About

Gender

Male


Location

Gent,O.Vl.


About Me:

Retired prof. in (micro)electronics


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Like building, designing electronic sensor modules. Today's project is designing and building a quadcopter.


Hometown:

Gent, Belgium


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andre van calster posted a blog post
The RosettaDrone 2 app creates a Mavlink wrapper for the DJI SDK and enables Mavlink commands to control the DJI drone. A Python script running on a PC is linked by UDP to the RosettaDrone 2 app. As a test case a SSD Mobilenet AI algorithm controls…
Jun 15
andre van calster liked andre van calster's blog post DJI TELLO becomes smart
Mar 24
andre van calster posted a blog post
This video demonstrates face tracking using a DJI TELLO drone. By means of the Python DJITELLOPY SDK and the mobilenet ssd artificial intelligence neural network the drone is converted into a smart drone. Tensorflow Lite and Google's Coral usb…
Mar 22
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post ArduCopter-Sitl for artificial intelligence
"ros package "web_video_server" enables using my ArduCopter-Sitl code in a DonkeyCar environment"
Apr 4, 2020
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post ArduCopter-Sitl for artificial intelligence
"Thx Rana"
Mar 29, 2020
andre van calster posted a blog post
This video demonstrates a modified ArduPilot-Gazebo simulation for artificial intelligence (AI). A ROS subscriber is implemented with a AI python script. A human walking actor is added in Gazebo to simulate a human obstacle. More details can be…
Mar 28, 2020
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post Adaptation of a ArduPilot Rover to an autonomous DonkeyCar
"Thx Andreas"
Dec 20, 2019
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post Adaptation of a ArduPilot Rover to an autonomous DonkeyCar
"Thx Chris"
Dec 19, 2019
andre van calster posted a blog post
This video illustrates the adaptation of a ArduPilot Rover to the Artificial Intelligence DonkeyCar environment. This includes the adding-editing of 5 files of the DonkeyCar library. A linear AI model trained by behavioral cloning resulted in a…
Dec 19, 2019
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post improved inference speed on rpi3 using Intel's NCS1
"A faster inference is achieved using Intel's NCS2"
Oct 23, 2019
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post improved inference speed on rpi3 using Intel's NCS1
"Thx Rana. There is a short wiki (on my git page, tab wiki) describing my project. I included a link to this wiki in the README.md file."
Oct 15, 2019
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post improved inference speed on rpi3 using Intel's NCS1
"thx"
Oct 14, 2019
andre van calster posted a blog post
By using Intels OpenVINO and neural computing stick (NCS1) the inference speed of my neural network is increased from 5 frames per second (fps) to 20 using a RPI3. This enabled a far better obstacle avoidance performance of my drone. More info at…
Oct 12, 2019
andre van calster posted a blog post
Simple testflight of my E-Flite Convergence equipped with a pixracer flight controller complemented with a "sbus to pwm" home-made circuit to extend the number of servo outputs. Flight stack: Ardupilot Quadplane; Flight mode: loiter.
Jul 2, 2019
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post obstacle avoidance using a convolution neural network
"@ Mike, Thx -  looking forward to your results"
Aug 18, 2018
andre van calster commented on andre van calster's blog post obstacle avoidance using a convolution neural network
"my code is available on GitHub avncalst/drone_cnn"
Aug 17, 2018
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