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Failed to download new firmware - invalid namespace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Nov 27, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi all,I'm trying to use Mission Planner 1.3.15 on Windows 8.1 to load ArduCopter 3.2 on my Pixhawk. When I select ArduCopter V3.2 Quad, I get this error:…Continue

Getting telemetry from the telemetry port in HIL mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daryl Wilding-McBride Jul 20, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello. I would like to listen to APM telemetry in HIL mode, but I suspect by default that it's going out on the USB port. How can I get APM to send telemetry to the telemetry port as well? I'm using…Continue

Does geo-fencing work in ArduPlane HIL?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daryl Wilding-McBride Jun 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello. I've been trying to get geo-fencing to work in my X-Plane simulations. I create the return point, draw the polygon, upload it, take off and fly to the boundary, and cross right over it. I…Continue

 

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Daryl Wilding-McBride commented on Andrew Schuh's blog post DJI is changing the game for Precision Mapping
"I watched the video and read DJI's product description on their web page, and I'm not thinking this is game-changing at all. It seems DJI has added some nice features to its Ground Station iPad app, but it only forms part of the end-to-end…"
Jan 11
Daryl Wilding-McBride replied to Göktürk AKIN's discussion Simulation tool for Tower in the group Tower (Droidplanner)
"MAVProxy is a great way to simulate GCS missions, including Tower. I wrote a how-to article here."
Aug 9, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride commented on Colin Snow's blog post New Report: The Truth About Drones in Precision Agriculture
"We've come to similar conclusions after a series of field trials in Australia. Taking into account all the input costs, including the farmer's time, the business case for drones in agriculture only starts to get strong if unsupervised…"
Jul 7, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride commented on Marco Robustini's blog post How to recover any multirotor "out of VLOS" using only the "self level" flight mode
"Thanks for sharing this great tip."
Jun 1, 2016

Developer
Philip replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Using an RFD900 with Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"The Solo mod club has links, are you a member of the solo Facebook pages?"
Apr 10, 2016
Scooter replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Using an RFD900 with Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"Where can I get an accessory bay breakout board?  "
Apr 10, 2016

Developer
Philip replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Using an RFD900 with Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"Just plug it into the accessory bay, and set it up as normal... It's serial 2"
Apr 10, 2016
Scooter replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Using an RFD900 with Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"Please assist me with this process.  I have a RDF900 and this is one of the things that annoyed me with SOLO is the inability to use the long range telemetry. "
Apr 10, 2016

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Geocoding images from a GoPro Hero4 and Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"We'll be releasing support for the new Sony camera in June. That might be the best option for you. It will include native Dronekit support. The Parrot Sequoia will be natively supported, too. "
Mar 31, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Geocoding images from a GoPro Hero4 and Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"This issue explains why I can't insert the data in the EXIF on the GoPro, which removes (i) and (ii) as options. https://github.com/dronekit/dronekit-python/issues/607 (iv) looks too fiddly for multi-band imagery, so (iii) seems the way to go.…"
Mar 31, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Geocoding images from a GoPro Hero4 and Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"Thanks Chris. For agriculture applications, I've been using Pix4D or DroneDeploy's MapEngine for my post-processing. To use Solo in this toolchain, I would need (i) Solo to inject the geocode, (ii) have access to set it myself through…"
Mar 30, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride replied to Peter Hu's discussion 3DR Solo CLI - Command line in the group 3DR SOLO
"Hi Peter. Are you still stuck on this?"
Mar 30, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride replied to Peter Hu's discussion 3DR Solo CLI - Command line in the group 3DR SOLO
"Hi Katie. Which CLI command are you trying to run? Are you able to connect to the controller from the app? Daryl."
Mar 30, 2016

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to Daryl Wilding-McBride's discussion Geocoding images from a GoPro Hero4 and Solo in the group 3DR SOLO
"Yes, that's what SiteScan does. After it injects the position/pose into the EXIFs, it automatically uploads the images to the 3DR and Autodesk cloud. "
Mar 30, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride added a discussion to the group 3DR SOLO
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Geocoding images from a GoPro Hero4 and Solo

How are folks geocoding their photos taken from Solo w/ gimbal? I was hoping the lat/long would get injected into the EXIF header in real time through the gimbal's connection, but alas no.Daryl.See More
Mar 30, 2016
Daryl Wilding-McBride commented on Stephen Dade's blog post Changes to Australian RPA Legislation
"The explanatory text includes "Autonomous flight is prohibited under the amendments until such time as suitable regulations can be developed by CASA", but goes on to define autonomous flight as "an operation during which an unmanned…"
Mar 30, 2016

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About Me:
Chief RPA Pilot at DiUS. Co-founder of Flying Robot School, a not-for-profit organisation teaching public secondary school students in rural areas how to fly and program flying robots to solve worthwhile problems.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
UAV interests include SLAM with different sensors, vegetation indices, and onboard realtime processing of imagery with OpenCV.
Hometown:
Victoria, Australia

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