"He's lucky no one in the audience didn't take advantage of the no root password for ARDrone. Just telnet to 192.168.1.1 over wifi (connect to the drones wifi first) and you're in as root...if one is flying over your house go in as root and reboot ;]"
"Paparazzi is alive and well and growing all the time. The core is ENAC which can't profit from Paparazzi. If are "hard core" open source there you go. If you are just hard core 3DR then this is your greatest dream. Even more bling, more advertising,…"
"I had that same thought. Police helicopters fly overhead all the time. They are are 100s of times more expensive. The drones provide inferior capabilities. I'd say no matter what the police wanted these people would hate it and fight. I'm sorry but…"
"This Paparazzi project appears very advanced. Considering all the information on the Web about Paparazzi winning competitions I see so little here about it. Thank you Chris for sharing this with us. "
"@Chris: You are the expert. They say fully autonomous. What more is required to be as you say "full UAV"? Is this something APM is doing now? PX4? Your comments are not clear. Do you know something and are not sharing? "
"Hey that's good news then. I have been burned buying first release things before though. I will follow this thread and look at the manual, schematics for now. Thank you for your help with my questions."
"I have an AR.Drone and would like to use PX4 on it. I thought to be open source the design files and software must be available. It is important I have something open because I plan to travel with it outside the USA.