Raspberry Pi communicating with QGroundControl via MAVLink @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi
Watch a Rasp Pi Model A communicate with QGroundControl with the help of python based code!
A small preliminary showcase of a simple python-based code to allow a Raspberry Pi (here model A) to communicate with QGroundControl, a well-know Open Source UAV ground control software.
A preliminary testbed to showcase the ability of RPi to be used as an autopilot
September 2014, Lannion, France.
Disclaimers: i) I did not have the opportunity to screencast some parts of the video (especially those related to QGroundControl). Sorry for the sometimes blurry capture. ii) the so-called RPi autopilot is in a very extremely early state. I’ll think about publicly releasing a version when it has attained a minimal level of reliability/maturity. In the meantime, I intend to set up dedicated web pages that properly detail how to reach this result. More on the subject in a few weeks. Thanks for your understanding.
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.