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…Continue
Following up with the PixHawk Fire Cape (PXF) series that was started a while ago, I'm happy to announce the PXFmini, an open autopilot shield for the Raspberry Pi. This autopilot shield allows anyone to create ready-to-fly autopilots with support for Dronecode’s APM flight stack priced at only 69 €. The shield has…Continue
Following our previous iteration, and after receiving feedback from the community our team is glad to present "blanco" Debian Jessie image from Erle Robotics. This image valid for Erle-Brain 2 chances include:
Announced a new Raspberry:
Today, I’m pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability of Raspberry Pi Zero, made in Wales and priced at just $5. Zero is a full-fledged member of the Raspberry Pi family, featuring:
- A Broadcom BCM2835 application processor
- 1GHz ARM11 core (40% faster than Raspberry Pi…
Erle Robotics has taken much from this open hardware environment that has been created around the Dronecode Foundation. There are many individuals and groups that helped or contributed in some way and among them i believe it's worth mentioning two groups:
Added by Víctor Mayoral on November 10, 2015 at 4:42am — No Comments
Listening to the feedback provided recently we (at Erle Robotics) have decided to start new batch of releases about the Debian-based operating system that our brains wears. The image includes:
About a month ago we announced Erle-Spider, a drone with legs powered by Ubuntu with the Robot Operating System at its core and support/compatibility with MAVLink and other Dronecode Foundation tools. Over the last weeks we've been working very hard to launch Erle-Spider for an affordable price and today I'm happy to announce it's crowdfunding campaign.…Continue
I'm happy to introduce Erle-Spider, a new drone with legs powered by Ubuntu that uses the Robot Operating System (ROS) at its core.
Erle-Spider shows just how easy it is to build an essentially complex robot, when powered by our robotic brain (Erle-Brain) and adding…Continue
As someone who came from robotics to the RC side of drones I discovered that there were many things that I found not that well documented. The learning experience over the last 2/3 years taught myself and my team many things thereby a few weeks ago we decided to launch the …Continue
Post updated to include new videos.
The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF).
A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each…Continue
The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF). A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each of which…Continue
As introduced previously, we've been working over the last months with Canonical to push an app store based on Snappy Ubuntu Core, the new distribution from Ubuntu that includes a marketplace where people is encouraged to put their algorithms and behaviors (even for sale).…Continue
Added by Víctor Mayoral on May 18, 2015 at 10:36am — No Comments
I’m delighted to introduce Erle-Brain v1.1 as the most complete Linux autopilot:
We've been working towards improving ROS support and creating packages that people can use to build applications. Here's our current status:
mavros someone can have control of the autopilot from…
A few weeks ago we announced a partnership with Canonical to support the next generation of drones that will be connected to the internet, update automatically and will have access to an app store for drones. Following up with our passion for bringing Linux-based drones to the market we are happy to share that the first apps are starting to show up in the store and are freely…Continue
Added by Víctor Mayoral on March 1, 2015 at 6:56am — No Comments
Great stuff happening at Erle Robotics while we push our Linux autopilot, Erle-Brain, towards deeper and deeper ROS integration.
Here's Alex sharing with you some of the first packages we coded (video):
- PWM: …Continue