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skeleton tracking on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using ROS Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04. I have Microsoft Kinect first version. I installed openni and nite 1.5.2.23 but I couldn't find a ROS package for skeleton tracking by using nite and openni ...
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Having trouble with making openni_depth_frame a visable child of Baxter's head in Rviz

I'm using a kinect with Baxter. I am having a problem getting baxter to move one of its hands to a humans hand to grab something from it. In order to track people I am using openni.launch from the ...
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Skeleton tracking using openni_tracker

I am trying to use openni_tracker to track skeletons. After running the command rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker . the Kinect is able to detect new users but nothing happens after that. Please can ...
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follow a person using openni_tracker

Hi guys, I have openni_tracker working and I would try to make my pioneer follow the detected user. My idea was to use the tf data give by openni_tracker but I don't how to use them to make the robot ...
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ROS Jade on ubuntu 14.04 E: Unable to locate package ros-jade-openni-tracker

I am planning to work on parrot Jumping Sumo by using gesture control using ROS and Kinect. I have installed the all the required packages except openni_tracker. When i try the conmmand : ...
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Openni_tracker giving an error message "InitFromXml failed"?

I am using ros indigo and kinect xbox. When i run the "rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker", i was getting error InitFromXml failed: Can't create any node of the requested type! I followed ...
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tf Listener for OpenNI Tracker [Solved]

Hello all, I want get joint coordinates of skeleton. I understand that I can get this information using tf listener as mentioned here. http://wiki.ros.org/tf/Tutorials/Writing%20a%20tf%20listener%20%...
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How can I setup skeleton tracking using a Kinect and ROS Indigo on Ubuntu 14.04?

I read about openni_tracker, but that doesn't work with Indigo, so, I'm struck. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks! Originally posted by ravit on ROS Answers with karma: 11 on 2015-07-23 Post ...
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How do i get the distancies between frames in openni_tracker?

Hi all! I'm running ROS hydro with ubuntu 12.04 (I'm new for both of them). I'm using kinect for skeletal tracking, but I don't know how to get the length of the limbs during a movement. Can someone ...
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Difficulty installing and running openni_tracker on Hydro

I am trying to install and run openni_tracker on a turtlebot laptop running hydro. When I try to run the openni_tracker after installing it with sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-openni-tracker we get ...
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tf that has stopped publishing still can be found by lookupTransform

Hi guys, My problem is that lookupTransform function can still get the transformation and rotation of a frame that has stopped publishing already (I tried tf_echo and tf_monitor and it is not there.) ...
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How to get Kinect's serial number with OPENNI

Dear friends, I am new in "openni". I want to get my Kinect's serial number that I can use this to relate the "openni_tracker" package to each kinect to have a multi skeleton ...
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openni_tracker using two Kinects problem

Dear friends. I am new in ROS and I am trying to track the human skeleton by two different Kinects (from different angles and distances). But I can not run the "openni_tracker" with two ...
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Openni_tracker subscriber and more

Hi I am really new with ROS, what I want to do is track the skeleton using openni_tracker with groovy which is already working but I need to get the data from the joints (position) and I can see it ...
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Using TF to detect user

I am trying to use the TF transforms from Openni_tracker to detect the presence of a person. I want to perform an action when a "user" is detected. Is this possible - I'm aware that ...
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Getting individual joint positions in openni_tracker

Hi all, I have openni_tracker running and publishing at /tf. I get following type of data if I try to publish /tf or save it in <...
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Problems with openni_tracker launching

Hi, I am trying to use openni_tracker. I have ros-fuerte-openni* installed. ...
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openni crashes when sensor starts plugged in

I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this and has found a solution? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Hydro. When I try to run the following command with my PrimeSense Carmine 1.08 or 1.09 ...
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Issues installing openni packages in ROS Groovy/Hydro

Hi everyone, As per the last update of ROS Hydro, I have compatibility issues with OpenNI packages. It seems to me that not all packages released in the standard distribution are using OpenNI as a ...
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How to callback specific tf joint from openni_tracker

hey, I'm trying to write a callback for tf's from the openni_tracker node but i get errors at runtime. To "echo" the data, i launch the tracker with this parameters: ...
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Openni_tracker crashes with a segmentation fault (core dumped)

Any idea on what is causing it ? It is running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, ROS Fuerte and an intel graphics card. gbd run output : ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: openni_tracker

Hi everybody 1.-I have installed sudo apt-get install ros-groovy-openni-tracker 2.-I have also installed NiTE v1.5.2.21 Linux-x86, then I have extracted the file to my Downloads directory, and I did ...
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Subscribe to tf (e.g. tf callback)

I'm playing around with the openni_skeletal tracker, which posts all of its position data only to /tf. Now I want to access that tf data like I would access a different sensor stream. I want to write ...
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How to link OpenNI and NITE as external libraries

I'd like to link OpenNI and NITE to my own package as external libraries. How can I do it? I'm using ROS groovy with Ubuntu 12.04. In order to rosmake my package which uses OpenNI and NITE, I ...
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openni_tracker has problem opening database/parameter File

I'm trying to use the openni_launch and openni_tracker packages. I made a package called kinect_hmi and a launch file which launches both the openni_launch file and openni_track. When I tested this ...
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openni_tracker displaying pointcloud and skeleton alignment?

