Skydio Enterprise Controller-S software version 20.2.11

Integrating the Skydio Enterprise Controller and the Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) app allows you to seamlessly monitor your Skydio fleet. ATAK provides geospatial information about your drones and controllers for increased situational awareness in the field.

[caution]To access the Skydio ATAK offline integration, ensure that you use the correct Enterprise Controller model S. Look for the Model on the sticker located on the back of the Enterprise Controller the model number will have SBR or S at the end.[/caution]

Adding a TAK server

Radios that have been tested with Skydio ATAK offline integration include:

    • Silvus
    • TrellisWare
    • Persistent Systems

[info text="Your radio must include Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Refer to your specific radio's user manual for configuration guidance."] 

Step 1 - connect to your network using a USB-C Ethernet cable.

    • WiFi connections are not supported

Step 2 - Select the device settings menu

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Step 3 - Select the ATAK menu tab

Step 4 - Select Start ATAK App 

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Step 5 - Select Network Connections CS_ATAK_media_UI_add-server1.png
Step 6 - Select Add Server
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Step 7 - Enter the required fields

    • Server name
    • IP address
    • Port
    • TCP/SSL certificates 

If you do not know the server name, IP address, or port, contact your TAK administrator.

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Step 8 - Once connected, the server will appear under Known ATAK Servers

    • to view connected servers, select the Connection Status icon
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    • to switch between color and thermal camera feed, viewers of the stream must restart
    • superzoom is not supported
    • when switching between a 30 FPS and 60 FPS stream, the stream will pause for viewers 

[note]Refer to the ATAK User Guide for more detailed information about adding or searching for a video stream. [/note] 

Enable Live Streaming

Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a network protocol that coordinates media streaming between two devices. Before flying, you must enable streaming to view the live stream. You must have a TAK or RTSP server running on your network to stream video. Without this, you will only receive COT data.

To configure your RTSP settings:

 

 

 

 

Step 1 - Navigate to the ATAK menu tab and select Start ATAK App 

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Step 2 - Select Live Streaming CS_ATAK_media_UI_live-streaming1.png

Step 3 - Toggle on Stream Enabled and complete the required fields

  • Stream Name
  • IP Address
  • Port
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[note text="The Stream Name is unique to you and cannot be duplicated. Stream Names with special characters and spaces are not supported. Choose an alphanumeric name, such as the name of your drone, when creating your stream. You may edit your Stream Name at any time."]

Connecting to a TAK server

Step 1 - Select the Device Settings menu

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Step 2 - Navigate to the ATAK menu tab and select Start ATAK App 

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Step 3 - Select Network Connections

Step 4 - Select the name of the server you wish to connect with

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Removing a TAK server

Step 1 - Navigate to Device Settings

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Step 2 - Navigate to the ATAK menu tab and select Start ATAK App 

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Step 3 - Under Known ATAK Servers, select the name of the server you want to delete CS_ATAK_media_UI_remove-server1.png
Step 4 - Select Delete Server CS_ATAK_media_UI_remove-server2.png
Step 5 - Confirm you would like to permanently delete the selected server
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Publishing telemetry data

Step 1 - Navigate to Device Settings

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Step 2 - Navigate to the ATAK menu tab and select Start ATAK App 

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Step 3 - Select Publish Telemetry

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Step 4 - Toggle ON to enable Publish Telemetry
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Step 5 (optional) - Enter the Vehicle Call Sign and Operator Call Sign

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[note text="the default Vehicle Call Sign will display the serial number of your drone. The default Operator Call Sign will display the unique ID of your Enterprise Controller. Call Signs with special characters and spaces are not supported."]

[accordion heading="What should I do if my stream isn't working?"]

Navigate back to the RTSP menu. Toggle Stream Enabled off, then on again, and retry streaming.

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[accordion heading="What should I do if I can't see the telemetry information?"]

If your telemetry information is not publishing to your connected TAK server, ensure you have Publish Telemetry enabled by navigating to the Device Settings menu> ATAK > Publish Telemetry. Toggle ON Publish Telemetry to enable. If enabled and you still do not see your telemetry information, toggle the Publish Telemetry off and then on again. Check your stream to see if the issue has been resolved.

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