Obstacle avoiding autonomous drone using pixhawk !!

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Comment by Fnoop on January 7, 2018 at 9:11am

Very cool, well done!  Any details on how you did it, type of firmware, onboard computer, software, algorithms etc?

Comment by Omax 12 on January 7, 2018 at 11:57am
I am not really sure how he did it,
But I know he used ultrasonic sensors, pixhawk and arduino Mega, but I want to know how he overrides the autonomous mode of the pixhawk, never seen anyone do it before.
Comment by Devin Johnson on January 7, 2018 at 5:18pm

I am looking to develop a similar system. Can the Pixhawk code be modified without the need for an external board like an Arduino 2560 if no other sensors are required?

Comment by Mateusz Sadowski on January 8, 2018 at 2:19am

Devin, you can use our TeraRanger Tower for obstacle avoidance (the only board you need to integrate on your platform is our single PCB that you can see in the center of our 'sensor ring'). Here is the link to the ArduCopter docs: http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/common-teraranger-tower-objectavoi....

Comment by Omax 12 on January 16, 2018 at 8:10pm
https://www.intorobotics.com/a-cheap-idea-for-an-autonomous-system-...
They seem to have an idea abt this project too

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