I have openni_tracker working. However, I am not sure how I can visualize both point cloud from Kinect as well as the skeleton TF data. I can visualize Kinect point cloud by setting fixed frame to /...
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openni_tracker fails on 12.04

http://answers.ros.org/question/42654/openninite-incompatible-in-fuerteprecise/ According to above, this should been fixed with 1.5.4.0 according to @tfoote but I am still seeing it on Fuerte/Groovy ...
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openni_tracker failed because of InitFromXml failed

Hello ,I am a new user of ROS openni. Now I'm using ubuntu 12.04 and my ROS dist is groovy. when I run the command rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker,the only thing I got is a error message: ...
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Transform between /openni_depth_frame and /camera_link

Hi I'm a bit confused since I'm new to ROS. I'm using the openni_tracker and ar_kinect packages together. Rviz complains that it can't transform from any of the skeleton topics (e.g. /head1) to /...
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Error launching the openni_tracker

Hi guys, I am new in Ubuntu and ROS. The system I am using is ROS Fuerte. It is running in the Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. When I try to open the openni_tracker I get the following error message: "[rospack]...
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skeliton joint angles from openni_tracker

I'm trying to read human joint angles using tf messages posted by openni_tracker. Tracker posts tf messages and it seems these are normally read with a tf::TransformListener object. I got this part to ...
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Openni_tracker Illegal Instruction

Hi, I'm trying to run openni_tracker and when I type "rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker". I get the output "Illegal instruction". I do know my kinect is working since I am able ...
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Running openni_tracker with multiple kinects

Hi everyone, I am using two kinects on the same computer, and I would like to run some skeleton tracking for each of the kinects. In order to do that, multiple solutions occured to my mind : run ...
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OpenNI/NITE incompatible in Fuerte/Groovy on Precise

When trying to use openni_tracker with Kinect (Xbox-version) on Ubuntu 12.04 with Fuerte. I was getting the following error message: ...
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Openni_tracker no skeleton data published in /tf

Hello everybody, I want to visualize the skeleton transforms in rviz. After starting openni.launch, openni_tracker and doing the psi-pose, i expect the different body-part frames in the tf-topic.......
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How to update URDF character joint state using openni_tracker

I am trying to develop a simple kinect demo that consists in standing in front of a kinect and after that, start control the movents of a simple URDF character. To do that, I planned to subscribe to ...
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Openni_tracker question

http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_tracker How do I bring up the Prime Sense User Tracker viewer? I ran rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker and it looks like it published to /tf. Originally posted by ...
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openni_tracker "Find user generator failed"

Hi all! I try to run openni_tracker as follows: rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker after I have launched ...
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How to move through tracked person?

Hi, I am using Openni tracker for tracking and recognizing user's gesture and i want to move through the tracked person by navigation!(I have transformed its position to the /map frame) But the ...
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openni_tracker with "Kinect for Windows"

Im trying to start the openni_tracker ( with rosrun openni_tracker openni_tracker) and get this error messages: ...
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openni_tracker on ubuntu11.10 on VMware

Hello. I'm very new to linux and ros. I have installed ubuntu 11.10 on VMware. I have installed ROS following guide from here "http://www.ros.org/wiki/electric/Installation/Ubuntu" and ...
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Running Ros Openni Tracker from bag files

Hi, I have a bag file which has /camera/depth_registered/image_rect_raw. I was thinking to receive data and create depth nodes from this topic in ros openni tracker rather than the live data from the ...
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Autocalibration of any pose - openni_tracker

Is it possible to edit the openni_tracker.cpp program to enable auto calibration without requiring the user to present a certain pose? Typically the program requires the user to be in a PSI pose. ...
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roslaunch error

I am trying to write a launch file which runs the nodes that are crated on a remote system named "turtlebot2" from my host computer "prasanna". When I run i get this error This is ...
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Detecting user position with Kinect without PSI pose

Hello, I searched the documentation and forum and did not find any answer to this question, but I might have missed something. So apologies if this is a solved issue. I'm a very new to ROS so this ...
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Visualising the skeleton from openni_tracker in rviz

I'm trying to display the skeleton that the openni_tracker detects in rviz. I just installed pi_tracker and ran the skeleton_tracker node that uses it's own program for visualisation, but I know you ...
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accessing skeletal tracker data

I had a problem in accessing and processing of the data given by Kinect in Openni package. The problem is I am piping the Kinect data to a text file using rostopic echo /tf >> data.txt then I am ...
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Transforming between openni_depth_frame to a frame in the hierarchy of the kinect driver

When using the openni_tracker for skeletal tracking, all the skeletal frames being tracked have common parent frame "openni_depth_frame". Since the openni_depth_frame does not have a parent ...
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openni tracker not producing any output

I am trying to run the openni_tracker node to duplicate the results from the wiki http://www.ros.org/wiki/openni_tracker although the openni_tracker node just isn't producing any output. Here is a ...
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Openni skeleton tracker does not post transforms

Hi, i am trying to use the openni skeleton tracker with kinect. We are starting openni with default parameters and openni_tracker: ...
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