I know that antenna tracking is nothing new, but I had to share my excitement in getting mine built and working! My inner-nerd celebrated at the sound of the servo motors coming to life for the first time and I have been trying to perfect the pointing ever since.
My basic approach was to designate a position in the software…Continue
we have been testing our GSM drone connection module in the field and it performed really well. Here is a short video showing how you can upload a mission and send a drone out completely over cellular network. It's telemetry and path are then available in real-time at our free online platform…Continue
MAV Pilot v1.4 for iPhone has updated and published to the App Store. It supports connection to ArduPilot & ARDrone autopilots using WiFi (& LTE/3G connections) including 3DR Solo.
This release add Basic Tuning views, Message Log view & 3D Maps.…Continue
Please take a look at our newest Pixhawk based mapping setup with Easy Drone XL Pro and Sony QX1 and an additional FPV camera for live video feedback.
It takes advantage of a fairly large format imager on this cool Sony camera and gives you the ability to use high quality prime lenses. This rig will stay in the air for…Continue
just wanted to share this quick video demo we shot yesterday that shows how easy it is to use GlobalARC to stream live flight video to our online portal.
What is GlobalARC?
GlobalARC is a cloud based platform that…
Added by Ivan Stamatovski on June 21, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I've created a short video series on how I build an ArduPilot Rover in case anyone is keen to build their own. You know you want to - get Rovering!!!
APM Planner 2.0.20 has been released. The main areas for change have been.
- Graphing improvements by ArneW, Ustramooner, AndreK
(Too many great things to mention, like real-time x-axis, labelling, stability, speed of loading)
- Support for Pixracer FW…Continue
Thursday March 10th 2016, sad, stressful, and rainy day in New England. I ran the misfortune of having MassGov deny my appeal for my only speeding ticket, and my only infraction with the law to date. Meaning now I owe them some money,…
We are happy to announce Mavis - a new UAV photogrammetry and mapping software.
Mavis is specifically designed for agricultural, archeological and mining surveys.
Mavis covers the entire workflow from single UAV images to GIS ready maps. It comprises precise georeferencing,…Continue
[Edit 12/31/2015: Note for Pixhawk users that Canon cameras require a 5V pulse to trigger so a voltage step-up from Pixhawk's 3.3V output is required. See compatible cable and link to more instructions here.]
This tutorial will show you how to get your CHDK-enabled camera connected to your ArduPilot Mega (APM) without buying any extra hardware or decoding PWM outputs.…Continue
Following our previous iteration, and after receiving feedback from the community our team is glad to present "blanco" Debian Jessie image from Erle Robotics. This image valid for Erle-Brain 2 chances include:
As a new school year is approaching, we decided to encourage everyone to study more, and we are happy to introduce the educational discounts for all of you who take part in the studying process.
More than 20 universities all around the world use Navio and we are glad to see people working on their degrees using Navio.
Raspberry Pi is a great platform for learning and we believe that Navio makes it the best way to start discovering robotics and…
Added by Denis Nikolaev on August 7, 2015 at 8:58am — No Comments
Hi, Just a quick note to people wanting to run APM Planner 2.0 on the Raspberry Pi 2 and don't want to build it from the source code. Community member Carpy has created a build to download.
It will run on any ARMv7 debian based platform, i.e. Ubuntu or Jessie, it's experimental so please…Continue
The latest release of APM Planner 2.0.18 is out, which has a number of bug fixes and features added.
As someone who came from robotics to the RC side of drones I discovered that there were many things that I found not that well documented. The learning experience over the last 2/3 years taught myself and my team many things thereby a few weeks ago we decided to launch the …Continue
Post updated to include new videos.
The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF).
A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each…Continue
The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF). A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each of which…Continue
A new Beta Release of APM Planner 2.0 has been released. Notable fixes in the release are
- Google Maps API update.
- TCP/UDP displayed in Toolbar - Connections over TCP/UDP are now shown in the toolbar.
- UDP Client Connection - sends packets to a known host.
Last November we posted the details and results of the first year of our prototype tilt rotor project. A lot has happened since that post, so we thought we’d provide an…Continue