Hardware/Pixhawk Dev Call: Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

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Agenda Items

  • Review Summary of BMS and Payload requirements

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BMS Work Group

Group Goals

Standardize as much as possible the BMS hardware and software for the UAV industry, using open-source tools. The vendors attending have expressed interest and already have partly identified and solved common problems. The main goal is to define the basic system and interfaces, followed by the proper software protocol and subsequent implementation on PX4.

:point_down: Detailed minutes found on work doc. This doc is public. (please request edit access if you wish to contribute)

Payload Work Group

Group Goals

The payload working group is tasked with defining the needs of a cross-vendor MAVLink enabled payload interface using open-source. The goal is to define or augment the payload management sub-protocol in MAVLink and define the minimum requirements for a Hardware implementation.

:point_down: See doc for full info on wg, document is public. (please request access if you wish to contribute)

The Pixhawk Reference Standard document

In this document, you will find the latest designs for the FMU standard, as well as any interfaces outlined.

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