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Suggestions for drone simulator with ROS + Gazebo

asked 2017-11-08 14:40:50 -0500

bpinaya gravatar image

updated 2017-11-09 12:15:58 -0500

Hi there, I am looking for a decent starting point for a drone project. I've checked the TUM_SIM ( http://wiki.ros.org/tum_simulator )

And it seems quite stable, nevertheless, anyone has some experience with drones and ROS? What do you recommend? And also for the motion planning, should moveit work for a task like this? Or should I look into other 3d planners? Thanks for the tips!

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It's a little hard to give suggestions without any knowing what you're looking for.

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-11-08 16:20:22 -0500 )edit

Sorry if I was being a bit to vague, I am looking for a good simulator package to integrate with gazebo (like the tum_sim) in which I can simulate an environment, control my drone and plan movement.I know gazebo is powerful enough but I don't want to start from scratch, so far the tum_sim looks good

bpinaya gravatar image bpinaya  ( 2017-11-09 06:44:16 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-11-10 02:22:34 -0500

my experience with drones is connected with the use of the gazebo simulator in conjunction with the mavros.

MAVROS - MAVLINK - PX4

another one Microsoft AirSim, but i didn't use it.

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Thanks! This seems just what I need!

bpinaya gravatar image bpinaya  ( 2017-11-10 06:28:52 -0500 )edit
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answered 2017-11-09 07:09:11 -0500

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hector_quadrotor is a good one I've used with success.

I'm not sure what can be used for 3D planning though. I'm pretty sure MoveIt does not support that (I think it only supports planar holonomic platforms) but I could be wrong.

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