DJI will release a mandatory firmware update for the Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision, and Phantom 2 Vision+ to help users comply with the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) 0/8326, which restricts unmanned flight around the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
The updated firmware (V3.10) will be released in coming days and adds a No-Fly Zone centered…Continue
We've been quietly beavering away at hardware-in-the-loop simulations for our Vulture 2 spaceplane, and Pixhawk wrangler Linus Penzlien has finally got the aircraft to land itself at a virtual Spaceport America.
The HIL work involves ArduPilot controlling an…Continue
Added by Lester Haines on January 28, 2015 at 6:28am — No Comments
It's been just over a week since we launched, and we've had an INCREDIBLE response to Mach-Up - the free, web-based design tool.
We've had over 2,000 visitors and now have over 600 registered users. Amazing. Thank you all for your enthusiastic support!
(If you missed it, you can check it out at …Continue
Added by UAV Vision on January 27, 2015 at 11:46pm — No Comments
We are tring to build a FPV Rover combining a logitech racing wheel with an RC Car for an FPV platform.
However we are having some problems with the latency and tracking of the steering wheel input.
- I have checked the RC inputs using MAVlink and checked that the rc override was working fine
(The racing wheels seem to be in sync with the rc…Continue
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
When it comes to drones, "your imagination can go pretty wild in terms of what would be possible," says Roger Johnson, president of the National…Continue
I'm currently in the void between uni and full time work, so naturally I have a lot of time to go out and fly! I will be travelling to some pretty spectacular places over the following weeks to practice my cinematography. To keep up, follow my…Continue
Added by Lach Kilby on January 27, 2015 at 4:54pm — No Comments
Compared key features of each drone, including flight time, technology features, ease of getting started, camera systems, and price.Continue
Hey all, remember OpenMV Cam? It's the machine vision module that runs Python.
Well, we finally launched it on Kickstarter http://bit.ly/openmvcam. It does color tracking, object tracking, records movies and photos, too. All scriptable with Python. And…Continue
My name is Raviv Raz and I am a co-founder of a really cool startup called Percepto. I really hope you will like it since it pretty much grew out of reading and following this community.
Percepto is an add-on device, some may call a companion computer, that is designed to give almost any UAV computer vision…Continue
Sometimes gear fails you! This was Cinecopter experience in Peru filming for animal planet!
Ground stations are the means you have available in the field to interact with your autonomous vehicle, so they're a very important part of the toolset to conduct your work or hobby. The ground station as we know it now is not just there to support your activities to plan or execute the flight, they also contain functions for initial setups,…Continue
Do feel free to take the time and enjoy every angle of our aircrafts…Continue
Back in June 2013, I shared some pictures from the then-new 3D Robotics Tijuana factory. Here's another batch, showing the growth and progress there. It's buzzing and…Continue
Our team at Agrolytic spent the 2014 growing season in the fields, working with growers, and flying UAVs with different sensors. Our single goal was to create a practical, online service that empowers growers to benefit from the latest in sensor and big data processing technologies, but…Continue
I would like to introduce a thermal imaging system for drones and UAV systems made by european company Workswell s.r.o.
Workswell Thermal Vision Pro is high-end and unique wireless thermal imaging solution with two cameras and storage for unmanned aerial vehicles, quadrocopters or drones. This…Continue
Added by david lang on January 24, 2015 at 11:15am — No Comments