About

Gender

Male


Location

Vitoria, Spain


About Me:

Víctor is an ex-researcher at the center for Micro-BioRobotics of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) with two engineering degrees (EE and CS) who dropped his academical career to focus on Erle Robotics. His passion is to build a robotics platform that can inspire the future in this field.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Robotics, quadcopters, electronics, embedded systems, hardware-software interface


Hometown:

Vitoria, Spain


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Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Towards ROS-native drones
"Hi Jerry, none of the three points. I believe that going through the article again might help.
As for the source code, it's not open source just yet. We'll do so once we're ready. Contributors will get early access to the codebase so If you're inter…"
Oct 14, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Towards ROS-native drones
"Sure! Just send over you and your group's contact details through http://erlerobotics.com/blog/contact/. We'll reach out once we've got everything in place to start accepting contributions.
I'll see what Tully and the team thinks about posting this…"
Oct 14, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Towards ROS-native drones
"Hi Shawn,
I guess you could say so but we don't want to be too ambitious. Rather than creating a whole new stack, for now It'll be more about porting the existing flight stack to a more ROS-friendly environment.
In the future, ideally,  the whole fl…"
Oct 14, 2016
Víctor Mayoral posted a blog post
Originally published in Medium:Announcing alpha support for the PX4 flight stack in a path towards drones that speak ROS natively.The drones field is an interesting one to analyze from a robotics perspective. While capable flying robots are reasonab…
Oct 14, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Chris Anderson's blog post OSRF (ROS) gets Toyota funding, creates for-profit arm
"+1 to Shawn's comments.Toyota is only the first among many that will contribute and provide financial support to the OSRF while working with the OSRC. Great news for the ROS community and even better news for the commercial/industrial robotics lands…"
Sep 16, 2016
Víctor Mayoral replied to Nonstop's discussion Cargadores inalambrcos in Spanish arducopter Users
"Interesante las solución de los chicos de Divisek! No la conozco personalmente pero tiene buenta pinta.
Como comentarios adicional, el pad de Skysense da buenos resultados. Desafortunadamente los precios son poco cómodos."
Aug 8, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Swarming with Solos and ROS
"Fantastic! Hopefully we'll get more use cases of ROS and Solo together. This content qualifies nicely to be posted at http://www.ros.org/news/ and get some coverage within the ROS community. @Chris Anderson, would you be interested in doing so? (PM…"
Jul 29, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Announcing the Erle-Rover Gazebo simulation
"Hi Gary,
Great to hear that! From your comments, I'd say that you're good to go. If you're interested to follow up on this I'd recommend jumping into our forum where our engineers provide support and announce the latest changes in Simulation and ROS…"
Apr 24, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Brandon Basso's blog post 3D Robotics Selects eProsima Fast RTPS for System Infrastructure
"The eProsima guys are doing a great job pushing their FastRTPS implementation. Well done Brandon and 3DR team, this definitely will put the 3DR and the ROS community closer together!

Cheers"
Apr 22, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Announcing the Erle-Rover Gazebo simulation
"Hi Gary,
The sensor mounted is a Hokuyo LIDAR. We've used it to translate the simulation in real scenarios and worked nicely. Erle-Brain 2 had enough computation capability to run the ROS, the autopilot and process the samples coming from the sensor…"
Apr 22, 2016
Víctor Mayoral posted a blog post
 Our team at Erle Robotics is glad to announce that the simulation for the Erle-Rover has been launched and open sourced.For those that don't know it yet, Gazebo is a powerful real time physics simulator that allows the developers to test their algo…
Apr 21, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Lander Usategui's blog post New image release for Erle products "escarlata"
"Hey D.S., we're playing a lot recently with TF and getting some interesting results applied to drones. For now, we've shipped the library within our images.
Stay tuned for more on this."
Apr 14, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Pi0Drone: a $200 smart drone with the Pi Zero and APM
"Thanks for sharing this Chris.
Jiro, non-EU residents do not have to pay VAT. Our webstore should take care of that automatically if you introduce the shipping and billing details."
Mar 4, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post First flight with the Raspberry Pi 3
"Hi Jerry,
The TX1 is indeed interesting. I'll PM you on this matter.
Regards,"
Mar 3, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post First flight with the Raspberry Pi 3
"JB,
I have no experience with the pi compute modules but sounds like an interesting idea. Will give it a though.
Kabir,
No it does not unless you apply a lot of force. The header and the spacers seem to do a pretty good job."
Mar 2, 2016
Víctor Mayoral commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post First flight with the Raspberry Pi 3
"None that i've been able to identify. For now, we are powering the Pi3 through the autopilot shield and using several dongles on it. Raspberry pi org mentions that it may be more power hungry though:
This time round, we’re recommending a 2.5A adapte…"
Mar 2, 2016
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