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
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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
The new design of the Mugin UAV 3M is out.
It's a huge UAV platform with 300 mm wingspan. The platform caters to larger UAS projects such as universities or commercial projects. It's really not a beginner platform.
The platform is available here:…Continue
Abstract: This project was executed by SBL for a mining company having operations in Africa. The study area covered approximately 32 sq.km of land falling in the south western part of Congo.This project was awarded to SBL based on the excellent quality and timeliness shown during an earlier project for Landuse and Landcover mapping. The client requirement was for the creation of hight accuracy DTM edited…Continue
We had already posted about our project for high-precision surveying thank photogrammetry techniques for ortho rectified and…Continue
Through the eyes of a CCTV security system-
By Evan Ackerman
Conventional quadrotors are what’s called underactuated robots, which means that they can move in more ways than they have independent control over. For example, they can happily yaw around to any angle you want while otherwise stationary, but if you ask them to pitch or roll, they can’t do it without also changing their position: if you…Continue
I finally got around to the X-8 maiden flight. Nice day, gentle breeze, batteries charged and ready to go. Things went as well as they could for a first flight. The plan was to take off in manual, trim things out, then try stabilize and maybe even RTL. Unfortunately when I switched to Stabilize the plane leveled then seemed unresponsive to my control…Continue
By Heather Hetterick & Matt Reese
Just a few years ago, it would seem more like something out of a bad sci-fi film. But today, the possibility of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) floating over a farm taking pictures or video is a reality.
The unnerving whirring sound and…Continue