FLIR just added a new imager in the line up ten times less expensive than traditional thermal cameras.
Resolution is 80 × 60 active pixels so I guess its to low res for a pilot camera at night. At least prices are coming down
FLIR Lepton® is a revolutionary longwave infrared…Continue
I've read a lot about the NitroPlanes/ProJet MQ-9 Reaper, and mostly about how to outfit it with a camera. Before I received my plane from some ignoramus who packaged it like a 2-year-old might do, I thought that I could cram a GoPro camera into the "ball". And yes, a GoPro will fit inside the "ball"... but not the way one might like.
The 3D rendering above shows how badly the GoPro fits into the stock MQ-9 camera housing. The lens is far left and high...…Continue
This post observes the latest trend in the camera drone market. It also appears in sUAS News 'The Market'.
By Steve Maller for Drone Analyst
My brief but productive visit last month to the 2015 National Association of…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on April 21, 2015 at 10:36am — No Comments
Workswell company (also known as Drone thermal camera) together with its partner Vertical Images will be exhibiting at the "air show" in Germany - AERO Friedrichshafen 2015. Together, we will present a drone thermal imaging system, ie. both…Continue
This week we see the release of a new low-cost action cam. Some think it is the next progression of the trusty Mobius camera. I am in the process of performing a written account of the camera and it's features, abilities and performance; also showing how to update the app & firmware to allow…Continue
First of all thank you for your feedback, we are truly excited to get so many warm comments and smart suggestions from all of you.
For all of you who see this project for the first time, check out earlier post to get some info ( …Continue
Hey all, remember OpenMV Cam? It's the machine vision module that runs Python.
Well, we finally launched it on Kickstarter http://bit.ly/openmvcam. It does color tracking, object tracking, records movies and photos, too. All scriptable with Python. And…Continue
We are an Aussie based start up with a 20 year history in traditional aerial survey with both helicopter and fixed wing platforms. We are also a CASA licensed UAV operation with our own custom made…Continue
On INDIEGOGO is a brushless gimbal for a Gopro
which is controlled with a smartphone
Can also be montiet on a Multikopter !…Continue
Testing Flir Tau2 thermal camera with Y6 Multicopter (DJI WooKong-M). Below you can watch 4 flights.
Today I officially shifted gears, now one year later after proposing it to the rest of my business colleagues, on how I was focusing our pet brand Digi-DNA, created from the evolution and adaptation of technology specific for aerospace manufacturing locally here in Charleston, South…Continue
This is some footage shot with the second version of the thermal imaging camera which I tested earlier on (http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/testing-a-small-thermal-imaging-camera).
The second version of…Continue
I got my hands on a small thermal imaging camera for testing purposes.
I installed it on my hexacopter and took it out for a flight this evening.
resolution: 384 x 288
8 - 14 um spectral range
analog video out
I am looking forward to test the new model (second…Continue
It may not look like much, but she's got it where it count. After much flying , realize that the original frame which is EPS foam didn't stand up well to the abuse of hard landings and later scrapped. This time replace it with EPP foam to give it the added durability it needs,
AUW 250g still the same light weight bird
last tested 2 flights total 10mins flight on a 3s 500mah and thats with…Continue
Hello! Today I want to tell You about the company's product FPV3DCam (fpv3dcam.com), a little and beautiful, you can say first of its kind - 3D video camera for fpv.
And thus, meet - …
Recently I had an opportunity to get my hand on a FLIR Tau 2 640, a 9 Hz refresh rate version with optional 25 mm lens. This is a 10K USD gadget so I am extra careful to handle the test and recheck my gear several time before…Continue
The EigenCAM app is an imaging and analysis software specifically designed for multi-spectral imaging applications to extract as much information as possible from the images. Promising…Continue