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This community is the birthplace of ArduPilot, 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:
Many were skeptical after the first video, including me. Yet my skepticism lost some ground when I looked further into the capabilities of Jetcatusa micro turbines. A few weeks ago after that first flight, he announced an upcoming major public demo later in April, when interviewed by a French magazine ...
Xrotors is developing a 3D printable folding drone. If you missed my first post please check from following link:
or you can visit www.xrotors.net for more info.
These days I have been testing gimbal version of the…Continue
This story is from April 12, Anderson asked me organize a developer meetup while he arrived in beijing.…Continue
Cool new product from Anysense that works with all 3DR flight controllers:
AnySense Pro turns your Radio Control into a real-time telemetry system with no costs for additional hardware, such as a GPS sensor, voltage module or vario.Additionally all data will also be saved on the storage card of your remote control. With the right tools, you can easily visualise the…
They certainly good at drone. At the end of January, a drone workshop started in here.…Continue
A few weeks ago Chris Anderson shared a post about the efforts of bringing obstacle avoidance to PX4. This efforts are based on Simultaneous Location And Mapping (building a map of the world in real time) and Path Planning -- For the sake of conciseness i will call this approach SLAMAP.
I want to offer some thoughts on why this might not be a very promising approach, and propose an alternative that i think…Continue