I have recently purchased a Teraranger One with the i2c adapter cable. It's all wired up and configured, but the sonar range on the Mission Planner flight display simply reads 0.Here are the things…Continue
The Groundhog is being developed to line-follow at low altitude and higher speeds. This video is of the field testing taking the speed up to 1.75 m/s. It also explains why the Groundhog now sports sunglasses.
An oval of 50mm red…Continue
It's been a few week since tests were conducted of The Groundhog line-following a straight red line. The Groundhog was an entry in the MAAXX Europe 2017 competition and although it didn't win, the lessons learned are being implemented so that it can be more competitive next year.
In this last post of the series I shall overview the main program including the control algorithms for the Groundhog. Code is written in Python, using Dronekit and OpenCV all running on a Raspberry Pi 3.
As we are flying indoors without GPS and also without optical flow, we are using…Continue