Rpanion-Server 0.10 Released

Rpanion-Server 0.10.0 has been released. This is primarily a bugfix update, with some important camera streaming updates.

Rpanion-Server is an Open-Source software package for easily managing your companion computer (such as a Raspberry Pi or NVIDIA Jetson) on a ArduPilot-powered vehicle. It provides such functions as MAVLink telemetry distribution, video streaming and network management, NTRIP streaming and flight log management.

This release includes the following major changes:

  • Migrate to libcamera API on the Raspberry Pi
  • Added support for the 2nd CSI port on Raspberry Pi
  • Hardware x264 encoding for USB cameras
  • Reduced x264 latency
  • Support for CSI camera streaming on the NVIDIA Jetson
  • Option to send datastream requests to flight controller
  • More consistent user interface
  • Enhanced Wireguard status reporting

Comprehensive documentation and pre-built disk images for the Raspberry Pi are available here.

If you’re curious about the inner workings of Rpanion-Server, the source code can be found on GitHub. We welcome bug reports and Pull Requests!