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Anyone knows how to link Raspberry pi to Kinect camera?

or can recommend a webcam.

I recently tried a logitech linux-compatible, but couldn't install it on the debian

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If you want to use video there is a driver in the kernel!

modprobe videodev
modprobe gspca_main
modprobe gspca_kinect

You get a new /dev/videoX and can use it like any other webcam!

For depth you need another driver which can be found here: https://github.com/xxorde/librekinect

Both work well on the current Raspbian

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Can I extract both depth and color simultaneously? –  echad Mar 26 at 19:39

See the following link which explains how to connect Kinect to Raspberry PI.

http://jonmacey.blogspot.com/2012/07/raspberry-pi-and-kinect.html

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Steve Robillard Mar 26 at 20:26

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