NVIDIA open-sources autonomous drone AI for ROS and TX1/TX2

NVIDIA has released the code to Project Redtail on GitHub. Based on this arXiv paper, the framework’s now available including ROS nodes using Caffe/TensorRT for end-to-end inferencing (TrailNet) and navigational control of Pixhawk-compatible drones flying in GPS-denied areas.

Repo…https://github.com/NVIDIA-Jetson/redtail
Wiki…https://github.com/NVIDIA-Jetson/redtail/wiki
Blog…https://news.developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-researchers-release-trailblazing-deep-learning-based-framework-for-autonomous-drone-navigation