All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (368)

USG-301 - Full HD gimbal with 30x optical zoom

Hello everyone!

I have posted several times information about our 3-axis gyro-stabilized gimbals, but this time we decided to release a short video with close up review and actual footage from the gimbal itself. USG-301 is one of the most popular products from our line of gimbals. It features state of the art Full HD Sony…

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Added by Jacob Cereteli on August 9, 2017 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment


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THOR hybrid UAV hovers like a helicopter, flies like a plane

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into ...

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into alignment

Conventional multicopter drones are excellent at hovering and VTOL, but they can't cover long distances as efficiently as fixed-wing aircraft. A team of students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design is trying to get the best of both worlds with the Transformable HOvering…

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Added by Alexandre Mainardi (Nuvem UAV) on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry

We just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this…

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Added by Colin Snow on July 11, 2017 at 3:28pm — 1 Comment

DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

This Saturday at DronesLab we achieved an important milestone in the final steps towards the public release of the DeltaQuad: A 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload. This marks the achievement of the most important goal we have set when we started the development of this vehicle over a year…

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Added by sander on April 29, 2017 at 8:55pm — 21 Comments

UAV/UAS University Design Project

Hello fellow aviators,

I am part of an undergraduate team of Aerospace Engineers at Oklahoma State University. We have spent all semester doing research on and designing low RCS target drones to help train our Military. This weekend is our final capstone competition. A portion of the scoring metric is Facebook "likes" on our team's marketing…

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Added by Merl Prichard on April 28, 2017 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Robotized Radiation Mapping

Dear community members,

This is very preliminary work on aerial robotic radiation detection in real-time and in a GPS-denied manner. The robot localizes based on visual-inertial data and integrates a deferentially installed 2-radiation detectors solution to exploit their polarity characteristics. Most of the research is ahead but we…

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Added by Kostas Alexis on April 25, 2017 at 6:26pm — No Comments

The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look

As many of you know I’ve been researching and writing about agriculture drone solutions since early 2012. I recently came across this OpEd in PrecisionAg titled “Opinion:…

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Added by Colin Snow on March 31, 2017 at 3:35pm — 4 Comments

New UAV helidrone from Helipse the HE 220 E

• Weight: 6.8 kg

• Total take off weight: 23 kg

• Autonomy: more than 1 hour

• Payload 4 to 12 kg (depending flytime)…

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Added by HELIPSE on March 27, 2017 at 9:54am — 5 Comments

F5J based UAV platform

Just got an Optimus F5J glider and converting it to an FPV/UAV platform.

Done some 3D designs in hope of finishing it before Summer.

Optimus build progress

Added by Mark on March 6, 2017 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

UAV Challenge - Medical Express 2018

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Here we go again!

Same place, same time in 2018, and mostly the same rules!

The main differences to last years event are:

  • 3 separate prizes depending on level of achievement
    • $25,000 for completing the mission with the highest points 
    • $25,000 for using type 2 autonomy (now being redefined as "no controller/user interference, but with constant comms link to controller)
    •  $25,000 to avoid Dynamic No Fly Zones (details…
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Added by JB on March 5, 2017 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Cloud-based MAVLink GCS: Pilotanywhere

Dear DIY Drones Community, please take a look at Pilotanywhere, http://pilotanywhere.com/

We are the makers of this platform and would love to get some feedback from you! Technically, it's a cloud based GCS for vehicles communicating over MAVLink.…

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Added by Waldemar Rotfuss on January 27, 2017 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Multi-UAV flights for simultaneous meteorological measurements

At the end of 2015, our UAV research lab at the French Civil Aviation University took part to an atmospheric research project with Meteo-France (CNRS-GAME and ENM) teams at the Atmospheric Research Center of Lannemezan…

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Added by Gautier Hattenberger on January 19, 2017 at 3:30am — 9 Comments

Second generation of thermal imaging camera WIRIS

In the coming days it will be one year from the date the company Workswell launched a revolutionary thermal imaging camera for drones Workswell WIRIS. And today after one year.... we would like to introduce you a second generation of Workswell WIRIS with a lot of new…

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Added by Drone thermal camera on January 14, 2017 at 5:26am — 8 Comments

Easy Aerial thermal camera in action - most affordable heat sensor for drones

Hi guys,

check out our thermal camera on one of the custom endurance builds.

We were able to improve the video quality significantly and it looks very smooth with gimbal stabilization.

It it able to show warm bodies on the ground from few hundred feet up. 



We are selling this complete thermal kit…

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Added by Ivan Stamatovski on December 30, 2016 at 7:31pm — 5 Comments

Is Sky-Futures Expanse Drone Inspection Software Good for All?

Sky-Futures cloud-based drone inspection visualization and reporting software squarely targets the asset inspection sector, but will it be broadly adopted? 

THE FACTS:

No one questions whether the founders of…

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Added by Colin Snow on December 15, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments

Lightest, smallest, most affordable thermal camera for UAVs

Hi all, 

just wanted to show off our new thermal camera for UAVs. 

Lighter than a GoPro this dual thermal setup features Flir Lepton sensor and a reference RGB camera. It is the smallest and most affordable drone thermal camera made specifically for airborne use. Plug-and-play with any analog video…

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Added by Ivan Stamatovski on October 21, 2016 at 9:26am — 8 Comments

Succesfull Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) in Israel

Located at the Volcani Center campus in Bet-Dagan, near Tel-Aviv, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) six institutes are responsible for Plant Sciences, Animal Science, Plant Protection, Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural…

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Added by Alpha Unmanned Systems on October 11, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Industrial inspection with thermal imaging camera Workswell WIRIS

In the video, you can see some records for our industrial inspection that we made with Workswell WIRIS, thermal imaging system for drones.

1. Flat roof inspection (penetrating moisture)

Thermal camera can see thermal difference…

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Added by Drone thermal camera on October 9, 2016 at 1:25am — No Comments

Worlds Smallest Pixhawk Powered Quadplane: SUAVX Nano VTOL UAV

Yesterday Was the first successful transition flight of my Nano Quadplane.  After limited success a few years ago with two separate pixhawks on the VTOL Anaconda, I decided it wasn't feasible to use multiple…

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Added by Joseph Aletky on September 16, 2016 at 12:30pm — 13 Comments

100km+ in the X-UAV Mini Talon

PerthUAV, like our friends over at WestCoast UAV, have been steadily gearing up for the upcoming …

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Added by Nick Sargeant on September 12, 2016 at 5:00am — 6 Comments

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