San Antonio, TX

About Me:

Retired Sr Technical Analyst for Oracle.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I have a Typhoon-H and now I'm building a Tarot X6 with pixhawk and nvidia TK1 as the companion computer. Hoping to use this with a rover I'm also building in a swarm configuration.


San Antonio

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Dan J Pollock replied to Al Jones's discussion How to calibrate APM 2.6 when the rover is too large rotate in ArduRover User Group
"Thanks for that. I've been going crazy trying to figure out how to calibrate my large rover. No way to do it with live. Thanks Chris."
Sep 2, 2016
Dan J Pollock posted a discussion
Been trying to implement ackerman steering with a pixhawk but using two motors one on each wheel instead of a linkage. Not having much luck so considering other ways to accomplish this. Problem is my rover weighs about 40lbs has big tires and will…
Aug 26, 2016
Dan J Pollock replied to Anthony's discussion image processing for precision landing
" I was looking at the Pixhawk II specs the other night. Triple redundant and centimeter accuracy on the gps side. With something like this I don't think it would be that difficult. Once it found the target with the vision side and locked into those…"
Aug 26, 2016
Dan J Pollock commented on Roberto Navoni's blog post VR Rover : ArduRover + VR Brain 5.2 + Companion Computer + Velodyne Puck Lite. Outdoor autonomous navigation without GPS.
"Nice. I am building a rover as well using a Pixhawk and nvidia TX1. Not sure the firmware will run on a Pixhawk however :(   I have the Zed camera and a lidar lite with rotation for mapping. I was trying to do it all with the nvidia and ROS. The…"
Aug 26, 2016
Dan J Pollock posted a photo
Autonomous rover experiment. Pixhawk with nvidia TK1 as companion computer. Zed camera. Realsense camera and lidar.
Aug 8, 2016