NavQ and HoverGames

NavQ is a companion computer reference design for HoverGames and commercial development of drones and rovers.

While the 8MMNavQ is a standalone computer, it has been designed with NXP HoverGames coding competition in mind. And specifically the NXP KIT-HGDRONEK66 using the RDDRONE-FMUK66 flight controller.

As a result of HoverGames planning, the NavQ also makes a great companion computer for many other PX4 or Ardupilot flight controllers

HoverGames specific features include

  • NavQ can connect to HoverGames (RDDDRONE-FMUK66)

    • via serial

    • via Ethernet (using 100BaseT1 2 wire ethernet adapter)

    • via USB (requires specific configuration)

  • RGB LED onboard for status reporting

  • USB-C console for debugging

  • Power input via USB-C or JST-GH power header

  • MicroUSB port for peripherals (hub, usb cameras, sensors)

  • IX industrial Ethernet jack

  • Serial ports using JST-GH connectors

  • I2C/SPI port using JST-GH connectors

  • 3 wire LED strip connector with power supply

  • Wifi and Bluetooth

  • MIPI Camera intereface (Google Coral Camera default)

  • eMMC and removable SDCard memories

  • MIPI DSI for display (particularly for Rover applications)

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