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This community is the home of ArduPilot (now known as APM), the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk autopilot runs a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems from the Dronecode Foundation, including:
Another unwitting newbie with their shiny new toy, totally oblivious to the rules. I do not know what brand/model it was, although we can probably all make a rather educated guess. The big take away here is existing laws were applied and the owner was cited appropriately by local police. Gloating politicians everywhere are in tears. Finally,…Continue
The SF00 long range laser altimeter
Measurements of the height above ground up to and beyond 250m (820 feet) provide important information to many different types of aircraft. For commercial and military drones…Continue
The passing of the autumnal equinox provides more opportunity to test luminary robots. Over the last few years, at about this time, I find myself deep in lighting experiments for upcoming projects. It's important to test any candidate lighting systems to understand how they might…Continue
One of the great things about using drones to map areas is that you can do the same mapping mission many times, showing change over time. But it's sometimes hard to merge that data into Google Earth for viewing. Thankfully, the team at the Google Earth blog…Continue
Hello after a long time,
I have been working about my previous post in my spare time and i have decided to work on new board to expand my playground.
Now i am working on a sensor board that includes inemo imu module, gps receiver, pressure, humudity and temperature sensors. as…Continue
The Humanitarian UAV Mission I spearheaded in Nepal a couple weeks ago was just…Continue