Plymouth, Devon

About Me:

Hydrographic Surveyor working for one of the leading International Ocean Mapping and Land Survey companies.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Designing a Marine Surface Craft (USV) as a development platform for use in shallow water marine survey operations. NOTE: This is personal project, entirely separate from my day job, but within the same professional field.



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Simon McIlroy replied to Dr B Holt's discussion Can acceleration in global coordinates be calculated and exported via DCM?
This is exactly what I'm trying to do too.
I only got my board last week so am still trailing the web for all the required information. So far I've got it up and running and am outputting a custom string of gyro motion and heading.
Next step…"
May 5, 2012
Simon McIlroy posted a blog post
Lacking on technical details, but has an interesting quote and image regarding mini UAVshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17014808
Feb 13, 2012
Simon McIlroy replied to Simon McIlroy's discussion Issue with Custom WMS Server Tiles
"Having looked at this further, I think it's actually a tile size issue rather than a geodesy problem.
Can anyone tell me what size tiles the APM uses, my server currently deals up 256 x 256 and 1024 x 1024 size tiles."
Jan 16, 2012
Simon McIlroy replied to Simon McIlroy's discussion Issue with Custom WMS Server Tiles
"Ok, so now I'm lost!
I tried searching the source code to find out what coordinate system APMplanner was wanting the WMS data in, and I can't find any reference of EPSG or WMS or anything remotely related to maps, such as OpenStreetMap.
My knowledge…"
Jan 10, 2012
Simon McIlroy posted a discussion
I have been trying the WMS Map features in APM Mission Planner.There appears to be an error in the tiling.I have connected to my wms server which serves marine charting information.APM connects and retrieves tiles, but there appears to be an issue…
Jan 10, 2012
Simon McIlroy replied to Tomtom Express's discussion Geoserver and qgroundcontrol
Nice idea, although I think a better approach would be to add a WMS client which could access a Geoserver or any other wms map server."
Jan 2, 2012