[ros-users] Localization from a camera (or two)?

Nathaniel Lewis linux.robotdude at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 07:32:36 UTC 2011

I also have this question, for I have a Kinect and it would be cool to use
some time of localization algorithms with it.


On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Max B <skinkworks42 at gmail.com> wrote:

> To All:
>      I have a super-cheap robot that has one webcam, and may have two, set
> up to be a stereo pair. Are there any projects working on getting
> localization from an image source or a point cloud? Also, a related
> question, does vslam create the same kind of maps that slam_gmapping
> creates? When I watched the vslam video, it looks like it's a map of
> tracking points, not a map of the environment.
> Thanks,
>    Max
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