[ros-users] Kinect as normal stereo cam?
lazewatskyd at cse.wustl.edu
Tue Aug 2 21:28:20 UTC 2011
Two cheap webcams, as you're using now, is probably the best way to do
stereo inexpensively. If you were feeling ambitious, you might be able to
use the IR camera and RGB camera on the Kinect as a stereo pair, but the
disparity is at most 2cm, so it wouldn't get you much.
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Kurt Konolige <konolige at willowgarage.com>wrote:
> ...in daylight...kk
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Kurt Konolige <konolige at willowgarage.com>
> > No, the Kinect will not work outside. --kk
> > On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Mano <info.equibo at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Is it possible to use the kinect as a normal dual camera? I mean without
> infrared? I want to be able to swith between outside and inside...
> >> If the outside daylight is too bright i can place a manual filter with a
> servo in front of the camera's.
> >> I need a cheap stereo setup that will work in any condition but i can't
> afford a laser scanning rangefinder. I am now using 2 microsoft HD-5000
> >> Mano
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