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Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/AprilRobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

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Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/AprilRobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

CHANGELOG
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Package Dependencies

No dependencies on ROS packages.

System Dependencies

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No known dependants.

Launch files

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Messages

No message files found.

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Plugins

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Recent questions tagged apriltag at answers.ros.org

Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/AprilRobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

CHANGELOG
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Package Dependencies

No dependencies on ROS packages.

System Dependencies

Dependant Packages

No known dependants.

Launch files

No launch files found

Messages

No message files found.

Services

No service files found

Plugins

No plugins found.

Recent questions tagged apriltag at answers.ros.org

Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/AprilRobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

CHANGELOG
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Wiki Tutorials

See ROS Wiki Tutorials for more details.

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Package Dependencies

No dependencies on ROS packages.

System Dependencies

Dependant Packages

No known dependants.

Launch files

No launch files found

Messages

No message files found.

Services

No service files found

Plugins

No plugins found.

Recent questions tagged apriltag at answers.ros.org

Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/aprilrobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

CHANGELOG
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Wiki Tutorials

See ROS Wiki Tutorials for more details.

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Package Dependencies

No dependencies on ROS packages.

System Dependencies

Dependant Packages

Launch files

No launch files found

Messages

No message files found.

Services

No service files found

Plugins

No plugins found.

Recent questions tagged apriltag at answers.ros.org

Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 3.2.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/aprilrobotics/apriltag.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2022-06-16
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

CHANGELOG
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Package Dependencies

No dependencies on ROS packages.

System Dependencies

Dependant Packages

Launch files

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Messages

No message files found.

Services

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Plugins

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Package Summary

Tags No category tags.
Version 0.10.0
License BSD
Build type CMAKE
Use RECOMMENDED

Repository Summary

Checkout URI https://github.com/christianrauch/apriltag2.git
VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2019-02-24
Dev Status MAINTAINED
CI status No Continuous Integration
Released RELEASED
Tags No category tags.
Contributing Help Wanted (0)
Good First Issues (0)
Pull Requests to Review (0)

Package Description

AprilTag detector library

Additional Links

Maintainers

  • Christian Rauch

Authors

  • Edwin Olson

AprilTag 3

AprilTags are a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTags, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here.

Support

Please create an issue on this github for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Pose Estimation

We have added methods to estimate the 3d pose of the AprilTag given camera parameters and the size of the tag. Sample code is as follows:

// First create an apriltag_detection_info_t struct using your known parameters.
apriltag_detection_info_t info;
info.det = det;
info.tagsize = tagsize;
info.fx = fx;
info.fy = fy;
info.cx = cx;
info.cy = cy;

// Then call estimate_tag_pose.
apriltag_pose_t pose;
double err = estimate_tag_pose(&info, &pose);

// Do something with pose.
...

You can also call estimate_tag_pose_orthogonal_iteration which allows the user to specify the number of iterations used and also returns both possible solutions for the tag pose along with their errors.

Upgrading from AprilTag 3

For most use-cases this should be a drop in replacement.

  • The options refine_decode, refine_pose, and black_border have been removed.
  • If you have generated your own families, you will need to regenerate the c code for those families. The java code however does not need to be regenerated so this should be quick and easy.

Install

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig. Be aware that there are some larger tag families which may take a long time to build. If you do not want to use these tag families then you can speed up the installation by deleting the files tagCircle49h12.c, tagCircle49h12.h, tagCustom48h12.c, tagCustom48h12.h, tagStandard52h13.c, and tagStandard52h13.h before installing.

$ make
$ sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Usage

A basic AprilTag application can be seen in example/apriltag_demo.c.

Initialization: instantiate a detector and at least one tag family.

apriltag_detector_t *td = apriltag_detector_create();
apriltag_family_t *tf = tag36h11_create();
apriltag_detector_add_family(td, tf);

Some tag detector parameters can be set at this time. The default parameters are the recommended starting point.

td->quad_decimate = 2.0;
td->quad_sigma = 0.0;
td->refine_edges = 1;
td->decode_sharpening = 0.25;

Increase the image decimation if faster processing is required; the trade-off is a slight decrease in detection range. A factor of 1.0 means the full-size input image is used.

