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Joshua Ott commented on Arthur Benemann's blog post SparkFun AVC 2014 Course Preview
"I think the balloons are a sucker bet, 50 points doesn't seem like enough to justify the risk of entanglement. And like Randy said, hitting those things will require luck or tremendous tech (especially in the wind). Any time spent aiming for…"
yesterday
Joshua Ott commented on Gus Calderon's blog post MSNBC just aired this story on the "Drone Economy"
"Robert, That is a vibration test rig for evaluating isolation schemes."
Jan 29
Ian Soler commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Being a retired EE in Electronics I fully understand the 3DR situation. Remember, with out front projects like this Patience is a virtue and all good things come to those who wait. I am a buyer of the Iris when it is ready for prime time. AND I have…"
Jan 12
Shyam Balasubramanian commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Hi Chris, Gary, Thank you for all the details. I am having a close look at it. Of course, Iris is wonderful, 3DR designed it with care and better than any other platforms I know out there. I have been into Multicopters for almost 3 years now, and I…"
Jan 11

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Gary McCray commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"I do not work for 3DR although I am certainly a strong supporter. But the simple fact is that if you want the best most pro Quadcopter the Iris is actually a very good deal. It has design features and is made of materials that fully justify…"
Jan 11

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Pixhawk offers all the PX4 functionality in one package. "
Jan 11
Shyam Balasubramanian commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Can someone tell me if I need to custom build a quad "with PX4 autopilot", do I need to buy both the Px4FMU and PX4 IO board OR the PX4 autopilot would suffice (having all functionalities)? I do not wish to buy Iris directly, personally it…"
Jan 11
Michael commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"I have been waiting months, but made that decision after a lot of thought and research.  Sure I would like to have it now, but being honest I would rather wait a bit longer, learning all I can about it's operation and all the other…"
Jan 11

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Euan: that email may have been a bit confusing. As you expected, those design changes were made many months ago, after the first beta testing feedback. The delay the team was reporting was with the injection mold-makers who are producing the new…"
Jan 11
Euan Ramsay commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Interesting. You kinda expect some delays with a new product, but overheating and battery doors popping open sound like pretty fundamental problems to be discovering mere days from the official shipping date?"
Jan 11
Ian Soler commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Oh! and BTW, all good products get delayed. That is exactly why they end up good."
Jan 11
Ian Soler commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"That is why I never pre-order. Let 'em get it right, read the reviews, then go for it. Having been a developer/design engineer myself I fully understand the issue if "Teething Problems". Not serious just stuff that inevitably surfaces…"
Jan 11
Ben Hayat commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"I hope they change the battery holder that would accommodate for a larger batter like 5000 so we get a better flight time with all the FPV gears.Unless it can hold a bigger batter, I'm not buying one...I hope they're taking this into…"
Jan 11
Pbreed commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Ok I ordered an IRIS is mid December... At the time it was listed as 2 to 3 wks lead time. The Iris is still listed at 2 to 4 wks lead time. Yesterday I received the following email: Unfortunately we are still working on some improvements on the…"
Jan 11
Michael commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Gary,  Thanks, this is great.  I think you did an amazing job of explaining and showing things.  I guess I have just a couple of questions now.  Do you think the Attitude is the best way to go?   I see the Dominator has…"
Jan 11

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Gary McCray commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Hi Michael, There are a few manufacturers of FPV goggles, but the ones that have the best reviews and widest loyal user support are Fat Shark and of the FatShark Goggles the 640 x 480 Attitude have the widest range of uses because they have the…"
Jan 10

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Flying in 25 m/s wind

Posted on December 7, 2013 at 1:00am 29 Comments

ALTURA DRONE - STORM FLIGHT - 5.12.2013 from Aerialtronics on Vimeo.

 

Pretty impressive flight by Aerialtronics Altura multirotor in some heavy winds. Intuitively, the design does not look…

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Post-typhoon aerial video on CNN

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 12:00pm 9 Comments



 http://us.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?c=homepage-t

 

They didn't specify what type of copter is being used, but from the shadow it looks like a TBS Discovery style. It…

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Iris Details: #4 Android Apps Overview

Posted on September 8, 2013 at 3:00pm 54 Comments

This is a video showing an overview of operating Iris via an Android tablet. Although we always have an RC transmitter in the mix, as a backup, the Android apps provide a very convenient way to maintain a telemetry and control link with the vehicle.

In the weeks ahead, we will be making some in-depth video tutorials on using all these different…

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Iris Details: #3 The camera attachment

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 2:01pm 25 Comments

 

The GoPro® compatible connector attaches to the chassis with two bolts, it's easily replaceable if necessary.

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At 5:11pm on January 29, 2013, Pierre Stoermer said…

Please contact us at pierre@dronemapper.com or jp@dronemapper.com. Thanks Josh

At 12:59pm on March 26, 2013, Jake Wells said…

Thank you for the add.

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