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Self-designed octocopter controlled by a pixhawk autopilot with an Intel Nuc (I5) for extra computational capabilities. It also has a Jexton TX1 GPU and a velodyne 3D laser as extra payload. It is designed for accomplish different task, using different types of sensors, like stereo cameras, laser sensors, GPS, altimeters, etc.

Key features:
  • Payload: 3D Lidar, Zed Camera, IMU, RTK GPS, Jetson Compute
  • Speed: 2m/s Horizontal, 1m/s vertical
  • Power Supply 6S LiPo
  • MTOW: 14kg
  • Endurance: 10 minutes
  • Weight: 12kg
  • Max speed: 4m/s Horizontal, 1.5m/s Vertical
Possible applications:
  • Aerial recognition and data obtainment
  • First person views flights and pilot training
  • Structure inspection for maintenance works
  • Tracing of objectives and surveillance
  • Localization and mapping

Technical specifications

Endurance:10 minutes
Average speed:2m/s Horizontal, 1m/s Vertical
Altitude:20 m
Power supply:6S LiPo
Autopilot:Pixhawk (PX4)

Access information

Corresponding infrastructureUniversidad de Sevilla
Robotics, Vision and Control Group
LocationCamino de los Descubrimientos, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Unit of accessWorking day