"Looking at Yuneec's SDK website, it rather looks like a DJI approach: SDK for Android and iOS but nothing about direct MAVLink access or how to get the MAVLink and video streams out of the device to some companion computer. Disappointed :-("
"Two options: 1) buy a lot of Solos now or 2) assume that there will be a more consumer vehicles based on PX4 with full developer SDKs coming out this year.
Hint: although I'd be happy to see you go with #1, #2 is a pretty good bet."
"I agree, it indeed is a great deal.
My worries are mostly that I don't know if I can still get Solos (as I assume there won't be any follow-up model) in case I want more of them a few months down the line."
"Thanks, Chris. From what I have seen the problem with GoPro Karma and Yuneec drones is that it seems to be impossible to physically access the telemetry port. (I read in other threads that you can access it for Yuneec drones but they put some…"
"GoPro Karma uses PX4, as do the newest Yuneec copters and most of the Kickstarter drones (Hexo+, Airdog, Sprite, etc). I think all the Walkeras use some variant of APM on Pixhawk-compatible hardware, as do all the low-end Chinese clones such as…"
I had the same problem and it took me forever to figure out what was going wrong.
Reviewing your google docs document shows that you most likely encountered the same problem.
It is – vs -
replace raspivid -ih -t 0 -w 1280 -h 720…"