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Calibrating AR-Drone after flight

Hi all, I am using ROS to fly a real AR-Drone. My problem is that after a takeoff-flight-land sequence if I try to takeoff again the drone can't stabilize properly and will not fly well. If I take out ...
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Point cloud stitching using ROS

Hi, I am utilizing a pair of manually calibrated stereo cameras (so, it's not a standard kinect) for obtaining pointclouds. Assuming I can obtain the (left) camera's post using an April Tag , I would ...
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Multithreading vs ROS nodes

Hi, My Background: I am currently working on a project involving (Parrot A.R.) drone navigation. I require state estimation and controller module. Assuming the state estimator and controller are ...
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How to create /ardrone/takeoff topic manually?

/ardrone/takeoff topic is missing in my rostopic list command So how do I create takeoff node manually such that my drone can fly ? Originally posted by shubham11 on ROS Answers with karma: 1 on 2018-...
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Controlling multiple drones using ardrone_autonomy

Hi all, I am using ROS Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to fly and control multiple drones at the same time running a single script using ardrone_autonomy. I manage to connect to the two drones, ...
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Path Planning in ROS

Hi, I am currently working on a project that involves 2 external stereo cameras and a Parrot AR drone. I wish to 3D map (in progress) and then plan a path, avoiding static obstacles, for the Parrot AR ...
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rqt-image-view datatype mismatch

When I run the rqt_image_view via command below: rosrun rqt_image_view rqt_image_view I have received an error: ...
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Not able viewing image using image_view package

I have been trying to use image_view to to view bottom camera of ardrone simulated in Gazebo but not able to see anything. The below command I've used: ...
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ImportError No module name drone_status

Hello, I am just starting out with learning ROS. I tried simulating the Ardrone, using the tum simulator on ROS Indigo and Gazebo2. Ref: https://github.com/dougvk/tum_simulator I am trying to ...
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tum simulator takeoff not working

Hi all, I installed tum simulator and ardrone_autonomy and I have gazebo launching with a scene and I can see the drone but when I do ...
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Getting started in the world of drone programming

Hey guys, I'am new in this site but i think i will pretty active in the next few months! My idea is program a drone so that it follows objects alone. I have some programming experience but i don't ...
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Not being able to calculate the height in ardrone gazebo simulator

Hey guys, I am relatively new to ros and c++, i am trying to implement pid controller on ardrone using ros indgio. for doing this I want to calculate(print) the height at which the quadcopter is ...
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How would I approach a where I need PID to decrease 2D error

Background I am currently trying to build an autonomous drone using ROS on my Rapsberry Pi which is running an Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS. I am using the drone to follow a bunch of red dots that I have ...
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AR drone 2 Timeout cmd_vel

Hello everyone ! I have a question about the AR drone 2. Is it possible to reset the cmd_vel every X ms from the package ardrone_autonomy ? I know it's possible on the Bebop, just modifying ...
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Modify an image from another node

Hello everyone, Currently, I'm working on the AR drone 2.0 with ROS indigo. I want to track an object. At the moment, I have 3 nodes: the first one gets a camera capture from the drone's camera and ...
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Not receiving any data from my robot

Main Problem I am currently trying to check if I am getting any data from the ARDrone 2.0 that I have on my desk. It is connected to the wifi and I can do a roslaunch ardrone_autonomy ardrone.launch. ...
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Trying to build ardrone_autonomy from source on my Ubuntu MATE on my Raspberry Pi and failing

Currently, I am trying to build the ardrone_autonomy package, so that I can start using it in my project. I am following the instructions in question 1, due to the ...
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video stream needed for ARDRONE

Hi, This is Kathir. While using cv and ros bridge, I am not able to ardrone's camera's output in my computer. Could somebody help me to fix this ? Should I have to change the topics in publisher or ...
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Is there a simulator for ardrone in ros kinetic

I am just starting out in ROS and I have installed ROS kinetic and ardrone_autonomy, but I cannot find tum_simulator or tum_ardrone branches for kinetic. Originally posted by tradeA on ROS Answers ...
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How to send empty message from js to ros

I'm trying to use roslibjs and I want to try to send std_msgs/Empty for take_off or land, I tried to send like takeOff.publish('std_msgs/Empty'); but I receive an error about missing the field ...
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How to control ardrone in tum_simulator with command line?

I've installed tum_simulator for ros indigo and am having some troubles controlling the drone. Ultimately I want to control the drone from a python program, so for now I would like to control it via ...
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Access AR.Drone camera with OpenCV while connected to ROS

Hi, I am having an issue where by I am unable to connect to the AR Drone camera when the drone is connected through ROS using the ardrone_autonomy ardrone.launch. I think the issue is due to the fact ...
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Unable to see trajectory of AR Drone

Hey everyone, I'm trying to perform dead reckoning using an AR Drone. Namely, initialize the drone's location on a floorplan, then as I move the drone around in my hands, I want the drone's trajectory ...
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Does the 3DR Solo support ROS?

Hey, I'm looking into buying a quadrotor for computer vision research, and the Solo looks like a viable candidate. However, I can't find whether or not ROS is usable with the Linux distribution that ...
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Quadrocopter Ardrone detection and tracking QRCode

I'm now using a visp_auto_tracker package to detect QR-code for Quadrocopter, but during flying it can not work because of the vibration of Quadrocopter, how can I ...
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Does bebop_autonomy also support the new Parrot Bebop 2?

