June 23 - 24, 2022 | Austin, Texas
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Friday, June 24 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
How to Build a Web Based GCS - Dan Nix, Nixworks

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Traditionally QGroundControl has been the primary ground control station (GCS) software for drone development. This is in large part due to the up front cost of developing a desktop based GCS. In recent years the performance of web browsers has increased significantly to keep up with modern consumer needs. This has been accompanied by easier methods to create websites, huge investment into open source web libraries, and many front end, back end, and full stack developers who can work with this architecure. In this session we will briefly discuss our web application architecture and REST APIs before creating front end and back end servers able to display a simple web page that can arm, takeoff, land, and disarm a drone in the Gazebo (or JMavSim) simulator.

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Dan Nix

Owner/Developer, Nixworks
Dan Nix is a full stack engineer and roboticist who got his BS in Physics and Computer Science, and MS in Robotics at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. After graduation he attempted his own robotics startup in partnership with SDSMT. Then he spent two years at the Los... Read More →

Friday June 24, 2022 2:35pm - 3:40pm CDT
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