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Raspberry PI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Schmidt Mar 31, 2013. 33 Replies

Are there any plans to build an autopilot based on Raspberry PI ? That would make sense IMHO. There are two major advantages: one could use 3G modems to control the plane and cheapo USB webcamsContinue

 

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johnkowalsky commented on Víctor Mayoral's blog post Erle Robot, the educational drone
"Just out of curiosity. Do you guys think that in the future we'll get rid of traditional RC transmiters on 2.4ghz and control the plane through telemetry only ?? If you think of FPV and various problems with frequencies and most people invest…"
Monday
johnkowalsky commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post Long Range Telemetry Testing
"Uhmm if anything fails it should trigger RH and that's it. No need to have two separate systems. I wouldn't say it's redundancy, but rather overcomplicating things, extra weight and power consumption."
Apr 12
johnkowalsky commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post Long Range Telemetry Testing
"I suspect that cell signal will be better than on ground. I am surprised that there are still places that have 'weak or no cell service' - it's 21st century for god's sake"
Apr 12
johnkowalsky commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post Long Range Telemetry Testing
"Good to see some long range telemetry in use. Though I've been wondering for a while - isn't it just cheaper to use a gsm modem ?"
Apr 12
johnkowalsky commented on Richard Evans's blog post Working on endurance options
"This isn't related to this situation... but is there an off the shelf ICE based generator ? Did I quick google search but I couldn't find anything."
Jan 19
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"Yeah, been thinking about exactly the same route myself - and using the same gprs module - sim900. Neat and cheap. In fact I think that such setups will be quite common in the future"
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"people have used similar setups and latency was supposedly acceptable"
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"IIRC even android 2.3, doesn't support OTG and AFAIK x10 has android 1.6"
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"or try looking for an app that already exists - here's what I found https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.freezinsteve.bluetoothbridge "
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"That's entirely doable - just find someone to write an app for you or do it yourself"
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Onyando's blog post Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app
"interesting but why not bluetooth?"
Jan 6
johnkowalsky commented on Sen Zaurak's blog post Giving the APM visual intelligence..
"helistorm this project requires a device like a smartphone or a barebone single board computer thingy like beaglebone black... Both of these can do facial recognition without even having to relay data to the internet they can do it using their own…"
Jan 5
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post PETA Drones vs Hunters (Hunters win first round)
"True! That and let me put on tight fitting clothes and start doing crazy stuff (supposedly because I care about the enviroment so much) because I am an attention seeking wimin with daddy issues Ohh and congrats DIYdrones for posting this - nothing…"
Jan 4
johnkowalsky commented on Sen Zaurak's blog post Giving the APM visual intelligence..
"Yup it seems that it won't work without internet connection. It's a marketing strategy where they want you to pay a fee for using the service even though it could probably run offline even on a fairly slow device. Thx I'll wait till…"
Jan 2
johnkowalsky commented on Aaron Wiedenfeld's blog post Parachute dropping!
"Pablo Escobar approves"
Dec 28, 2013
johnkowalsky commented on Jeff Taylor's blog post Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge Now on Kickstarter
"uhmm ok but what's the point of a BT bridge ?? Can't you just plug it directly into the USB port ??"
Dec 4, 2013

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