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Photography gives 2D representations. The system generates 3D measurements of the surface and object from a photograph. Aerial and terrestrial are two major types of photogrammetry.
I am pleased to inform that UgCS 2.1 is out now. All versions including UgCS One are available.
There is of course UgCS Open which is free and will suit needs of most of hobby users who fly drones for fun.
With UgCS version 2.0 one has ability to search for locations via text search and…Continue
Call for VTOL test pilots! The PX4 standard firmware (master branch, downloadable via QGroundControl) supports first VTOL vehicle (duo-rotor, tail sitter). This video demonstrates the transition from hover - fixed wing - hover. Contact: …Continue
Today I made a new flight using the BreezeUAV autopilot that I develop in open-source (breezeuav.com) :
It ended up with a crash due to motor vibrations leading to wrong roll evaluation. Actually I was aware of those vibrations, I thought the Kalman and Low-Pass filter will be enough to have good value. Without propeller I had 0.3G of…Continue
For a project my group is currently undertaking with media lab Asia, we had to fabricate a UAV that could be used as a data mule in case of disaster(Delay tolerant networks).
Decided to go for an H frame and designed the following frame on Autocad. motor to motor distance is 525 vertical (as in image) and 575…
Hello DIY Friend's,
This is my latest video, QAV250 Carbon Fiber Edition, Building TimeLapse Log, i hope you enjoy!
Here is my Setup
Lumenier QAV250 Carbon Fiber Edition
OpenPilot CC3D Atom
Tiger Motor 12A 600hz simonK ESCs
Lumenier (Tiger motor Rebranded) FX2006-13 2000kv motors
Gemfan 5x3 props
Lumenier CS-600 super…