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:
We've spent a long time developing the MAVRIK to be the most affordable high quality medium lift drone available today, or tomorrow. With an all new fully adjustable rail supported front mounted brushless gimbal that will fly hundreds of different cameras with the ability to point straight up, to our well known 'Rapid Deploy' folding air frame design, a new airframe hatch that allows…Continue
We have been working hard to get Droneshare out of beta, and are pleased to share that we are almost ready to call it V1. We are wrapping up a few things including mission discovery, filtered searches, and making flight uploads easier.
Interesting milestones since our last update:
Davide Scaramuzza and pals in the Robotics and Perception Group at University of Zurich have devised a new method called Semi-Direct Monocular Visual Odometry for autonomous gps denied micro areal vehicle navigation. Using only …Continue
Hello the DIYDrones community!
Thank you very much for your interest in our software. Since last news about support of DJI Phantom 2 our ranks of Beta testers have exploded!
Here we would like to present to you teaser of upcoming version of UgCS 2.0.
To those who have stumbled upon us for the first time we support not just DJI, but…Continue
Unlike the Civil Aviation definition of UAV v Model Aircraft being…Continue
David Scaramuzza from ETH writes: "In this video, we show our autonomous quadrotor acting as a flying 3D scanner. At the end of the video, the quadrotor guides a ground robot to grasp an object."