New 180m long range LiDAR for drones/UAV/copter precision landing - Benewake TF03

Hi, Ardupilot friends, hope this info helps you for your drones/UAV/copters

The Benewake new long range LiDAR TF03 is released for drones/UAV/copters Precision Landing, Anti-collision, Altitude Holding, Terrain Following, etc.

The TF03 is compatible with Ardupilot, ... Read more


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Testing Unmanned Vehicle With Direction Finding Dual Antenna RTK- Replacing Magnetic Compass and VFH Obstacle Avoidance Algorithm

Dual-arc directional automatic cruise unmanned vehicle test

Due to the instability of the magnetic compass and its vulnerability to hard and soft magnetic interference, we used the Novatai 617D dual-antenna DF board on the Rover’s unmanned vehicle firmware. The output heading information, was replaced by the heading information of ... Read more


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Morse 3D simulator with ArduPilot

Over the past few days @tridge has added support for the Morse robotics simulator which uses the Blender game engine to produce high quality 3D renderings of the environment. It also supports many different sensors including 360 lidar so this will be a good testing environment for work on object avoidance.

For developers interested in giving it a try, the setup instructions are here. So far it works only on Linux/Ubuntu environments. If you run into troubles feel free to reach out to us in the ArduPilot ... Read more


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ArduPilot monthly Update for Dec 2018


Below is a link to the slides presented at this morning’s Partners call.


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