A comical view of the short history of the modern consumer drone.
by: James Hobson
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
The sea-going robots are made using digital manufacturing techniques
(Credit: Biomachines Lab)
From Giz Magazine
DAVID SZONDY FEBRUARY 2, 2016
From CNN Money
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
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
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
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. …
In this video you can see a full automatic mission with the "PX4 VTOL" firmware, installed on a single Pixhawk.
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
Smarter geofencing features are coming to drones like the 3D Robotics Solo and DJI Phantom series. In both cases, the GPS-driven safety features are driven by a company called AirMap.
PARKER GYOKERES KNOWS what he’s…
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This post also appears in sUAS News ‘The Market’
“It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” – attributed to Yogi Berra
I was recently asked in an interview to discuss four or five trends that I see as…Continue
Hi Dutchies on DIY drones!
We want to invite you to our new Drone Racing related community, we hope to help the sport grow by supporting it online and offline with events and races to come!
Hope to see you soon as a member on http://www.droneracers.nl
The ArduPilot development team is proud to announce the release of the 3.5.0 version of APM:Plane. There have only been a few small changes since the 3.5.0beta1 release 3 weeks ago.
The key changes since 3.5.0beta1 are:
With a range in excess of 100m and able to measure over water, the SF11/C is the most cost effective laser altimeter for drones on the market today. Compatibility with Pixhawk and derivative flight controllers and its multiple interfaces including serial, I2C, analog and USB make the SF11/C the easiest plug-and-play solution for altitude holding, terrain following and safe…Continue
We recently released this video on autonomous exploration and inspection. Have a look!
The robot employs its visual-inertial navigation system in order to localize itself in the environment and simultaneously map it and 3D reconstruct it. Based on the newly proposed "Receding Horizon Next-Best-View…Continue