Last weekend our team from Robotik AG Ilmenau won the RobotChallenge AirRace in Vienna, sharing the winner's podium with team "Sirin" from russia.
Both teams could complete 24 rounds in 10 minutes!
Our UAV is based on the …Continue
The video below shows a quadrotor following bilinear interpolated SRTM elevation data. Pitch, roll, yaw are controlled manually.
Barometer and elevation readings are zero'ed at start.
The baro setpoint is set to a safety distance of elevation + 7m.
There are basically three Linux processes involved in this: The GPS publisher passes…
A picture of our UAV:Continue
We use the Odroid U3 to control a quad-rotor (no microcontroller-based flight control, just plain Linux control code). As a Linux distribution on the ODROID we use Gentoo, and of course our quadrotor natively compiles all of its software (kernel, userspace)
Please have a look at our first operating prototype:
A more detailed picture with annotations is provided here:…Continue