Install Support for Parrot Minidrones

You can add support for Parrot® minidrones to the Simulink® product by instalfling the Simulink Support Package for Parrot Minidrones. When you complete this process, and replace the firmware, you can build and deploy flight control algorithms on Parrot minidrones.

Install, Update, or Uninstall Support Package

Install Support Package

  1. On the MATLAB® Home tab, in the Environment section, select Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages.

  2. In the Add-On Explorer window, click the support package and then click Install.

Update Support Package

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, select Help > Check for Updates.

Uninstall Support Package

  1. On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Manage Add-Ons.

  2. In the Add-On Manager window, find and click the support package, and then click Uninstall.

Hardware Setup

Devices supported by MathWorks® require additional configuration and setup steps to connect to MATLAB and Simulink. Each support package provides a Hardware Setup Wizard that guides you through the process of configuring and connecting to your device.

If the support package is already installed, you can start the hardware setup by opening the Add-On Manager.

In the Add-On Manager, start the hardware setup process by clicking the Gear icon, .

After starting, the Hardware Setup window provides instructions to configure your device. Hardware Setup uses the following format to present the instructions:

  • Title - Current step in the setup process.

  • Content and Instructions - Instructions for the current step in the setup process. Typically an Action is provided that will make changes to the current hardware or computer system required for the setup process.

  • Additional Help - Additional help and considerations for the current step.

  • Navigation - Click Next or Back to move to the next or previous step in the setup process. You can also click Cancel to exit the process.

Follow the instructions on each screen of the Hardware Setup. When the Hardware Setup completes, you can open the examples to get familiar with the product and its features.

Note

To use Parrot minidrone on Windows computer, you must install RNDIS. For more information, see Install RNDIS for Parrot Minidrones.

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