Following up with the PixHawk Fire Cape (PXF) series that was started a while ago, I’m happy to announce the PXFmini, an open autopilot shield for the Raspberry Pi. This autopilot shield allows anyone to create ready-to-fly autopilots with support for Dronecode’s APM flight stack priced at only 69 €. The shield has been designed with […]


Erle-Spider is the first legged drone powered by ROS and running Snappy Ubuntu Core. This smart robot with a 900 MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor runs Linux natively and embeds several sensors onboard. The hexapod has been designed to meet the increasing demand of robot kits to learn, research and develop while being subject to low […]


The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF). A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each of which communicates with the other nodes using a publish/subscribe messaging model that can be deployed over different computers. ROS was originally […]



  We’ll be introducing Linux drones and how to code drone apps in a hands on demo session next June at GOTO conference. Together with Raffaello D’Andrea and other guest speakers we’ll be participating in the drones track:     Come an join us!


A few weeks ago we announced a partnership with Canonical to support the next generation of drones that will be connected to the internet, update automatically and will have access to an app store for drones. Following up with our passion for bringing Linux-based drones to the market we are happy to share that the first apps are […]


We are delighted to announce that we successfully had the first flight with Ubuntu Snappy Core. The experience so far is amazing and Snappy Ubuntu is super lightweight. Having Snappy Ubuntu Core will allow developers to jump into Erle-Brain for developing robotic applications. Stay tuned for more amazing announcements ;).


Panorama en España La normativa transitoria presentada el 5 de Julio (RD Ley 8/2014) presenta un conjunto de requisitos necesarios para poder operar drones en el territorio nacional a la espera de una ley orgánica que pretende regular el uso de estas aeronaves. De acuerdo con esta ley: Las aeronaves civiles pilotadas por control remoto cuya masa máxima […]


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