[ros-users] AR.Drone

Dominick Vanthienen dominick.vanthienen at mech.kuleuven.be
Thu Oct 13 15:56:25 UTC 2011

Thanks, Chris and Arjun!


On 10/12/2011 03:40 AM, Chris Crick wrote:
> Hi, Nick.
> Our Brown AR Drone driver is under active development, and it has been able to connect to the downward-facing camera for several months now.  The current version in the
> brown-ros-pkg svn repository contains an /ardrone/togglecam service which, when called, swaps between the forward- and downward-facing cameras.  It is not possible to
> access both video streams at once using a drone running Parrot's firmware.
> Hope this helps.  Please let me know if you have any questions.
> Thanks!
> Chris
>     Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 17:15:44 +0200
>     From: Dominick Vanthienen <dominick.vanthienen at mech.kuleuven.be <mailto:dominick.vanthienen at mech.kuleuven.be>>
>     To: ROS <ros-users at code.ros.org <mailto:ros-users at code.ros.org>>
>     Subject: [ros-users] AR.Drone
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>     Hi everyone,
>     I'm looking for a AR.Drone driver which can give me the data of the downward-facing camera.
>     I see that there are two packages: ardrone and ardrone_brown. The latter containing a topic for the forward-facing camera.
>     Does anyone have experience with adapting one of these to have the downward-facing camera data?
>     Or, did anyone write some code for it, and is willing to share it?
>     Thanks a lot!
>     Nick

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