As a by-product of a research I’m working on right now, I’m showing this videos of me controlling a multirotor from a computer. Its done in different multirotor platforms, two flight controllers, Pixhawk and MultiWii.
So, the basic idea is to send data to the companion computer and then the companion computer will use it to several purposes.…Continue
We would like to share with you our company "droning" (www.droning.es) devoted to create and operate professional UAVs.
Our team has been around diydrones for some years now and we all share our passion…Continue
It's an PRO-X1 Customized!
PRO-X1 is an OpenhHardware drone designed, developed and manufactured by Drone.bo.
This one has a Multiwii mod. performed software to this…Continue
Added by hiroshi takey on August 23, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments
Almost a year ago we had the chance to present one of the most magical uses of drones at SEAC 2014 Materiality of the sky. Combining Photogrammetry from small UAS, Surveying, Sky-Celestial body Simulators and Archaeoastronomy we managed to calculate the exact age and day that an ancient temple was…Continue
Added by James on August 23, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
Antenna: Harxon HX-CSX601A
Receiver: SkyTraq GPS/BD RTK receiver
Max Speed: 81.2Km/hr
Blue point: single solution
Yellow point: float solution
Green point: fixed solution
RTK is well known for land survey and automated precision farming applications,…Continue
The rapid rise of amateur-piloted drones has created somewhat of a regulatory nightmare. Countless reports of pilots spotting drones…
Added by Chris Anderson on August 22, 2015 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Added by Roberto Navoni on August 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
These are my lasts experiments in body interaction with drones.
The quadcopter flies without battery, connected directly to a power supply.
All strings that hold the drone pass by its center of gravity for keep it balanced.
The drone is a multiwii-based flone controlled by gyro/accel of the smartphone with the…Continue
The Orange County Register has just published a slide show of 50 aerial shots taken over Orange County, California from an unspecified quadcopter. While they are beautiful and very nicely done, quite a few are counter to FAA guidelines. Some are just downright boneheaded (Flying over freeways? Really??).
There are a number of…Continue
I'm investigating the UI of many GCS to propose some improvements and I'd like to here the opinion from people who really use this kind of interface. I've started a discussion about that and now I'd like to gather more details.
So, if you can help me,…Continue
By Stephen Mann
What an outrageous proposal. How dare you propose drone hobbyists be licensed before they start flying?
This is the only way to save the hobby of personal drone flight. It’s the only way to protect the hobby from overreaching, confusing, conflicting…Continue
I just wanted to share with you all the news that our video stabilization software is now live and ready for download!
We set out a few years ago to transform the very time-consuming and difficult stabilization technique that I was developing into an automated piece of software. To say it's been a lot of work would be a huge understatement. But…
We’re happy to announce the release of the latest and greatest update of the Solo app, for both iOS and Android—release 1.1.0. While this update isn’t necessary for Solo to work, it is necessary for the Solo Gimbal to work. And don’t forget: In order to unlock full access to your GoPro through the…Continue
The C-Enduro is powered by solar panels, a wind turbine and a diesel engine (Credit: ASV)
By Ben Coxworth - August 20, 2015
Have you ever wondered why the Celtic Sea,…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 70,000!!!!
There were approximately 1.4 million page views in the last month! (we now get around 47,000 page views a day on average). It took us just 31 days…Continue
Thanks very much to this site and to 3DR for all of your technical know-how and insights over the years. From Archeology.org
Drones Help Find Medieval Irish SitesST. LOUIS, MISSOURI—Thomas Finan, an archaeologist and history professor at Saint Louis University, has conducted…
Added by Thomas Finan on August 19, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Hi Everyone -- here's a big (and good!) status update on the Solo gimbal.
The gimbal production pilot is finished and mass production has begun! This means units will be leaving the factory this week. A software update will be timed to go out soon with a variety of updates, and more software updates will follow quickly on the heels…Continue
Photo Credit to Darren French - TBS Discovery shot taken at 25m high at 80km/h.
I wrote an OpEd piece today for my website Drone-Pilot-Zone.com titled Is Your Neighborhood Drone-Pilot a Spy?
Please come visit and have a read of the entire article. Here is a short…Continue
Added by Mitchell Valentine on August 18, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Snake River Shooting Products, an ammunition and firearms products distributor, is now taking aim at drones, literally. Their new Drone Munition is being sold with the fear-mongering tagline, "prepare for the drone apocalype!…