June 20 – 21, 2019 | ETH Zurich, Switzerland | #PX4DevSummit

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Thursday, June 20


Past, present, future of PX4
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Lorenz Meier

cofounder, Auterion
PX4 Author

Thursday June 20, 2019 10:10am - 10:50am
HG E5 Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Suiza


PX4 state estimation update
This session will start with an overview of the developments in state estimation made during the past 12 months leading up to the 3.9 release. It will summarise the key development challenges for the next 12 months and present a proposed development roadmap.

avatar for Paul Riseborough

Paul Riseborough

PX4 Maintainer, PX4

Thursday June 20, 2019 10:50am - 11:10am
HG E5 Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Suiza


Flight task architecture overview
With the goal to improve modularization, extensibility of the multicopter setpoint generation the so called flight task architecture was implemented beginning of 2018. This session is for developers who want to familiarize themselves with the core idea, the advantages, the details and the current state of this implementation. Also questions are answered and feedback or new ideas are welcome.

avatar for Matthias Grob

Matthias Grob

Engineer, Auterion
PX4 Maintainer
avatar for Dennis Mannhart

Dennis Mannhart

Engineer, Yuneec Research

Thursday June 20, 2019 11:10am - 11:40am
HG E5 Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Suiza
Friday, June 21


VTOL control and airspeed fault detection
Discussion of work that has been going on around VTOL during the last year:
- rate controller architecture change
- weathervane
- tailsitter transition improvements (Xvert)

Airspeed fault detection:
- support multiple airspeed sensors
- airspeed module which detects airspeed faults and generates a "best" airspeed
estimate to be used by controllers"

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Roman Bapst

Flight control engineer, Auterion
PX4 Maintainer

Friday June 21, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm
HG E5 Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Suiza