Installing OpenCV 3.0.0 alpha in Ubuntu

This post is intended to aid linux enthusiasts to install the latest OpenCV version 3.0.0 on their computer. The method is tested in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and can also be applied to Mint and Debian users. Eventhough the method mentioned below will overwrite any existing OpenCV installation on your system, it is advised to remove any previous…

SimpleOpenNI for working with Kinect Sensor in Ubuntu

This post is intended to help users to work with SimpleOpenNI and Microsoft Kinect Sensor. SimpleOpenNI is a easy to use interface for getting started with kinect sensor. The procedure is tested in 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 machine. The instructions for 64 bit machine are also same.   Download OpenNI_NITE_Installer-Linux32-0.27.zip from here. 64 bit users please download OpenNI_NITE_Installer-Linux64-0.27.zip. Extract…