Patrick Poirier
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  • Montreal , Quebec
  • Canada

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Patrick Poirier commented on Chris Anderson's blog post "MVP" computer vision rover with OpenMV for less than $90
"Yes I agree the odometry do not really optimize the  tracking loop process.  Actually I found this code while looking at single tick encoders (there are not many) , and I could not resist to try it. I might try the full ROS stack, but…"
Oct 16
Patrick Poirier commented on Chris Anderson's blog post "MVP" computer vision rover with OpenMV for less than $90
"Rainy Week-End ;-) ... Time to test new stuff  I found this very interesting code :  ESP_ROS , that is using the Arduino IDE to implement a full turtle bot  ROS  stack on the functionality to the Esp8266 Car. I never relly liked…"
Oct 15
Patrick Poirier replied to Paul Atkin's discussion How to create an _immediate_ kill switch on PX4/APM?
"@Thomas, Looking at these rules There is an official Kill Switch design that looks a lot like your design !!…"
Oct 13

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About Me:
25 years of experience in computer and telecommunication business developpement.

Private Pilot (Fixed Wings - Rotor) and RC enthusiat
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Developpement of new apps and solutions

Patrick Poirier's Blog

Future of On-Demand Urban Air Transportation

Posted on October 27, 2016 at 10:24am 7 Comments

On-demand aviation has the potential to radically improve urban mobility, giving people back time lost in their daily commutes. Uber is close to the commute pain that citizens in cities around the world feel. We view…


AI-powered drone inspections unveiled by Aerialtronics, Neurala and NVIDIA

Posted on September 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

One of the world’s first automated inspections by an intelligent drone with deep learning capabilities was demonstrated at the GPU Technology Conference Europe today by Aerialtronics, a Dutch manufacturer of technologically advanced drones, Neurala, a pioneer in deep learning software, and NVIDIA®, the world leader in…


Qualcom is paving the path to 5G: Optimizing commercial LTE networks for drone communication

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 6:21am 1 Comment


As a leader in 4G LTE technology, Qualcomm and its engineers did not hesitate to jump at the opportunity to test LTE-controlled drones in real-world scenarios. We were eager to analyze how, and if drones could…


Intel to Acquire Movidius: Accelerating Computer Vision through RealSense for the Next Wave of Computing

Posted on September 6, 2016 at 8:27am 27 Comments

Combined with Intel’s Existing Assets, Movidius Technology – for New Devices Like Drones, Robots, Virtual Reality Headsets and More – Positions Intel to Lead in Providing Computer Vision and Deep Learning Solutions from the Device to the Cloud

Computer vision is a critical technology for smart, connected devices of the future. (Credit: Intel Corporation)


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