I'm thinking about getting one of these and would like to know this. Has anyone tried it yet? Or does anyone know if the SDK changed in comparison to the Bebop 1 and if yes, are there any major ...
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Sometimes when I publish to cmd_vel node got stuck

Hi! I am working with the ardrone_autonomy package for the Ar.Drone. I have already a code for the control signal and it works great, except for the part when I try to publish the commands in the ...
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How do i reset the odometry topic on ardrone_autonomy

Hi, Im trying to read the /ardrone/odometry topic, but it is showing me very large values of x and y position Just When it starts. Im am wondering if there is a way to reset the odometry topic so it ...
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Can I use ROS to control Parrot's Bebop

I have been working with ArDrone Autonomy package to control Parrot's ardrone 1.0 and 2.0. Now I want to work with the new drone and I was wondering how to do it. Can I use ardrone autonomy? Should I ...
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Is tum_ardrone available in ROS Indigo?

I am interested in using tum_ardrone package in one of my projects. I currently have a Ubuntu 14.04 machine with ROS Indigo installed. Since there isn't adequate information on tum_ardrone, I wanted ...
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Ar_pose doesn't recognize tag in tum_simulator. Please help

Hello, I would like to use ar_pose with image from ardrone camera. I don't have real quadrotor, I am using tum_simulator with Gazebo. My problem is that ar_pose doesn't recognize tags in simulation, ...
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ardrone goes through the mobile robot after changing the stl file

I have two robots an AR. Drone and mobile robot. the aim is that the ardrone should see the mobile robot as an obstacle from its laser data. All of the work is in gazebo simulator. Since the ardrone ...
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How can I install tum_simulator on ROS Hydro? The instructions are written for fuerte

How can I install tum_simulator on ROS Hydro? The instructions are written for fuerte Originally posted by Pa El on ROS Answers with karma: 13 on 2014-09-21 Post score: 0
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error while building after adding a Subscriber node

I created a subscriber node "Listener.cpp" in the src folder of the package ardrone_autonomy. I also modified the CMakeLists.txt file by adding dependency, executable link However, when I go ...
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ROSmatlab + hydro + ardrone

I'm trying to use hydro from matlab 2013a on ubuntu. I've so far installed ROS, and the autonomy/ardrone code, as well as the ardrone_tutorials code and verified both work from the command line (i.e. ...
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Navdata altitude value altd is always 0 in ardrone navigation data

I am trying to read the altitude of the drone using the navdata, but the height is always 0. Could someone help out in this regard. The other values such as acceleration etc. are fine. I am printing ...
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How to change the yaw angle in ROS

Hi guys, I have been working on the ar.drone flying robot and what I want is to have the ar.drone takeoff, change the yaw angle by 90 degrees while holding that hover position and then land. I tried ...
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Unable to communicate with ardrone using ardrone_automation

Hi, Im trying to unravel the problem I have with communicating with the ardrone using ardrone_automation. I have the ardone connected via wifi and it is visable, no ethernet connected. I have had the ...
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multiple ar.drones on tum_simulator

Hello everyone. I've been trying to make the ros-gazebo simulator working with 2 or more drones, with no result. Using rostopic list, the topics appear with the right name (/ardrone/takeoff and /...
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AutonomyLab Ardrone wind_comp_angle

Hey, Can anybody help me how to use and what exactly does this wind comp angle represent. I'm having problem when issuing command to change height only. It often happens that the drone drifts away ...
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Control multiple Ar Drones

Has anyone been able to control multiple AR Drones with any of the ROS drivers? I'm trying to fly them using https://github.com/AutonomyLab/ardrone_autonomy But cannot get multiple drone nodes started....
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error while loading shared libraries ardrone

Hello everyone. I needed to pass to Ubuntu 64 bit in order not to have problems with the package ar_track_alvar. I was working with the ardrone_autonomy package, which did work fine until i was on 32 ...
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odometry for ardrone

Hello everyone. I started programming the ardrone using ROS (I'm a newbie to both) and i wanted to implement a basic form of odometry of the kind px = px + (vxcos(...) - vysin(...)), py = ..., using ...
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how to send empty message?

Hey, I'm working with an Ar Drone and i would like to send from my node a command to the helicopter to take off. The command in terminal is given(works): ...
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Anybody use FalkonSystem arDrone?

Hi! i found a roslaunch called "FalkorSystems" https://github.com/FalkorSystems/falkor_ardrone for navigation on vision. i dont know how install, 'cause don't find any tutorial about. ...
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ardrone_ brown ardrone error in camera

hi! i would like to use ardrone_brown on my ArDrone 2.0. but i have a error. when i use this package with this tutorial " http://dasl.mem.drexel.edu/wiki/index.php/...
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How do estimate AR drone height

I have a AR drone parrot and I use the drone package from Brown university, so is it possible to estimate altitude for drone using the available IMU data in navdata messages... Originally posted by ...
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Problem with Linking SDL when compiling ardrone_brown node

When attempting to compile the ardrone_brown node using "rosmake", I get errors indicating that the SDL library is not being linked as shown below. Linking CXX executable ../bin/...
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ardrone not responding to the image tags

I ran some tests on the ardrone to identify the tags .The camera of the ardrone quit well recognizes the tags.This was evident since there was a tag identified on the image window outlining the tag ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: rviz ardrone

Hello guys, I am trying to get the video feed of ardrone to the rviz The situation is that Rviz is not able to get the camera feed from the ardrone. It says the following: Camerainfo: no camerainfo ...
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