Open standards and open source are the foundation of modern software development – including the Internet. However, the Internet did not happen by itself.
In 2018 Auterion was responsible for at least one-third of the total contributions to the PX4 ecosystem. Have a read at the technology improvements that Auterion brought to the community.
PX4 is becoming an industry standard, adopted by most of the players in the drone industry. The key maintainers of the community presented the 2019 roadmap of the largest open source drone community.
The webinar on the SDK was a lesson on how to write apps and control PX4 powered drones from a convenient SDK. The SDK supports different programming languages and can be used on mobile, desktop and servers.
A decade ago, little did I know that my student project at the Computer Vision and Geometry Lab at ETH Zurich would end up becoming the standards for the drone industry.