Some Gaussian blur (quad_sigma) may help with noisy input images.

Detection: a single one-line call will process an input image and return a list of detections.

zarray_t *detections = apriltag_detector_detect(td, im);

for (int i = 0; i < zarray_size(detections); i++) {
    apriltag_detection_t *det;
    zarray_get(detections, i, &det);

    // Do something with det here
}

apriltag_detections_destroy(detections);

zarray is a container class which is included with apriltag. To process through the list of detections, use zarray_get, as illustrated above.

The caller is responsible for freeing detections by calling apriltag_detections_destroy().

Cleanup: free the detector and tag family when done.

apriltag_detector_destroy(td);
tag36h11_destroy(tf);

OpenCV Integration

Note that this library has no external dependencies. Most applications will require, at minimum, a method for acquiring images.

See example/opencv_demo.cc for an example of using AprilTag in C++ with OpenCV. This example application can be built by executing the following:

$ cd examples
$ make opencv_demo

Image data in a cv::Mat object can be passed to AprilTag without creating a deep copy. Simply create an image_u8_t header for the cv::Mat data buffer:

cv::Mat img;

image_u8_t img_header = { .width = img.cols,
    .height = img.rows,
    .stride = img.cols,
    .buf = img.data
};
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Package Description

AprilTag detector library

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Maintainers

  • Max Krogius
  • Wolfgang Merkt

Authors

  • Edwin Olson
  • Max Krogius

AprilTag 3

AprilTag is a visual fiducial system popular in robotics research. This repository contains the most recent version of AprilTag, AprilTag 3, which includes a faster (>2x) detector, improved detection rate on small tags, flexible tag layouts, and pose estimation. AprilTag consists of a small C library with minimal dependencies.

You can find tag images for the pre-generated layouts here. We recommend using the tagStandard41h12 layout.

Papers

AprilTag is the subject of the following papers.

AprilTag: A robust and flexible visual fiducial system

AprilTag 2: Efficient and robust fiducial detection

Flexible Layouts for Fiducial Tags

Usage

User Guide

Install

Officially only Linux operating systems are supported, although users have had success installing on Windows too.

The default installation will place headers in /usr/local/include and shared library in /usr/local/lib. It also installs a pkg-config script into /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and will install a python wrapper if python3 is installed.

cmake

If you have CMake installed, then do:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

This will build shared (*.so) libraries by default. If you need static (*.a) libraries set BUILD_SHARED_LIBS to OFF:

cmake -B build -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=OFF
cmake --build build --target install

If you have Ninja (sudo apt install ninja-build) installed, you can use:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build build --target install

to generate and compile via the ninja build script. It will be much faster than with cmake's default Makefile generator.

You can omit --target install if you only want to use this locally without installing.

make

Otherwise, we have a handwritten makefile you can use (be warned it will do slightly different things):

make -j
sudo make install

To install to a different directory than /usr/local:

$ PREFIX=/some/path sudo make install

Debugging

You can enable AddressSanitizer to debug memory issues for Debug builds by setting the ASAN option:

cmake -B build -GNinja -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug -DASAN=ON
cmake --build build

Mostly you can then run your executables as usual and inspect the sanitiser output. If you get a message like ASan runtime does not come first in initial library list; you should either link runtime to your application or manually preload it with LD_PRELOAD. you have to preload the corresponding libasan.so.5 like this:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libasan.so.5 ./build/opencv_demo

Flexible Layouts

AprilTag 3 supports a wide variety of possible tag layouts in addition to the classic layout supported in AprilTag 2. The tag's data bits can now go outside of the tag border, and it is also possible to define layouts with "holes" inside of the tag border where there are no data bits. In this repo we have included:

  • Two families of the new standard layout. This layout adds a layer of data bits around the outside of the tag border, increasing data density, and the number of possible tags, at the cost of a slight decrease in detection distance.
  • Two families of circular tags.
  • One family which has a hole in the middle. This could be used for example for drone applications by placing different sized tags inside of each other to allow detection over a wide range of distances.

You can generate your own tag families using our other repo, AprilTag-Generation.

Support

Please create an issue on this GitHub for any questions instead of sending a private message. This allows other people with the same question to find your answer.

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