All Blog Posts (12,074)

Efficient Powerpath Balancing for Fuel Cell Battery Hybrid Powertrains

For those following my work, thank you and sorry for the long wait for an update!  I am currently writing up my doctorate so as you can imagine I have been a social hermit recently!



Nevertheless, I have now had a journal paper published which…

Continue

Added by Simon Howroyd on February 8, 2016 at 6:13am — 7 Comments


3D Robotics
Latest Dronecode stats. This thing is getting big!

And membership is up to 50 companies now.  Just a year and a half…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on February 7, 2016 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Using Aerial Robotics and Virtual Reality to Inspect Earthquake Damage in Taiwan

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan shortly before 4 in the morning on Saturday, February 6th. Later in the day, aerial robots were used to capture areal images of the disaster damage, like the one below.…

Continue

Added by Patrick Meier on February 7, 2016 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Drotek releases first L1 RTK GNSS compatible with PixHawk (ArduPilot/PX4)

Dear Community,

Drotek, French tech start-up is proud to release its L1 RTK GNSS ! RTK technology allows to enhance GNSS positioning and to go down to centimeter level precision.

We have seen a lot of RTK boards coming up. However we have witnessed…

Continue

Added by DROTEK on February 6, 2016 at 1:40am — 76 Comments

The most powerful RC + Telemetry system on the market "Ultimate LRS 2000mW, 433MHz"

I have a great news for the RC community that you can DIY the most powerful RC + Telemetry system on the market "ULRS 2000mW" using OrangeRX 433MHz 1W module and my 2W power mode. You need to have a magnifying lens and a small tip knife to do this mod. My greatest gratitude to FlipFlap…

Continue

Added by Rana on February 5, 2016 at 8:00pm — 20 Comments

World's first hydrogen pellet drone flight

A demanding project for the platform in delivering maximum efficiency, and after some lamination schedule and power setup optimizations the Raptor E1 by RaptorUAS delivered the first ever hydrogen pellet powered drone flight.…

Continue

Added by Duffy on February 5, 2016 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Drone's related UI benchmark study

We'd like to share with you a study around the current state of UI related to drone flights to find positive aspects and improvements areas on them.

14 tools were analysed through video…

Continue

Added by Beatriz Palmeiro on February 5, 2016 at 9:30am — 12 Comments


Distributor
The History of the Modern Consumer Drone

A comical view of the short history of the modern consumer drone.

Added by AKRCGUY on February 4, 2016 at 5:35pm — 15 Comments


Admin
Drone Racing Might Just Be The Next Big Thing

From Hackaday

by: 

Arguably, drones are one of the next big things that will revolutionize many industries. We’ve already seen them portrayed in many movies and TV shows in not-so-distant futures, and what with Amazon planning drone deliveries, we can’t imagine it’ll be long before they are a common…

Continue

Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 4, 2016 at 11:47am — 8 Comments


Admin
Swarming robot boats demonstrate self-learning

The sea-going robots are made using digital manufacturing techniques

The sea-going robots are made using digital manufacturing techniques

(Credit: Biomachines Lab)

From Giz Magazine

   FEBRUARY 2, 2016

Robots…

Continue

Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 4, 2016 at 11:30am — 12 Comments


Admin
GoPro is in a massive tailspin

From CNN Money

  …

Continue

Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 4, 2016 at 8:16am — 27 Comments

Recharge your drone at my place

Does anybody want to move in next door? We could send drones to each other ad infinitum. :) I cannot confirm if this installation increases/decreases the value of your home. 

This test represents an interesting combination of products and technology from 3DR,…

Continue

Added by Thomas Stone on February 4, 2016 at 8:02am — 9 Comments


Admin
DIY Drones at 75,000 members!

It's customary and traditional that we celebrate the addition of every 1,000 new members here and share the traffic stats. This time it's a big 75,000!!!!

There were approximately 1.4 million page views in the last month! (we now get around 45,000 page views a day on average). It took us just 30…

Continue

Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 3, 2016 at 1:54pm — 35 Comments


Developer
Autopilot needs survey

We have put together a survey to capture information about what professional users are looking for in an autopilot.
Please fill out this survey for all of the vehicle types you would like to fit an autopilot into.…
Continue

Added by Craig Elder on February 2, 2016 at 12:33pm — 31 Comments

Really, really stupid idea of the month, maybe the whole year!- - Drone attack Eagles!

I just saw this on our local news and was surprised nobody else had posted it here yet.

Easily the truly stupidest idea I have ever seen - Dutch Police train Eagle to take down drone.

Better than the UnAmerican Eagle in the Our Man Flint Movies (that dates me a bit I'm…

Continue

Added by Gary McCray on February 1, 2016 at 6:56pm — 36 Comments

Drone Schools in China

Drone schools are spreading in China. The pilot licenses will open doors to piloting jobs. More than 10,000 new pilots are needed this year across all industries in China: agriculture, logistics, film production, law enforcement, police. …

Continue

Added by Katrina Rosen on February 1, 2016 at 11:50am — 3 Comments

PX4 VTOL Update

PX4 has been supporting tailsitters [video], tilt rotors [video] and…

Continue

Added by PX4 on February 1, 2016 at 10:30am — 11 Comments


Developer
"PX4 VTOL" - Full automatic mission with multiple transitions



In this video you can see a full automatic mission with the "PX4 VTOL" firmware, installed on a single Pixhawk.

The current…

Continue

Added by Marco Robustini on February 1, 2016 at 5:30am — 23 Comments


3D Robotics
Text message telemetry with Dronekit

Add a RaspberryPi and a pair of $100 3G modems to Pixhawk and you can have telemetry via text message as far as the cell networks go!  The code, based on Dronekit, is …

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on January 31, 2016 at 7:47pm — 15 Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

© 2016   Created by Chris Anderson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service