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ROS Robotics By Example by Dr. Thomas L. Harman, Carol Fairchild

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Loading software for the mission

Part of the software that needed to perform this cooperative mission has been installed in previous chapters:

  • The ROS software installation of the ros-indigo-desktop-full configuration is described in the Installing and launching ROS section of Chapter 1, Getting Started with ROS
  • The installation of Crazyflie ROS software is described in the Loading Crazyflie ROS software section of Chapter 7, Making a Robot Fly

Software for the Kinect v2 to interface with ROS requires the installation of two items: libfreenect2 and iai_kinect2. The following sections provide the details of these installations.

Installing libfreenect2

The libfreenect2 software provides an open-source driver for Kinect v2. This driver does not support ...

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