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Sending Quads GPS Location over Mavlink?

Started by Mike Klinker Apr 10. 0 Replies

Hey Everyone,I am working in a research lab that has a full motion-capture system. I was curious if anyone knew a way to send the vehicles GPS location over mavlink through roscopter. I have…Continue

Erle-brain, a Linux autopilot powered by ROS

Started by Víctor Mayoral Dec 22, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,I am pleased to announce a Linux autopilot to comes powered by ROS. As shared in the main thread, …Continue

Tags: autopilot, Linux, Hydromedusa, ROS

Using Mavlink_ros

Started by Pushyami Kaveti. Last reply by Ruoyu Tan Aug 28, 2014. 5 Replies

Hi,I am trying to use mavlink_ros to communicate with APM 2.6 . I can successfully install mavlink_ros using rosmake following the instructions on github and run the mavlink_ros_serial. I am trying…Continue

Tags: APM2.6, mavlink_ros

MAVLink to ROS generator

Started by Pedro Marques da Silva. Last reply by Pedro Marques da Silva Jul 25, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi all,I would like to announce a new python script to Generate ROS messages/topics/node/package from a mavlink message definition file.This python packages enable us to control a Robot /UAV using…Continue

Tags: Autopilot, messages, topics, node, Robot

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Comment by Víctor Mayoral on March 26, 2015 at 3:26pm

For those interested, the PXF cape is now available for 100$ through its crowdfunding campaign. Check it out here.

Comment by Víctor Mayoral on March 24, 2015 at 3:47pm

ROS, APM and mavros teleoperating a drones through CV

Comment by Kabir on February 19, 2015 at 9:08am

Comment by RoboBill on February 5, 2015 at 11:35pm

Hi Everyone,

I'm building an "open source" radar scanning platform for both the LIDAR Lite and SF02 laser range finder. I hope you all will check it out at

This project is to help those who know ROS easily put together a 360 degree scanning system that does not require any special tools (lathe, tap/die, mill) and whose parts are easily available i.e. 



Comment by Pedro Marques da Silva on July 19, 2014 at 2:01pm

Here is a new ROS tool to generate all MAvlink messages to ROS messages:

This could help to control a UAV from a ROS environment



Comment by Kabir on May 2, 2014 at 9:40am

Can anybody with a ready system cross-compile me ROS for Saucy armhf?

Thanks for the help!!

3D Robotics
Comment by Chris Anderson on May 22, 2013 at 7:45pm

Here's a great post on the front page here on connecting APM, ROS and the Kinect:

3D Robotics
Comment by Chris Anderson on March 1, 2013 at 11:32am

Here's a new ROS package for the AR.Drone 2.0

Comment by Dave Johnson on August 1, 2011 at 12:44pm

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