new "kinect for windows" not work with openni??ubuntu11.10

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chen mo

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Mar 21, 2012, 4:53:21 AM3/21/12
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we buy a new an NEW "kinect for windows" (for commercial use),NOT "kinect for xbox360".in win7,install MS kinect SDK V1,it works.
but in ubuntu11.10,install openni+nite+av2sensorkinect,(follw https://github.com/avin2/SensorKinect).
what's more ,i follow some webpage to install  openni+nite+av2sensorkinec,but when i plug the kinect ,
it seems that the computer does not know the kinect ,and no driver is automate installed.

but,when i run the NiViewer sample,problem throw out as follows:
Device: PrimeSense/SensorKinect/5.1.0.25: The device is not connected! Device: PrimeSense/SensorV2/5.1.0.41: The device is not connected! Device: PrimeSense/SensorKinect/5.1.0.25: The device is not connected! Device: PrimeSense/SensorV2/5.1.0.41: The device is not connected!

is my installtion wrong ??? or the openni does NOT work with the new "kinect for windows"???
kinect for windows really means "just for windows,not for linux-like"????

Bernie

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Mar 21, 2012, 7:39:16 AM3/21/12
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Hi, Chen Mo,

You should use Ubuntu10.10 as it is officially supported by OpenNI
currently.

Bernie

On Mar 21, 4:53 pm, chen mo <chinamoc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> we buy a new an NEW "kinect for windows" (for commercial use),NOT "kinect
> for xbox360".in win7,install MS kinect SDK V1,it works.
> but in ubuntu11.10,install openni+nite+av2sensorkinect,(follwhttps://github.com/avin2/SensorKinect).

Daniel

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Mar 21, 2012, 8:38:43 AM3/21/12
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Hi,

imho, kinect for windows is not supported by OpenNI yet. Microsoft changed sth in the specification. I couldn't make it work on win7 either with openNI.
Just in case you have an old kinect for XBOX try to run that with your current linux setup. If that works, then it's not a problem of your linux installation.

Daniel

Robin

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Mar 24, 2012, 9:20:13 AM3/24/12
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Anything we can do to help get it working? I have a K4W device here.

David Ducrest

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Mar 24, 2012, 9:23:28 AM3/24/12
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I have one of each. Foolishly I assumed that the devices were identical and thought that I had screwed up the driver install. 

If I can help, let me know.

Amir Hirsch

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Mar 24, 2012, 7:25:17 PM3/24/12
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There are two ways to get Kinect for Windows into OpenNI:

It is possible to produce a Microsoft Kinect SDK to OpenNI bridge and some work was started on that direction with the Beta SDK:
This would only work on windows, but if there's serious commercial interest in this, I could do it for you.

The second approach is to reverse engineer the new sensor and produce a SensorKinect mod for the Kinect for Windows. This would work on Mac/Linux as well, but depending on what the new changes are and how much obfuscation Microsoft put up, it could also be a majorly difficult project. It wasn't as simple as just modifying the Product ID and Vendors ID.

But step back for a moment, why do you want the Kinect for Windows sensor into OpenNI? You can just use the Kinect for Xbox 360 with OpenNI for like $150 less. Is it Near Mode?


Amir


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Anything we can do to help get it working? I have a K4W device here.

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Robin

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Mar 28, 2012, 10:30:07 AM3/28/12
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Near mode and higher fps capture.

There is some commercial interest, but I'm currently debating whether
to just switch to MS SDK itself or continue OpenNI path (I got my
things working with OpenNI already) but needing to support K4W.

What are we looking at?

Tomoto

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Apr 2, 2012, 6:10:32 AM4/2/12
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Amir and everyone,

I fixed the bridge and now it is working with non-beta Kinect SDK. It
will open up the way to use Kinect for Windows with OpenNI for
commercial purpose. The code is ready to be published and I am now
trying to finish the documentation.

Thanks,
Tomoto

Roee Shenberg

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Apr 2, 2012, 12:06:33 PM4/2/12
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Awesome!

