Read current height of Parrot drone
returns the current height above the takeoff surface in meters along with the time stamp of
the Parrot® drone, specified as a parrot object. The function returns the height only
after the drone has taken off. For a Parrot Mambo drone, before takeoff, the function returns a zero.
time] = readHeight(
Read Height of Parrot Drone
Connect to a Parrot drone.
parrotObj = parrot('Mambo')
parrotObj = parrot with properties: Name: "Mambo" ID: "Mambo_564853" State: "landed" BatteryLevel: 50% AvailableCameras: ["FPV"]
parrot object to initiate takeoff of the Parrot drone.
While the Parrot drone is in flight, read the height from the takeoff surface.
[height,time] = readHeight(parrotObj)
height = 0.8600 time = datetime 15-Mar-2019 14:07:19
height — Current height of drone
positive real scalar
The current height of the Parrot drone above the takeoff surface, specified in meters.
time — Timestamp from drone
The time at which the drone sends the measured height, specified as a datetime.