Smart Radio GCS Reference Design: Introduction

Smart Radio GCS Reference Design: Introduction


In this guide, we detail the design of a Ground Control Station (GCS) using the Doodle Labs Smart Radio. There are several available form factors in the Smart Radio family, and we will discuss how the Wearable Smart Radio or the Embedded/External Smart Radios can be used in a GCS.

Figures 1 and 2 shows examples of the applications which have been demonstrated using Doodle Labs’ Smart Radios. 

Fig. 1 Example applications using the Smart Radio (UAV)

Fig. 2 Example applications using the Smart Radio (UGV)

In our experiments, the typical latency due  to the radios was around 10ms. The telemetry link was stable down to the sensitivity level of the radios. 

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