nect

Depth camera library for kinect and asus xtion

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nect

Depth camera library for kinect and asus xtion

Install

Then:

$ git clone git://github.com/Bodhi5/nect.git

Test

Plug your nect and do:

$ cd node-nect
$ npm test

Use

Create a context

var nect = require('nect');

var context = nect();

Accepts options like this:

var nect = require('nect');

var options = {
  device: 2
};

var context = nect(options);

Options:

  • device: integer for device number. Default is 0

Resuming / pausing

nect is paused by default, to start pumping video or depth you need to resume it like this:

context.resume();

You can also pause it like this:

context.pause();

LED

var nect = require('nect');

var context = nect();
context.led("red");

Accepts these strings as sole argument:

  • "off"
  • "green"
  • "red"
  • "yellow"
  • "blink green"
  • "blink red yellow"

Video

Enable video:

context.start('video');

Listen for video frames:

context.on('video', function(buf) {
  // buf is RGB-encoded, 640 x 480
});

Depth

Enable depth:

context.start('depth');

Listen for depth frames:

context.on('video', function(buf) {
  // each depth pixel in buf has 2 bytes, 640 x 480, 11 bit resolution
});

Credits

Based on Pedro Teixeira kinect library

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2013 Bodhi5 info@bodhi5.com

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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