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Kinect with jit.cv

April 1, 2011 | 6:59 pm

Hi everybody. I am working on my oncoming thesis and I needed a reliable IR camera so that I can use it with the jit.cv objects. So I just bought kinect and I am trying to figure out how I am going to pass the data from kinect to the jit.cv. Is there a way I can connect the jit.freenect.grab with jit.cv? -I know though that kinect has to do with depth. But is there a way I could use kinect just as a simple IR camera? Do I necessarily need processing (unfortunately I am not familiarized with processing yet). Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
Leda


April 1, 2011 | 8:36 pm

see this thread, it should help: http://cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=32195


April 1, 2011 | 8:54 pm

Look at the help file for jit.freenect.grab. You can use the format IR message before opening the device to use the IR output form the RGB outlet.


April 5, 2011 | 2:47 pm

Thank you both. I guess I m going to need some extra help but it’s getting better. I might come back with a few more specific questions. Thanks again.


April 5, 2011 | 4:36 pm

I made a simple patch that lets you select a threshhold in the depth data an then run it through cv.jit. Take a look, it might help. I used a lot of the jit.freenect demo for this.


April 13, 2011 | 2:56 am

I don’t believe I didn’t see your post earlier… Thank you very much. I made some improvement but that’s a really coll patch- and the slider for threshold is a great idea. With a friends’ help I managed to add the jit.faces object so now I m trying to make my patch as precise as possible. I ll keep asking though..
Thanks once more.


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