Pixhawk boxes up the different components needed to run open source software in a drone.
With rapid technological advances in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capable drones, aerial delivery and cargo transportation within urban areas and remote locations are rapidly becoming a reality.
Open standards and open source are the foundation of modern software development – including the Internet. However, the Internet did not happen by itself.
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.