bebop_autonomy is a ROS driver for Parrot Bebop drone (quadrocopter), based on Parrot’s official ARDroneSDK3. This driver has been developed in Autonomy Lab of Simon Fraser University by Mani Monajjemi.

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Features and Roadmap

Feature Status Notes
Core piloting Yes  
H264 video decoding Yes Enhancement: #1
ROS Camera Interface Yes  
Nodelet implementation Yes  
Publish Bebop states as ROS topics Yes  
Dynamically reconfigurable Bebop settings Yes Configuring the Drone
Inline build of ARDroneSDK3 Yes Enhancement: #2
Bebop In The Loop tests Yes Tests
Joystick teleop demo Yes  
TF Publisher No (Planned) #3
Odometry Publisher No (Planned) #4
Provide ROS API for on-board picture/video recording No (Planned) #5
GPS Support Partial Not fully tested
Mavlink Support No  
Binary Release No  
Support for Parrot Sky Controller No  

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