Erle Robotics launches Ubuntu snappy core drone

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03/05/2015

Erle-Copter Ubuntu Core special edition drone is a Ubuntu powered quadcopter that includes official support for new app store for drones an robots. It has official ROS support, capable of the different flight modes and ideal for outdoor operations. It has been designed for an extended flight time and it can carry a takeoff weight of about 2 kilograms.ubuntu-core-drone

Ubuntu Snappy Core microSD image for Erle-Brain Linux autopilot available here. This will get you:

  • Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system
  • ROS Indigo installed with connections to mavros (sources included dev purposes)
  • APM Copter and Plane installed as apps
  • Full access to the app store including packaging tools (snappy and snappy-go)
  • 536 MB of free space in the writable partition
  • mavros bridges launched automatically over generic WiFi, USB and Telemetry Links (in all of them)

You can also access to a lot of documentation about Erle Copter Ubuntu special edition:

Now available on the store: http://bit.ly/1ENLP6w


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bumkailashkumar, 04/05/2015 Reply

good that you used ubuntu nice ubuntu os drone

    victor, 09/05/2015 Reply

    Thanks! Let us know if there’s something you’d like to see in our drones ;).

[…] Ubuntu Snappy Core es ideal para este tipo de sistemas de baja potencia; y si ya tenemos un drone de Erle con el piloto automático Erle-Brain, podemos descargar la imagen de este sistema operativo para instalarla en una microSD desde su página oficial. […]


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