[ros-users] pgr_camera: driver for Point Grey Research Cameras

Patrick Bouffard bouffard at eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri May 7 17:50:25 UTC 2010

How do I get this indexed in the packages list?


On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Patrick Bouffard
<patrick.m.bouffard at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have put together a basic driver for Point Grey Research (PGR)
> cameras. It is patterned after the prosilica_camera package and has a
> similar interface. PGR's FlyCapture2 SDK is used to communicate with
> the camera. Note that the SDK is a prerequisite though that fact is
> not (yet) reflected in the package manifest; but if you have one of
> these cameras you likely already have the SDK installed.
> Not all the functionality of prosilica_camera is included yet (for
> example, polled mode, diagnostics, and self-test are at most only
> stubs for now) and testing has been limited thus far to the cameras
> that I use (FireflyMV USB), but I'm releasing it now in case it's of
> use to anyone else. It was actually pretty easy to put together
> (thanks largely to having the prosilica_camera example to work from)
> and it should be easy to add more features.
> You can get it at:
> http://github.com/pbouffard/ros.pgr_camera
> Comments, suggestions, etc. of course are very welcome!
> Pat
> P.S. For those who like version numbers, I've tagged the latest in the
> repo with "v0.1.3"..


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