By Evan Ackerman
As amazing as flying robots are, there's a limited amount of useful stuff that they can do today. Oh, they're great for surveillance and inspection, there's potential to use them to deliver stuff, and in some…Continue
For all of you interested, who live in or around Mexico City. The Research and Advanced Studies Center (CINVESTAV in spanish) of the National Polytechnic Institute just announced this.
Program in Spanish Only (sorry!)
Mexico's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Symposium …
This UAV apparently got away from its operators and wound up in the trash being collected at a local park in Malibu, California. Can any of the members on DIY Drones identify this UAV and who it belongs to? Full story here: …Continue
HAWKEYE have released their latest UAV designed for the agriculture market post successful trials in New Zealand. The RQ-84Z series UAV is a laminar flow UAV designed for photogrammetry payloads and now carries TWO Sony Nex-5 series cameras with specialist lenses…Continue
Governmental use of unmanned surveillance drones has inspired a lot of concern about privacy, but Bogota City Mayor Gustavo Petro thinks the battle's already over. In a TV interview days ago, Petro said essentially that drones…Continue
Unmanned Engineeria is the only Research – Development – Training Hub in ASIA which offers full…Continue
This is my first real UAV. I have taken off the ramp shuttle and am re-working my landing gear to be much lighter but still ramp launched. I have been inspired by the amazing projects on this site for a long time and finally made the leap into the world of FPV flight. Once I test this…Continue
August 13, 2013
Florida Keys authorities are turning to unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with infrared cameras in their ongoing battle to control…Continue
Currently there are many, diverse viewpoints and views about the evolving, civilian unmanned vehicle systems (UVS) industry. You may be interested in the overview we developed in THIS…Continue
Materials: Carbon fiber tube + Glass fiber
Size: <> 600mm diameter.
Net Weight: <> 400g
Flying Weight: <> 1000g
Description: Small, lightweight but really sturdy Quadcopter…
I just launched a new website at www.dronehire.org, to help connect commercial drone operators with clients.
The site is very much a work in progress, so I would really appreciate any suggestions on how it…Continue
Northrop Grumman Corporation is sponsoring a team of high school students from Dickson College who are competing in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge 2013, aimed at promoting UAVs and demonstrating their vehicles in civilian applications.
As part of the UAV Challenge…Continue
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Recently Lianpin Koh suggest to me to try out the Microsoft ICE. It is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. The best part : It's a freeware.
Being just completed to map 20000 Ha of oil palm land for a local plantation, I…Continue
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Added by John Githens on July 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
So it`s been just a bit more than a year and a half since we first offered the Aeromaper UAV platform and we have seen the Aeromapper evolve significantly.
Since we introduced the Aeromapper Option E it has been a great success because it is a complete package with excellent features on it,…Continue
So I have been obsessed with robotics for quite some time and up until this year it was all based on walking - Humaniod, quad & hex walker robots. I have put together kits, pulled together parts from Lynxmotion - I have stuff all over, I am constantly tearing apart updating as new controller boards, sensors and the like come out. I…Continue
Have you been frustrated while searching the DIY Drones blog posts? You may be interested in THIS page that we made after reviewing all 250 blog posts of January 2013.…Continue
Low cost UAV has been advance in leap and bounce in recent year. Today general public can spend a few thousand dollar and a set of fully automatic UAV can be purchase and start taking aerial image and video. At least most of those who selling it hope you"ll to believe this is how…Continue