ROSimple: Programming APMrover through blocks

Continuing our work in simplifying the use of drones and robots for any public, we are delighted to announce that we have started adding support for APM based vehicles in ROSimple. Due to the simplicity that APMrover offers comparing to the other vehicles, we have started adding blocks for programming it.

In order to command the drone, ROSimple uses MAVROS to comunicate with APM. ROSimple generates a Python script to execute the different commands that the users wants to do. Here you have a small example of how it works:

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3D Robotics
Comment by Chris Anderson on November 30, 2015 at 12:01pm

Love this! Will try next weekend


Developer
Comment by Grant Morphett on November 30, 2015 at 1:35pm

Looks great.  Do you have a direct link to get it or is it in mainstream ROS?

Thanks, Grant.


Developer
Comment by Linus on November 30, 2015 at 3:42pm
Time to undust the PXF!
Comment by Iñigo Muguruza on December 1, 2015 at 12:29am

@Grant Morphet:

Here you have our repository:

https://github.com/erlerobot/ros_rosimple

And here the link to the ROS iki page:

http://wiki.ros.org/rosimple

Enjoy it!

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