ROS, APM and the Kinect

All - I thought I would post on here about the project I recently finished.  This was a project for my university.  The goal for this project was to do some form of tracking with the kinect using ROS and send output commands to the APM via MAVLink.  I used the roscopter package from Yogesh and expanded upon it pretty heavily.  I also made it able to work with the ArduPlane software as well.

You can watch a video demo here:

For the wiki page/code, go here:

And a project report:


The code is freely available, just use at your own risk!  :)


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  • 3D Robotics

    David, this is super impressive! Worth a blog post on the front page, I think, especially if you can explain a bit more what you might be able to do with this. 

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