All Blog Posts Tagged 'Android' (28)

Andruav SDK


This is my fifth article about Andruav. The new thing about this topic is that it targets Developers more than users.

Andruav-SDK is a …


Added by MHefny on March 19, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

How to run a MAV-Link Heads Up Display on Android or Windows with HD video

This is a new Android App for running a Heads Up Display on a SmartPhone or table computer or Windows. It's available on the Google Play store at …


Added by Patrick Duffy on February 16, 2015 at 9:38am — 48 Comments

Announcing DronePro - a $5 Android Ground Controller app with GoPro and USB UVC video preview

I have just released the first version of DronePro for Android priced at $5 in the Play Store.

It is ground control software designed to allow gamepad control of 3DR Pixhawk based drones (tested with Iris / Iris+ and Y6B).

It has full control of GoPros when connected to the GoPro wifi - turning on; video recording etc.

It also supports…


Added by meavydev on February 4, 2015 at 8:35am — 21 Comments

Andruav - Multiple Drones Multiple GCS Interconnectivity

This is my fourth article about Andruav. In the past few articles I talked about:

1- What is Andruav then I focused on the telemetry features in Andruav.

2- Andruav as a…


Added by MHefny on January 18, 2015 at 2:33pm — 2 Comments


Have you ever think about controlling multiple drones, or enjoying a team flying with your friends, where you can both monitor your drones, even your friend who could not come to the field, even your friend in another country !!

If this is not enough…


Added by MHefny on November 30, 2014 at 6:05pm — 5 Comments

APM Telemetry using an Android Smartphone

A big enabler for UAVs going forward, especially with respect to commercialization, will be improving telemetry range. On that note, I've released my MAV Downlink Android application and associated tools today.

MAV Downlink opens up a new communication pathway for you to talk to your UAV while it…


Added by James Betker on August 4, 2014 at 6:30am — 76 Comments

DroidPlanner 2.3.3 - New version, new features


DroidPlanner 2.3.3 is out on Google Play Store. This release shouldn’t change much for the average user (just a couple of bug fixes), but it’s a huge improvement for developers.

The changes include (here is the full change log):…


Added by Arthur Benemann on May 19, 2014 at 10:30am — 37 Comments

Survey GCP (Ground Control Point) Android tool

On the first release of Droidplanner I introduced a tool to help with the placement of Ground Control Points (visual markers placed on the field for aerial photogrammetry purposes). But on …


Added by Arthur Benemann on March 26, 2014 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

One year of DroidPlanner

Today marks one year from the first public release of DroidPlanner (on March 20, 2013), so I thought would be nice to share some statistics.

The image above shows the number of active devices on which the application is currently installed.

And this is the distribution of installs by country:…


Added by Arthur Benemann on March 20, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

DroidPlanner 2 - Official Stable Release

It is our pleasure to announce the first public release of DroidPlanner 2.0 on the Google Play Store.  It represents a complete rethinking of the way…


Added by Arthur Benemann on March 17, 2014 at 12:14pm — 86 Comments

Autonomous Thermaling with an Android drone

Hi folks,

Time for an update on my Android-powered fixed-wing drone project, which I’ve just picked up again after 1.5 years of neglect.  After trying a few different…


Added by johnm545 on February 6, 2014 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge - Last Chance

Just a friendly reminder, now is the last chance to grab a Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge before the Kickstarter ends tonight at 10:30PM EST. We've already had an overwhelming response and reached our goal in less than 24 hours! After tonight, there will be a bit of delay before we…


Added by Jeff Taylor on December 27, 2013 at 5:59am — 2 Comments

AndroCopter - use your smartphone as an autopilot !

Hi all,

I would like to present my latest project, a scratch-built quadcopter with a special autopilot: an Android smartphone !

The phone is onboard (under the battery), and actually computes how to stabilize the drone. Of course, a phone cannot be connected directly to the ESCs, so an Arduino ADK bridges the two.

The idea came from the fact that smartphones now feature a lot of nice components useful for a drone. For example, the Nexus 4 used…


Added by Romain Baud on October 26, 2013 at 2:30am — 16 Comments

DroidPlanner is now installed on 4000 devices

As usual I'm doing another post, since DroidPlanner is now installed on 4000 devices!

 I share these post because I think you guys like it ( I check this data daily ), if someone doesn't like it then comment below.

Here is from where everyone is coming from (top 5):…


Added by Arthur Benemann on September 12, 2013 at 9:30pm — 14 Comments

RTK-Lib ported to Android

There has been some talk here before about the RTK-Lib project, which allows much greater GPS positional accuracy. Now someone has ported RTK-Lib the Android and it's in the Google PlayStore for free:…


Added by Simon Wood on August 8, 2013 at 6:30pm — 18 Comments

[Update] DroidPlanner v0.11.4

It has been a long time since the last version, but an update (0.11.4) is on Google Play. The wider period between releases is just because we …


Added by Arthur Benemann on August 3, 2013 at 6:30pm — 17 Comments

RK-1 | a wifi Arduino mobile robot for iOS & Android devices


RK-1 is a wifi enabled mobile robot that you control using your iOS or Android tablet or phone that makes your Arduino projects mobile.

I love…


Added by Evangelos Georgiou on June 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

DroidPlanner Follow Me with APM2.5 3DR Radio kit and Samsung Galaxy 7.7 Tab

A very Successful test of the DroidPlanner Android App, connected through a 3DR Radio Kit and the 3DR APM2.5

Before taking off, I ensured that there is a proper connection between the APM and the Tablet and that both devices's GPS is locked. Then I take the drone up and put it in Loiter mode.

Follow Mode must be activated in the Settings of the…


Added by weelian soh on June 12, 2013 at 9:50am — 19 Comments

Flying without a RC transmitter


Here is a video of Droidplanner + SmartAP flying a quad-copter without the use of a RC transmitter, video made by user  …


Added by Arthur Benemann on May 7, 2013 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

[Update] DroidPlanner v0.7.5

I added some neat features on DroidPlanner, so I'm posting an update. The new app (v0.7.5) is on Google Play.

The new version has the following updates ( v0.7.5 over v0.7.0):

  • Notifications…

Added by Arthur Benemann on April 22, 2013 at 4:56pm — 31 Comments

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