UAV::Pilot, a Perl library for controlling the Parrot AR.Drone, has released version 0.5.
This was the big one. With the ffmpeg library installed, you can decode the h.264 video stream coming right off the drone, in real time. This is where UAV::Pilot starts to get really interesting, opening up applications like augmented reality games and object recognition.
I'm going to be taking a short break from working on UAV::Pilot for a while. After lazing about, I'll start work on …
UAV::Pilot, a Perl library for controlling the Parrot AR.Drone, has released version 0.4.
The big change for this update is streaming video to a file. Display in real-time is not yet
implemented--that's coming in 0.5.
There are also some API changes in how event loops are initialized to make the naming more consistent. There will probably be another API change in the video handling in 0.5. Once I do a complete release, API changes will have a proper deprecation plan, but for right now I think it's fine to change things willy-nil…