Arm continues to support Dronecode by sponsoring InterDrone

By September 7, 2018Announcements
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InterDrone 2018, Las Vegas, NV: We are happy to have ArmDronecode Dronecode silver member, supporting us and together we are working on a joint roadmap of activities to support the Dronecode project and the community. Arm is an active contributor to Linux and a large number of open source technologies that span across a vast range of domains including mobile, embedded, Internet of Things(IoT), networking, infrastructure, and cloud computing. Arm contributes to standards, organizations, and initiatives, and sponsors conferences and community events, to help shape the future of open source software, by supporting the growing need for developer resources and training.

The Dronecode Project is the vendor-neutral home to the open source PX4 autopilot. PX4 is the industry-leading open source autopilot, trusted by leaders in the Drone space such as Yuneec, Wingtra, and AirMap. PX4 supports the Arm Cortex-M3, Cortex-M7, Cortex-A9, and Cortex-A53 processors, enabling a wide range of Arm ecosystem partners.

Since joining Dronecode as a silver member earlier this year, Arm has been an active collaborator.

Dronecode joins Arm at Embedded World

Last February, we joined Arm in Nuremberg for Embedded World. We had the opportunity to promote the Dronecode community and open source technologies under the project.

Capital Factory Interactive Industry Insider panel by Arm

In March, PX4 project maintainer, Daniel Agar, and Auterion’s Jinger Zeng joined the “Developing drones and rovers to enhance our cities” panel, organized by Arm during SXSW Interactive (Austin, Texas). We had the opportunity to discuss the current state of the drone industry, and promote open source technologies to build real-world solutions.

Arm Innovator Asia

In June, the Arm Innovator Program traveled across Asia to meet local developer ecosystem and evangelize different technologies in IoT, industrial, automotive, artificial intelligence, deep learning, computer vision, unmanned aerial vehicles, robots, and drones.

Autonomous Robot Challenge

The “Autonomous Robot Challenge” hosted by Arm, has over 200 submissions, from 500 global participants. The contest challenges developers to use advanced hardware kits, sensors, computer vision, and deep learning based on Arm technologies, to build drones, rovers, robots and underwater ROVs to help humanity. Submissions open until September 30th, 2018.

InterDrone 2018 and going forward

Dronecode aims to showcase our growing ecosystem and community, by providing unique educational content for InterDrone attendees, keynotes, panels, classes, and hands-on demos.

Together with Arm, we are announcing our commitment to do more developer
activation event in the future. Dronecode will undoubtedly support with the curation of workshops, webinars, live streams, guides, and engineering blog posts, to support the growing base of developers.

Come and find Arm at Dronecode’s booth! If you want to know more about our joint activities sign up for Arm’s Innovation newsletter.

InterDrone is the leading conference and exposition for the drone industry in North America, hosted at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from September 5-7, 2018.

Learn more about InterDrone 2018 on our blog.

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