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Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming by Lentin Joseph

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Interfacing Intel Real Sense camera with ROS

One of the new 3D depth sensors from Intel is Real Sense. The following link is the ROS interface of Intel Real Sense: https://github.com/BlazingForests/realsense_camera

Interfacing Intel Real Sense camera with ROS

Figure 11: Intel Real Sense

Before installing the ROS driver, we have to install the following packages for building the source code:

$ sudo apt-get install libudev-dev libv4l-dev

After installing, clone the ROS package to the src folder of catkin workspace:

$ cd ~/catkin_ws/src
$ git clone https://github.com/BlazingForests/realsense_camera.git
$ catkin_make

Launch the Real Sense camera driver and RViz using the following command:

$ roslaunch ...

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