Tomoto

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Apr 3, 2012, 4:24:52 AM4/3/12
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Hi All,

Here's the new bridge that works with Kinect SDK V1.0.
https://www.assembla.com/code/kinect-mssdk-openni-bridge/git/nodes/for-kinect-sdk-v10/release/kinect-mssdk-openni-bridge-1.0-1.5.2.23.zip

I'm keeping it on the dev branch (for-kinect-sdk-v10) for a while, and
will merge on the main trunk after getting feedback.

Thanks,
Tomoto

Tim de Jager

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Apr 5, 2012, 8:44:45 AM4/5/12
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Hi,

People working on libfreenect, have managed to get the k4w working with near mode: https://github.com/renewagner/libfreenect/tree/k4w-wip. I'm wondering if libfreenect is able to communicate with the k4w, if it would be hard to do this with openni as well (as the details of the usb interfacing etc. are now known)? I cannot use the bridge alas, because we are limited to linux systems only.

Thanks,
Tim 

Tomoto

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Apr 13, 2012, 6:31:45 PM4/13/12
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Roee,

I released the bridge for Kinect SDK V1.0. Note that the release site
is now moved to googlecode:
http://code.google.com/p/kinect-mssdk-openni-bridge/

It supports near mode and works with NITE's gesture recognition. See
this topic for more details.
http://groups.google.com/group/openni-dev/browse_thread/thread/b56f8587a1217aa1

Hope it helps,
Tomoto


On 4月3日, 午前1:24, Tomoto <tom...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Here's the new bridge that works with Kinect SDK V1.0.https://www.assembla.com/code/kinect-mssdk-openni-bridge/git/nodes/fo...

Liana

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Apr 16, 2012, 6:36:04 AM4/16/12
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Tomoto, this is great, thanks! I don't suppose it would be possible to
make a version for Mac OS X?

On Apr 13, 11:31 pm, Tomoto <tom...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Roee,
>
> I released the bridge for Kinect SDK V1.0. Note that the release site
> is now moved to googlecode:http://code.google.com/p/kinect-mssdk-openni-bridge/
>
> It supports near mode and works with NITE's gesture recognition. See
> this topic for more details.http://groups.google.com/group/openni-dev/browse_thread/thread/b56f85...
> > > > > > Anything we can do to help get it working? I have aK4Wdevice here.

Roee Shenberg

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Apr 16, 2012, 4:55:44 PM4/16/12
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When Microsoft make their SDK available for Mac (read: likely never).

Tomoto

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Apr 16, 2012, 8:19:49 PM4/16/12
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Hi Liana,

Roee is right. This bridge is built purely on Kinect SDK with no hack,
and it is the design intention. I am afraid it will not be a solution
for Mac (as you asked) or Linux (as originally asked in this thread)
unless they are officially supported -- likely never.

Thanks,
Tomoto

manu

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Aug 21, 2012, 11:42:36 AM8/21/12
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hello Tomoto, All,

I see that MS published kinect SDK version 1.5 (+ toolkit 1.5.2) ...even if their setup file is named KinectSDK-v1.0-Setup.
Would this bridge be ok for that or is there an ongoing upgrade of the bridge ?

many thanks,

Manu

Francis

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Aug 28, 2012, 8:24:36 AM8/28/12
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Tomoto dude, You're a God...
 
You saved me sooooo much time...Thanks a lot!!! keep up the good work!!
 
Thanks...
Francis

Tomoto

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Sep 3, 2012, 10:07:54 PM9/3/12
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Hi Manu,

The bridge is tested on 1.5. Actually I am no longer testing it on 1.0. :-)

I did not change the file names because 1.0 and 1.5 are supposed to have the binary-level compatibility and there were no strong reasons to differentiate.

Thanks!
Tomoto

Tomoto

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Sep 3, 2012, 10:15:55 PM9/3/12
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Francis,

Glad to hear that it helped you. Though I cannot be active on it all the time, hopefully I will find minimum-necessary time to accommodate your requirements.

Happy Hacking!
Tomoto

Joana Gonçalves

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Nov 22, 2012, 5:39:07 AM11/22/12
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Hello all,
I wanna buy a kinect for windows but i wanna to use it on Linux, that is possible or still some problems? what should I do?
Thank you
Joana

马萌

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Dec 7, 2012, 10:44:01 AM12/7/12
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Thank you. It helps!
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