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Group for people working on using the Robot Operating System with DIY Drones UAVs.

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ROS based drone development made easy with FlytOS

Started by Nitin Gupta Jan 20, 2016. 0 Replies

FlytOS is a framework for building high-level drone applications, such as, aerial delivery, precision agriculture, surveys, photography, industrial inspections, disaster management.It is built on ROS…Continue

Sending Quads GPS Location over Mavlink?

Started by Mike Klinker Apr 10, 2015. 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

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Comment by RoboBill on July 1, 2015 at 6:39am

The POZYX Project is funded with ROS support

Comment by RoboBill on June 22, 2015 at 7:56am

FYI... a few days ago, the Pozyx team,announced a Kickstarter stretch goal that will make sure that the Pozyx, an Arduino shield that promises centimeter localization, works with ROS. 

Comment by Víctor Mayoral on June 18, 2015 at 1:47am

A new episode a the Learning ROS video series.


Comment by J Smith on May 1, 2015 at 6:00am

I still have my head wedged into CADD design of the physical drone, frame and such, but want to get into more advanced operating systems, and it looks like this may be a very good group and approach.

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!!


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