PX4 Dev Call: October 07, 2020

October 07, 2020

Agenda

  • Status update by component/project
  • Roadmap, and Release discussion
  • Community Q&A
  • In-Depth discussions

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Component update

Hardware Workgroups

TBD Post meeting minutes from yesterday

System Architecture

No updates this week.

OS / NuttX

No updates this week.

Driver

Looking to add a generic SPI I2C driver support, there are multiple drivers that will benefit from both interfaces

Commander

No update this week.

Estimation

Fixed race conditions on the emergency yaw estimator, all the weights collapsed to 0 and got stuck. Fixed.

TODO: Needs help with flight testing and code review

Flight Testing:

  • Using multi-ekf off by default, run flight tests
  • Turning on multi-ekf, run flight tests

VTOL & Fixed Wing

Multicopter

No updates this week.

Avoidance

No updates this week.

Simulation

MAVSDK

:tada: New MAVSDK v0.32.0 Release

MAVROS / DDS / ROS2

  • ROS World 2020

UAVCAN

@Jacob_Crabill is working on adding support for SocketCAN on H7, please ping if you would like to support the efforts


Release & Roadmap

Community Q&A

What is our camera strategy for PX4?
Dronecode camera manager is still usable, but not maintained anymore.

Answer: We don’t know, we will make more research.

Hacktoberfest

TODO: figure out what is the opt-in mechanism

In-Depth discussions

Security Work Group

TODO: get requirements, and suggested goals, follow-up with @david_s5


Errata and Feedback

Let me know below if we failed to capture anything the right way, and if there are any updates (not present here), or you have feedback you would like to share with the dev-team.

This meeting has a password on it today and I cannot join.

Jacob