Meet our new product Gapter EDU

 

A Drone for ROS Research and Education

 

Gapter EDU (http://edu.gaitech.hk/) is designed specially for research and education. It comes with a documentation and software packages that allows a user to easily start working and developing with Gapter.

 

Gapter is a modular research and educational drone platform. It supports Robot Operating System (ROS), the MAVLink protocol, and the mavros wrapper layer between ROS and MAVLink.

 

Gapter EDU is based on Pixhawk platform – Pixhawk – nativaley supports the Ardupilot flight stack and the MAVLink protocol.

Odroid XU4 single-board computer is integrated with Pixhawk to provide the best performance possible for the autopilot.

The controlling methods are a 3G/4G (Cloud Server), WiFi, telemetry and remote control.

Odroid XU4 single-board computer is integrated with Pixhawk to provide the best performance possible for the autopilot.

3D sensor allows both to have onboard camera in addition  laser

used for navigation and avoiding obstacles.

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Dimensions 358*358*220mm
Payload 0.6KG
3Dsensor Intel Realsense R200
Battery type Lipo Battery (3S, 4S)
Onboard Computer Odroid XU4 with 2 GHz and Octa core CPU , 2GB RAM
Internal Sensors Gyroscope, Barometer, 3D accelerometer
External Sensors GPS, Optical Flow
Operating System Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, ROS indigo
Connectors: USB 3.0, HDMI 1.4afor display, Gigabit Ethernet port
Communication with PC WiFi, Telemetry

 

 

 

Advantages

 

Supports ROS

MAVLink protocol

3G/4G (Cloud Server), WiFi, telemetry and remote control

3D sensor

Comprehensive ROS package with several demos

Allows easily start working and developing with Gapter

 

 

 

For more information on Gapter EDU please visit: http://edu.gaitech.hk/

 

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