Sorry I have been AWOL. I got the connection to work just fine using MAVLink between an app running on the BeagleBoard/PandaBoard and the APM board. Please see section 6 in my attached report for more details.paper.pdf"
"At this point, I have things kind of working, but when the copter sees the object, it only occasionally follows it. Most of the time, though, it just wobbles quite a bit. Does this indicate too high of PI values? I am using P=3.0 and I=0.1, from…"
"Are the values long_error and lat_error calculated by calc_location_error() in units of centimeters or something else? This comment in the function is confusing:
/* Becuase we are using lat and lon to do our distance errors here's a quick…"
I'm adding simple object tracking to the Arducopter code. I have come up with a system running on a BeagleBoard that has a downward pointing camera that captures an image, finds the object in the image, calculates it's centroid and sends that data…
I would like to connect a BeagleBoard-xM to the ArduPilotMega 2560. Connecting over serial appears to me to be the easiest way. I see that in the Arducopter code, Serial2 is not being used. However, tonight I noticed this comment in the optical…