This community is the home of ArduPilot, the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk and APM 2.6 autopilots run a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems, including:
Hello Diy Drones Universe,
This is Joshua Johnson here to discuss CAD Drones, LLC's long term project that will be the heart and soul of our Drone company that began a little over 5 months ago! Right away we saw the potential in Cloud Computing related to the storage and Open Source collaboration of CAD Files and Autopilot Code related to Drones. The future of…Continue
Because it's a useful tool. And imagine what Louis XIV could have accomplished at Versailles if he'd had one
There’s been a lot of discussion and a tremendous amount of speculation lately about the nature of drones and their role in our society as useful tools and hobbyist toys.
Last year, while celebrating my birthday in…
It's the team from UASys again. We just wanted to give everyone an update on how we are going with our safe, practical and affordable multicopter design. We’ve been looking at some pretty cool options with flight…Continue
DJI Phantom 1.5 - 24mm Battery Door by BrianSelfDesign
My blog post below is probably preaching to the converted in this forum, but I am a female, creative technologist and new UAV enthusiast, and I have been doing some research on the subject of UAV. For myself and to a lot of…Continue
Hello. As a long time lurker here, I'd like to share my latest project with the DIY Drones community.
In working with orthophoto generation from UAV imagery using the current crop of still-photo stitching based programs, I have found the process to be complicated and…Continue
MoviesOnMap.com is very happy to announce the first "outdoor" implementation of the map from MoviesOnMap.com on the website of video's owner. Map on the QuadCam.ch contains only videos of QuadCam.
You can see all the videos by QuadCam.ch here:…Continue
Here is the article in the Guardian newspaper:
Read and scroll down for the fear mongering comments.
I have to admit, I am a little fed up with the "ground stations" available on the market today. First off, good luck seeing most laptops or tablets at all outdoors. Second, good luck modifying or repairing your laptop / tablet. It can be done but its usually a major pain with a good chance of breaking something.…Continue
I saw this Raspberry Pi clone today the first time and will definitely try it in september. A lighter, smaller alternative to the rpi.
From the description:
ODROID-W is a miniature computing module which is fully compatible with all software…Continue