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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 DroneBox Team's blog post DroneBoX Team presentation
"I wonder how is the government going to stop people from using drones for deliveries of illegal things like drugs ?"
yesterday
johnkowalsky commented on Gary McCray's blog post Great deal on a 3 axis gimbal with Alexmos controller
"Just out of curiosity... what kind of angular precision could you expect out of a brushless gimbal ? Could one you it for long range video shots ?"
Saturday
johnkowalsky commented on RaptorUAS MD's blog post Endurance milestone for fixed wing
"is 'gr' a typo ? I hope so :-D Now seriously wouldn't it be more efficient to use a highly optimized gas engine (or diesel) for propulsion and power generation ?"
Jun 21
johnkowalsky commented on Laser Developer's blog post High speed scanning laser weighs just 75g and measures over 100m
"Technically still a step motor. What's the part number and price ? I am looking for something similar for a completelly different project"
Jun 20
johnkowalsky commented on Laser Developer's blog post High speed scanning laser weighs just 75g and measures over 100m
"Soooo.... are you using a geared step motor?"
Jun 19
johnkowalsky commented on IKE's blog post ‘Tailsitter’ flying robot hovers and recovers easily, by ETH Zurich
"I don't think that the tailsitter is necessarily much more affected than some of the quad fixed wing hybrids that have been posted here. It's practically the same. Wind is a problem for real VTOLs too. AFAIK harriers had problems with it…"
Jun 5
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post US Government starts to require open source UAV technology!
"Things that don't belong in conversation here - LOL. If you try to sell shit with backdoors and logic bombs in it then you might annoy your clients."
Jun 4
johnkowalsky commented on Jordan's blog post The Drone / Horror Movie trailer
"Damn. I can't believe what I've just seen. Is it real ?"
Jun 2
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A newbie's guide to UAVs
"Just out of curiosity what's a typical price for revo board for open pilot? and where can I get one ?"
May 29
johnkowalsky commented on Armin Strobel's blog post A 3D printed UAV prototype which makes use of the advantages of 3D printing
"You say ducted fan I say tailsitter ;-)"
May 25
johnkowalsky commented on Charles Blouin's blog post Transport Canada to investigate ''Roman Candle Attack''
"Drones will be regulated - it's only a matter of time. "
May 24
johnkowalsky commented on Charles Blouin's blog post Transport Canada to investigate ''Roman Candle Attack''
"They freak out because well if you think of it drones potentially make a great platform for delivering explosives or incediaries. Though by overreacting to this they bring too much attention to it IMHO which might have a streisand effect"
May 23
johnkowalsky commented on Dan Held's blog post Hover, the #1 app for drone enthusiasts launches Flight Logs (beta)!
"I'd say the graphical design & UI is clean and looks neat. It is kind of poinless though - if you need accurate weather data you'd be better off with a proper weather app. Doesn't matter though - I guess you created it to show…"
May 8
johnkowalsky commented on Emlid's blog post Reach: affordable centimeter-level precise RTK GPS on Indiegogo
"fair enough scott"
May 1
johnkowalsky commented on Ascent AeroSystems's blog post Introducing Sprite - The world's most portable and rugged unmanned aerial vehicle.
"Ok but how does it work ? Does it rely on moving mass ?"
May 1
johnkowalsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Perceptiv Labs image-tracking upgrade for IRIS+ now taking preorders
"I know that there should be two seperate systems - one for the autopilot and one as a single board computer for things like relying serial data through 3/4G and/or streaming video."
Apr 26

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