Kinect color (rgb) noisy images [closed]

asked 2013-02-22 08:21:39 -0600

pavrom gravatar image

i'm using opencv interface ( to get color (rgb) and depth frames from a kinect camera. For a standard VGA 640x480 resolution and with code like

capture.retrieve( bgrImage, OPENNI_BGR_IMAGE );

i get this :

I think this is really noisy. Is this normal quality for a kinect rgb camera? I tried various filtering (blurring, sharpening, opening..) procedures but i got minor improvements.

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Mathieu Barnachon
close date 2013-02-28 08:42:39.904357


This is not the ''normal'' result for a RGB capture from Kinect… Are you sure you have enough light in the room?

Mathieu Barnachon gravatar imageMathieu Barnachon ( 2013-02-22 08:34:49 -0600 )edit
pavrom gravatar imagepavrom ( 2013-02-22 13:04:53 -0600 )edit

well deserved punishment for drinking beer from tin cans!

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2013-02-22 13:59:58 -0600 )edit

I close the question as the answer was given in comment.

Mathieu Barnachon gravatar imageMathieu Barnachon ( 2013-02-28 08:42:00 -0600 )edit