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Ground Control Station

Comment by Gary Mortimer on July 22, 2009 at 16:28
Will the new ground station be backward compatible with 1.8??
Comment by Gary Mortimer on July 22, 2009 at 21:51
Ok thanks Chris, it would certainly be on my wish list. That way one could cut ones teeth with a 1.8 and the new GCS and when the leap upto IMU is made it would be less painful. Perhaps a cut down feature version that looks and acts the same?? Less learning.

If it was not tied to a single computer it would also be good, I can see a point where operating in the bush my laptop might go down and being able to put it on a different machine would be flipping handy.

Oh any idea how much the GCS will cost??
Comment by steve on July 22, 2009 at 22:59
cost? I figured it was included? or at least for 1.8 it should be included... I was not told otherwise.. also I was told that the GCS does work with 1.8......
Comment by Scott James on July 22, 2009 at 23:01
It is included......isnt it?
This is on Attopilot.com in the data sheet for the 1.8.

• Upload new waypoint lists during flight
• Point and click waypoints during flight from ground control software

Thanks
Comment by Gary Mortimer on July 23, 2009 at 20:40
How about some screen shots of the 1.8 GCS Chris
Comment by Gary Mortimer on July 26, 2009 at 6:50
Heres the new Procerus offering, looks very nice, I will attach a .PDF as well.
Procerus_Product_Families.pdf
Comment by Andrew Dunlop on December 19, 2009 at 8:18

An unofficial and wholly unauthorized Attopilot-compatible GCS. Free (well, initially) and open source. Download from here: www.millswoodeng.com.au/downloads.html

Features:
- Standard pilots "T" instrument layout.
- Standard aviation units (feet, knots, nautical miles).
- Integrates with Google Earth to provide realtime UAV tracking.
- Generates time-stamped KML files from live telemetry or log files (or parts thereof).
- Smooth precision graphics with simulated instrument needle momentum to reduce operator fatigue.
- High-contrast colours for outdoor use.
- Adjustable font sizes, zoomable display.
- Supports Failsafe PTZ intrinsically (but does not require it), and monitors telemetry loop integrity.

Coming soon:
- Speech synthesis - watch your UAV instead of the screen.
- Choice of metric units.

Comment by Bob Young on June 16, 2011 at 13:01
Any comments on the HapptKilmore GCS

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