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Custom orientation offset between APM and external compass

Started Apr 27 0 Replies

Hi there,I wonder if it is possible to set a custom value for the orientation offset between the APM and the external compass. Now there are some fixed values for the roll (90-180-270 degrees), but I…Continue

Mapping with the X8 wing

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Nov 15, 2012. 5 Replies

Hi all,I want to share some of the latest results I achieved with using ardupilot and my X8-wing for aerial mapping. Below you can see a picture of the X8-wing with the ardupilot and camera (canon…Continue

Aerial mapping: first results

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dries Raymaekers Jun 3, 2012. 5 Replies

Hi all,I want to share with you the first results obtained with my Bixler-UAV. I had never flown a RC plane before but must say that this little hobby quite gets into your skin once you get familiar…Continue

Newbie - GPS question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dries Raymaekers Sep 14, 2011. 2 Replies

Hi there! After scrolling around for a couple of days on this site, it’s time for a first post. I am looking into building my own UAV, and this site along with RCgroups is a great source of…Continue

 

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Dries Raymaekers commented on RaptorBird Robotics's blog post Next Generation Smart Drone Platform, Pixhawk Compatible
"Nice project Rakshak! I see you also had a kickstarter, but this was cancelled? Would love to test it out on our fixed wing!"
Saturday
Dries Raymaekers posted a discussion

Custom orientation offset between APM and external compass

Hi there,I wonder if it is possible to set a custom value for the orientation offset between the APM and the external compass. Now there are some fixed values for the roll (90-180-270 degrees), but I would need a roll offset of +-15degrees.thanks!DriesSee More
Apr 27
Dries Raymaekers commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"I have read the article about DroneAdventures in Peru, but we did not yet connect. We did pass some of the "barrios" which they operated in. Very poor people and living conditions, so great work they are doing to make a kadaster of these…"
Mar 26
Patrick Meier commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Super, thanks for sharing the additional images, Dries. I'd love to get on a call and learn more about your good work & explore synergies with UAViators. My email: patrick@iRevolution.net. Incidentally, DroneAventures were just in Lima, did…"
Mar 26
Stanley Anak Suab commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Nice work :-D keep up"
Mar 26
Dries Raymaekers left a comment for Roger Sollenberger
"Hi Roger,  sure.. would love that. When would we do this? Tomorrow, would be possible but as of Thursday I am travelling. Next week is also possible. cheers Dries"
Mar 25
Dries Raymaekers commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Thanks! The 3-day demonstration flights just ended, all participants were very happy with the results and eager to start flying themselves. Some pictures of the demo below. @Randy. Nice initiative and the level of the T3 competition was very high…"
Mar 25

100KM
u4eake commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Again you make me jealous Dries!  Great work and glad to see your company is doing well! "
Mar 25
UAS_Pilot commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Really cool stuff..."
Mar 24
Patrick Meier commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Great stuff, thanks for sharing. When/where will your next training be held?"
Mar 24

Developer
Randy commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Coincidentally I've recently added a 3dMapping wiki page based on the input from the 5 or 6 successful competitors of the last T3 competition.  Hopefully that will provide a starting point for people to try out 3dmapping with…"
Mar 24

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Love this. Please post some of those stunning views of the Andes!"
Mar 23

Admin
Gary Mortimer commented on Dries Raymaekers's blog post Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru
"Nice Dries nice"
Mar 23
Dries Raymaekers posted blog posts
Mar 23
Dries Raymaekers commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post A peek into the future of ardupilot
"I enjoyed the talks Tridge, thanks! Can become very interesting for direct georeferencing of images taken from a UAV if IMU precision enhances!"
Jan 31
Dries Raymaekers replied to Andreas's discussion New script for cannon cameras developed by CHDK themselves.
"Great link, thanks! I will check it out.."
Oct 21, 2013

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Workshop on UAV-mapping technology in Lima, Peru

Posted on March 23, 2014 at 9:30pm 10 Comments

In the framework of the VlIR-UOS-North-South-South initiative aimed at capacity building for developing countries, Latin-American and African Universities participate in a 7 day workshop on UAV-technology, currently being held in Lima, Peru. In this workshop organized by University Nacional la Molina,…

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Drone mapping in Peru

Posted on May 26, 2013 at 11:30am 1 Comment

University grounds: Above

Below you can find some results of a 4 week mapping campaign I did in Peru along with people from KU Leuven, Belgium and University La Molina, Peru. Images were processed with PIX4D and dronemapper. Special thanks to JP from Dronemapper for the good support and tips&tricks. I hope you like the videos!

Archeological site…

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ArduPlane flies at 4500m altitude

Posted on April 7, 2013 at 1:30pm 17 Comments

 

During a 4 weeks mission to Peru we have done several UAV flights for mapping purposes. These included flights at high altitude over the Andes. The highest one was over the scenic “Bosque de Piedras”, at 4500m altitude, where we have mapped a 1km2 area in a matrix flight pattern.

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