Fixposition Installation

To install the package simply follow the instructions.

  • Navigate to your workspace

cd ~/catkin_ws/src
  • Clone the Fixposition ros driver

git clone
git clone
  • Install the ros driver dependencies

cd ..
sudo apt update -qq
rosdep update
rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src -y
  • Build the workspace

catkin_make -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
  • Activate the workspace

source devel/setup.bash
  • (Optional) Permanently source your workspace

gedit .bashrc
  • Add to the last line

source /home/<your_username>/catkin_ws/devel/setup.bash
  • Additionally to view the camera stream in ROS please install.

sudo apt-get install ros-noetic-video-stream-opencv
  • After which you can add a launch file to any of you rospkgs with the following configuration:

   <include file="$(find video_stream_opencv)/launch/camera.launch" >
      <arg name="camera_name" value="fixposition_cam" />
      <arg name="video_stream_provider" value="" />
      <!-- Low res -->
      <arg name="fps" value="10" />
      <arg name="frame_id" value="fixposition _frame" />
      <arg name="camera_info_url" value="" />
      <arg name="flip_horizontal" value="false" />
      <arg name="flip_vertical" value="true" />
      <arg name="visualize" value="false" />