wanted minimal latency for publishing an undistorted image with the
>> correct compression. In the past, ROS messages were being sent over
>> TCP/IP, and such a decision was necessary. However, with the recent
>> 'nodelet' feature that allows image messages to be passed as pointers,
>> it makes much more sense to remove the opencv dependency from
>> cameradc1394 and make it consistent with the rest of the camera
>> drivers. Given that camera_drivers is released as a stack, this also
>> means that i would not be able to fix bugs in real-time if
>> cameradc1394 was offered as part of it.
> Good point. Nodelet support will be important for all the camera drivers.
> Is there a release schedule for this package yet? Is the preliminary
> version in good enough shape for us to experiment with it?

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