To begin you must know that at this writing February there are two major open source Framework to run the Kinect on a computer which are OpenKinect and OpenNI:. Join Stack Overflow to learn, share knowledge, and build your career. This ensures that the package manager dpkg can keep track of all installed files on the system. OpenNI or Open Natural Interaction is an industry-led non-profit organization and open source software project focused on certifying and improving interoperability of natural user interfaces and organic user interfaces for Natural Interaction NI devices, applications that use those devices and middleware that facilitates access and use of such devices. This scheme shows us the architecture of OpenNI.

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Kinect: How to install and use OpenNI on Windows – Part 1

Pending an official SDK from Microsoft announced in springI did some tests on PC by helping me with the drivers supplied by the open source community. The o;enni was created in November[3] with the website going public on December 8.

All must be properly installed on your PC. I could build this source and run the NiViewer,exe with Kinect 2. The objective of this tutorial is to explain to you what are the differences between OpenKinect and OpenNI in a first time.


Once the download is finished, extract the file and go to the Bin folder. To begin we are going to install OpenNI:. Join Stack Overflow to kinfct, share kkinect, and build your career. OpenNI2 Kinect2 source and clone a copy on to your computer at desired location, ensure Kinect 2. This page was last edited on 7 Septemberat Sign up using Facebook.

Recently, software companies have attempted to expand OpenNI’s influence by making working with and integrating the technology dramatically simpler. OpenKinect is an open source project built around the libfreenect driver which offering an APIs to control the motor, the LEDs, the cameras and the audio.

Kinect: How to install and use OpenNI on Windows – Part 1 | Yannick Loriot

Because when I installed it, it said error. This modular architecture allows you to interface different middleware or devices complying opemni the API defined by OpenNI. Finally we are going to install the last component which allows OpenNI to run, namely NITE which is a middleware that contains all image processing algorithms and treatments of data raw from sensors: Notify me of new posts by email.

This stack is not available in C Turtle. Documentation generated on August 19, at Post Ooenni Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Microsoft announce the SDK recently July-Aug and I see that it is free but only runs on Windows 7 neat way to get openin to upgrade?


Wait for an open driver of kinect that works with openni. Rosinstall needs to be installed on your system. It is only available on Microsoft website here.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’m using the new kinect on win8.

IR and RGB video. OpenNI doesn’t support Kinect v1 or v2 directly. Enter the following key: To verify this you just have to connect the adapter on your Kinect then the on electric plug before connecting it to your PC. Each user working with a device needs to be member of the ‘video’ group. Robert Hegner 4, 3 35 Go here first and download the last OpenNI version v1.