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Package Summary

Point Grey (FLIR) Spinnaker based camera driver (Blackfly S etc.)

Getting Started

These are the ros drivers for running the Pt Grey (FLIR) cameras that use the Spinnaker SDK. This code has been tested with various Point Grey Blackfly S (BFS) cameras.

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.

Prerequisites

The pre-requisites for this repo include:

# after installing spinnaker verify that you can run your cameras with SpinView
# after installing ros, install other pre-requisites with:
sudo apt install libunwind-dev ros-kinetic-cv-bridge ros-kinetic-image-transport

Installation

To install the spinnaker drivers:

bash mkdir -p ~/spinnaker_ws/src cd spinnaker_ws/src
git clone https://github.com/neufieldrobotics/spinnaker_sdk_camera_driver.git
cd ~/spinnaker_ws/
catkin_make
source ~/spinnaker_ws/devel/setup.bash
# add this to ~/.bashrc to make this permanent

Running the drivers

Modify the params/test_params.yaml file replacing the cam-ids and master cam serial number to match your camera's serial number. Then run the code as:

roslaunch spinnaker_sdk_camera_driver acquisition.launch

# Test that the images are being published by running rqt_image_view


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