On 20 April 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Stony Brook University will host a one day meeting in Washington DC tentatively titled “Cross-learning to Accelerate the Humanitarian Use of Drones”. In advance of that invitation-only conference, the organizers are surveying experts and thought leaders in the fields of aviation, aviation law and regulation, public policy, international development, supply chain logistics,…Continue
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DJI Proposes Electronic Identification…Continue
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The main objective behind the in-depth study is to analyze the drone payload market concept as well as to define, describe and forecast the market on the basis…Continue
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The rotor diameter is 93 cm (36.6 in) and will operate at 1,410 rpm generating 2,000 g's of acceleration at the rotor tip, and developing 1,600 Lbs of tension in the flexelem rod due to centrifugal force. The blade…Continue
Ardupilot developer and Mission Planner author Michael Oborne gave a talk at the Ardupilot 2017 Unconference about little known features of Mission Planner. A video of the talk is available, with…Continue
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We just released a new research report (free) titled “Five Valuable Business Lessons Learned About Drones in…Continue
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Thought it about time I posted something about my new project, which is all about getting way too many sensors airborne on something interesting. I've flown fixed wing models before (many years ago), multirotors look like more fun.
So far I have a PixFalcon, a Pi2 and…Continue
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To anyone considering a purchase from nemorc.com or dronada.com i would like to warn you of the following.
The store is owned by Phillippe Cosyn from Moldova, someone who is known to scam and has previously done so under the name RCMOLD-STORE.COM. (https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1680460-RCMOLD-store)
He now operates under nemorc.com.
After transferring funds to him he…
The BeagleBone Blue is an open…Continue
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This is the second instalment in a series in which we test the precision of different drones and autopilots by flying them on a standard photogrammetry mission created in UgCS.
Last week we published a test of DJI Phantom 4 where we tested the precision of this drone on our photogrammetry route. In…
This is my second post in the series called "FlightZoomer 3 Innovation Previews". The first was this one: Maximized terrain awareness for drone pilots
The innovation highlight presented in the video…Continue
The Ardupilot Development Team held an "un-conference" (aimed at developers) in Canberra, Australia last month. The conference included several talks, along with flying in the field.
Ardupilot developers present included well-known Plane, Copter and Rover leads Andrew Tridgell, Randy…Continue
Battery quality is extremely…Continue
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I love the OpenMV board, a $65 open source computer vision module that combines a camera and powerful M7 processor with a nice built-in Micropython interpreter and OpenCV-like computer vision library. It's also got a fantastic IDE that makes using…Continue
This year we will be at XPONENTIAL 2017 (May 8-11, Dallas). We have a small booth for startups. We are very excited because it is the first fair we attend in the United States.…
Cool Atomo prototyping kits from HK.
"There are a number modules, including I/O boards, network expansion boards and even power supplies for bigger projects. For example, the project below has four I/O adapters and a power supply all connected to a Raspberry Pi. This means you can do some really interesting things with robotics and even…Continue