SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
I stumble upon this thing today.
Could be a good (great?) camera platform for UAV.
What do you guys think?
More: Google: Olympus Air
MatrixPilot got upgraded with the helical turn method. I changed my code to follow this development.
To add the auto land function, i needed better brake control. After that i created the auto landing script.
The codebase has moved to Git. My code is here:…
Added by GliderUAV on October 2, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments
Hi DIY drones community,
I just wanted to share this list of top five drones of 2015 made by the website GeekSnack.com
At the top of the list is 3DR's own and…
A quick recap of what is allowed in france :
We have been working for a few months to demonstrate to the DGAC that the SOLO was safe enough to be used for commercial operations. We had previously gotten the first type certificates for …Continue
From Defense Systems:
The Army is experimenting with using swarms of small, inexpensive drones in battlefield missions—as much as anything because of the potential threat they could pose to U.S. forces.
Members of the Targets Management Office with Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and…
This is the first episode of our new Life After Gravity podcast series. Every other week we’ll deliver conversations with leading thinkers and personalities from the drone world and beyond. We’ll start close to home: This week I speak with 3DR CEO Chris…Continue
Added by Roger Sollenberger on October 1, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments
One reason I constantly check DIYdrones throughout the day is the tenancy to have well-written and informative blog posts on the front page, as opposed to some of the "hype machine news" found elsewhere, though we get our share as well.
This blog post is really…Continue
I would like to ask you for little help in making this drone real, if you could support the project that would be amazing, if you cannot help financially, but you would still like to be part of it, please share the campaign!
Link to the campaign: …Continue
Sometimes a flight experiment gone awry exposes a set of behaviors that directly correlate to previous design choices. It's a moment of validation based on developing systems with the expectation that they will fail. The video below is an example of one of these moments.
During one my daily…Continue
Added by earthpatrol on September 30, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Easy Drone XL Pro is on KickStarter
Hi, just wanted to let you know that we are back on KickStarter to fund our newest and largest drone - the XL Pro! Please check out our campaign and pledge a dollar if you like what we are doing.
Also, we are counting on you to share and spread the word!
Yours truly, …
I'm sharing with you the results from an online survey we did here some weeks ago.
Please, let us know what you think…Continue
Left to right: Queen B Robotics’ Akshay Jain, Chris Blower and Sahil Juneja at their WeWork office in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Sarah Gerber
Just put together a quick video to show the effects of taper ratio and twist and how they interact. Turns out using rules of thumb in this area can be detrimental. I have used similar rules of thumb in the past, but thought it was high time to walk through some rigorous calculations to see what's best.
Hey DIY Drones community,
I just wanted to share this video with you. It's a teaser for the new upcoming original sci-fi series "Life After Gravity" which was shot entirely with 3DR's Solo and GoPro to showcase their filmmaking capabilities.
Life After Gravity will debut next week on our YouTube channel and the next 6 episodes will be…Continue
After months of testing by the beta-testing team, Copter-3.3 is ready for wider use. Similar to the Copter-3.2 release this is a "soft launch" meaning that for the next couple of weeks, we are asking users to load the new version using the Mission Planner's "Beta firmwares" link…Continue
This app contains over 46,000 airports around the world which can be displayed quickly and easily when flying RC models. When flying RC/UAV's commercially, these areas are considered "No Fly Zones" based on your geographic…Continue
Hello DIY Drones Community! I am Daniel Iglesias, 3DR's the new Communications Specialist down at the Tijuana plant (where a lot of the magic happens). I am thrilled to join this awesome team of brilliant minds that work together to bring you the finest products.
Here in Tijuana we assemble a lot of pieces used in our products like the Pixhawk, PMs, etc. as well as UAVs like the Iris and Areo. We also run tests like the Pixhawk jig test to ensure the top quality of…Continue
Added by Daniel Iglesias on September 28, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
With the use of very tiny piezoelectric actuators that draw very little current I believe it is now possible to create these very tiny flying…Continue
My name is Patrick Hanley and I am new to DIY drone. My background is in aerodynamics. I received my SM & Ph.D. degrees from MIT. I worked as a professor at U of Connecticut teaching…Continue