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Erle-Brain (discontinued)

Erle-brain

ROS Software Maintainer: Erle Robotics

Overview

Erle-brain is a Linux-based autopilot for making drones. It consists of a BeagleBone Black and a PixHawk Fire cape that put together conform a 1GHz Cortex-A8 embedded computer that has 29 sensors and many interfacing possibilities. Erle-brain comes with a Debian image flashed, it used the APM autopilot and has ROS Hydromedusa preinstalled.

The flight software and ROS at Erle-brain are interfaced using the mavros ROS package.

Software characteristics

Hardware characteristics

Installation

ROS Hydromedusa comes preinstalled in the Erle-brain, the flight computer contained in Erle-copter.

ROS Packages

Documentation

Erle-Rover

Erle-Copter

Erle-Brain

Erle-Spider

PXFmini autopilot shield

Erle Robotics maintains a Documentation that mean to instruct how to use their technology.

A video series about how to code autonomous behaviors for drones with this technology is available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL39WpgKDjDfVfiNVG47DBi93wsh2XHKVO.

Check out Erle Robotics official youtube channel to watch work done using ROS.

Getting Help

Post in our forum at http://forum.erlerobotics.com/.

Purchase

Erle-Brain version 1 is discontinued. The new version Erle-Brain 2 is available in the Erle Robotics store.


2018-10-13 12:24