Greetings all. About a year ago, we introduced you to the Lynx. http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/introducing-the-lynx. Lynx was our first system developed as an affordable, fixed-wing UAV for mapping. The Lynx design was…Continue
You're all having a lovely time with your little copters and planes. Over on Rover - were going full size!!!! Check out this tractor performing FollowMe!
Hello Diy Drones Universe,
Here at CAD Drones LLC we are currently looking for 20 Beta Testers of the Drone Parachute System we are now currently selling. To get this affordable product to the Drone Industry we have to have video from people sharing their success with our product! Currently…Continue
Sorry to see this notice from AirDroids, who had launched the PocketCopter on Kickstarter, but glad to see their list of "lessons learned". Manufacturing is really, really hard, and they were not the first or last Kickstarter project to get in over…Continue
Here is my pixhawk run Cularis Motor Glider with a very custom Taranis Setup.
Complex Taranis configuration can be time consuming, so I'm sharing my config so that others can re-use it.
Mine allows you to setup your flaps asymmetrically where they go down more than up, or only down. You decide how you want…
Added by Marc MERLIN on May 21, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments
After spending quite a while building a pixhawk based Multiplex Cularis with FPV, and lots of foam cutting to fit everything (including 3 cameras), here is the result:
Fitting all the APM and FPV gear in there is kind of tight, but it's…Continue
Added by Marc MERLIN on May 21, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
2D LIDAR (Laser Range Finder) prototype working, measuring distance upto 50 meters with angle 0 to 359 degrees. Can be used in CAR to avoid rear and front ended bump, can be interface with UAV or Robot. It's done uisng UNO. Its not done yet.…Continue
Note: The image formatting is a little difficult and the number of images per post appears to be limited on DIYdrones, so I mirrored this whole post to my website where it looks a little nicer and the rest…Continue
Our Drone Parachute Products:
The Parachutes and Packs are made out of a durable fabric that allows you to mount a recovery parachute on your Quadcopter, Fixed Wing Plane, Model Aircraft, and even R/C Boats! They come in…Continue
APM:Plane 3.3.0 released
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 3.3.0 of APM:Plane. This is a major release with a lot of changes. Please read the release notes carefully!
Source: Tested.com - http://www.tested.com/tech/528736-steamvrs-lighthouse-virtual-reality-and-beyond/
Norm from Tested.com interviews Alan Yates from Valve about the tracking technology behind the new SteamVR head-mounted…Continue
How they are doing it down under - NZ has some of the most "sensible" rules for UAV's and are putting them to good use.
With a review of the Line of Sight rules underway there is hope those will be relaxed.
Check out the full article here:…Continue
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 67,000!!!!
There were approximately 1.5 million page views in the last month! (we now get around 50,000 page views a day on average). It…Continue
Added by Thomas J Coyle III on May 19, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
B-Unstoppable is the first in the World hybrid Tank-Quadcopter, with patented solution. Due to the caterpillar tracks B-Unstoppable achieves outstanding performance in driving across difficult terrain.
It can turn on the spot, which is extremely useful in limited space, which provides 360 view for on-board camera. When obstacles become too big, it can simply take-off and fly over them. The model…Continue
Source: Screen Grab from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR3q4hlmoEoContinue
The good folks at EPFL have a folding drone that unfurls in a fraction of a second. Check out the story along with a video.
Engineering teams around the world are putting significant time, effort and research dollars into the…Continue
As introduced previously, we've been working over the last months with Canonical to push an app store based on Snappy Ubuntu Core, the new distribution from Ubuntu that includes a marketplace where people is encouraged to put their algorithms and behaviors (even for sale).…Continue
Added by Víctor Mayoral on May 18, 2015 at 10:36am — No Comments