3D model of the planned colonial town of Mawchu Llacta in highland Peru, reconstructed from 241 aerial photos.
Maybe all Indiana Jones needed was a good hat and a whip, but if he'd seen what…
Added by Chris Anderson on October 25, 2014 at 10:53pm — No Comments
OK...this image above is boring... If you don't feel to read now, just go further down and watch videos. I hope that will bring you back at my story here. Enjoy...
In the research world, the Friday experiment is what researchers often do at the end of a hard working week. Basically, they give a…Continue
A company founded by a married…
Added by Paul on October 25, 2014 at 3:58pm — No Comments
Flying Wing for Search and Rescue
I've been working on designing a flying wing UAV since 2 months now. Human search and rescue using an autonomous drone is the prime objective of this project.
One of the major aim of our project is to show how a visual human detection system that uses images from a normal camera can be implemented in software. The system would fit into the larger context of disaster…Continue
ConservationDrones.org has benefited tremendously from the generous support of many groups. We are launching a new initiative to pay this forward.
If you have 'preloved' drone equipment in working order that are just lying around gathering dust and rust, why not donate them to needy users, especially student groups, around the world who might be struggling to build their first drone for…Continue
This is some footage shot with the second version of the thermal imaging camera which I tested earlier on (http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/testing-a-small-thermal-imaging-camera).
The second version of…Continue
Not to long ago my father who is not what I would describe as technology savvy forwarded me a email that he had received from Clemson University we we both had attended…Continue
This article is part four in a series, describing some of the inner workings of an autopilot system - even though the description is specific for this particular system, a lot of principles are generic and can be used to describe a…Continue
Added by Jesper Andersen on October 24, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments
Cross-posted from the 3DR blog.
This past March, Mark Jacobsen (pictured above holding an Ed Ansley Peace Drone prototype), a PhD candidate in Political Science at…Continue
I was reading back through the posts on Hackaday.com today and discovered this article.
From the page:
The FTDI FT232 chip is found in thousands of electronic baubles, from Arduinos to test equipment, and more than a few bits of…Continue
On Oct 10th, Tecscorp™ and FIA Foundation announced that they have teamed up to offer the firsts two Online course on design, development and deploy of Drones, that students can earn exclusively through the Online Course delivery format and and completely in Spanish.
Dear Friend ,
after a lot of month to work and 1 year of experience on VR Gimbal firmware now we are at release 1.20 I'm very happy to present a new revision of product.
VR micro Gimbal 4.0
In the video you can see the early preview of new product . VR micro Gimbal 4 derived from Brain 5 platform , it's based on Nuttx 7 O.S. support SD card for real…Continue
CAM Costruzioni Aero Meccaniche, an Italian firm devoted to the development of innovative products for the next generation of RPAS is proud to introduce a professional radio control system for high end multirotors. CAM is a member of Zefiro Innovazione Srl, an industrial cluster based on Tassignano airport near the…Continue
More information here: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/consultations/2014-civil-drones_en.htm
Consultation period: 14/08/2014 – 24/10/2014 - END…Continue
Added by Rui Costa on October 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Who is the drone hobbyist today? Where on earth do they fly the most? Which devices are the most popular? At what price? What about "dronies"? How drones could make you save money, get a job or even save lives?
The answers are gathered in this brand new…
From IEEE Spectrum:
Until recently, a defining characteristic of robots has been their rigid mechanical nature. Most of them are made up of hard structural…
Transport Canada rolled this out yesterday.
Expects you to follow these basic Do’s and Don’ts or else there will be fines involved.
A drone for everyone? It's about time.
Anura Pocket Drone is currently on KickStarter.…