Only released in EOL distros:  

The photo package provides access to digital cameras. Much of the underlying functionality is provide by the gPhoto libary. The system package libgphoto2-2-dev or equivalent is required.



The usb camera node interfaces with standard USB cameras (e.g. the Logitech Quickcam) using libusb_cam and publishes images as sensor_msgs::Image.


get_config (photo/GetConfig)
  • queries the value of a parameter
set_config (photo/SetConfig)
  • sets the value for a given parameter
capture (photo/Capture)
  • Image width


Calls the set_config service of photo_node and attempts to set the exptime parameter to 20.

Wiki: photo (last edited 2010-03-31 06:45:49 by MeloneeWise)