Method 1: Download from LIPS

1. Go to AE Series SDK release page.

2. Download the latest SDK

3. Extract the downloaded file

4. run script

Method 2: Docker

Docker image contain

1. Pull prebuilt docker image

# Ubuntu 20.04 base image
$ docker pull hedgehao/lipsedge-ae4xx:sdk-2.43
# Ubuntu 18.04 base image
$ docker pull hedgehao/lipsedge-ae4xx:sdk-2.43-bionic

If you want to run GUI application (e.g. realsense-viewer). You can bridge X environment from docker to host as follow

$ docker run -it --privileged -v /dev/bus/usb/:/dev/bus/usb --device=/dev/dri --group-add video -v /tmp/.X11-unix/:/tmp/.X11-unix -e "DISPLAY=$DISPLAY" hedgehao/lipsedge-ae4xx:sdk-2.43

Method 3: Build from Source

1. Clone source from realsense SDK and ae4xx-sdk

$ git clone
$ git clone

2. Run patch script

$ cd librealsense
$ ../ae400-realsense-sdk/scripts/ .

3. Compile using cmake

$  mkdir build
$ cd build
$ make
$ make install

Camera Connection Configuration

Before running the camera viewer, check the correct IP is set in /usr/etc/LIPS/lib/network.json

The default IP of all AE series camera are Make sure you set the right IP address if you modify on your own.

  "count": "1",
  "config": {
    "ip1": ""

Run Camera Viewer

$ realsense-viewer

You can see the 2D and 3D camera feed by switching on Stereo Module and RGB Camera on the left panel.

Last updated