Finger Detector

Description: a program used on top of the hand detector, that segments out fingers of an open palm, plus some other hand poses. The result is published as a Hand message.

Submitted By: Garratt Gallagher

Keywords: finger detector


How to Reproduce Your Entry

For complete information on running this demo, see the Finger detection demo page run:

  •  rosmake skeletal_tracker hand_interaction

With the Kinect plugged in, run:

  • roslaunch hand_interaction finger_detector.launch

To view with rviz, use the configuration:

  • `rospack find hand_interaction`/config/fingerdetection.vcg

Code to Checkout

  1. First you have to check out and compile the mit-ros-pkg repository. Please follow the MIT Kinect Demos General Installation instructions.

  2. You can then continue on that page to follow the instructions for installing the 'Finger Detection' Demo, which have been copied here for your convenience:

    rosmake hand_interaction --rosdep-install


  • ni
  • pcl
  • hand_interaction
  • skeletal_tracker

Wiki: openni/Contests/ROS 3D/Finger Detector (last edited 2011-01-24 05:52:17 by GarrattGallagher)