All Blog Posts Tagged 'camera' (106)

Sony camera controlled with RC transmitter

for this demo I used 3.3v as power source for the receiver but in real life it will probably be a 5v power source so you'll need to figure a way how to do it (resistors, level…

Added by elad orbach on November 2, 2014 at 9:00am — 20 Comments

Testing a small thermal imaging camera (Version 2) for UAVs

This is some footage shot with the second version of the thermal imaging camera which I tested earlier on (

The second version of…


Added by Felix Meissner on October 24, 2014 at 3:20pm — 16 Comments

Testing a small thermal imaging camera

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.

Ttechnical data:

resolution: 384 x 288

50 Hz

8 - 14 um spectral range

analog video out

uncooled sensor

I am looking forward to test the new model (second…


Added by Felix Meissner on September 25, 2014 at 11:30am — 32 Comments

PX34-A refit (update)

It may not look like muchbut she's got it where it countAfter 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…


Added by CliffN on September 7, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

3D Robotics
Humanitarian UAV Network Invites Contributions to UAV Evaluation

Patrick Meier and the worldwide Humanitarian UAV Network, “UAViators,” have undertaken a fairly comprehensive review of UAVs for humanitarian use.…


Added by Roger Sollenberger on July 31, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

3D FPV camera The BlackBird

Hello! Today I want to tell You about the company's product FPV3DCam (, a little and beautiful, you can say first of its kind - 3D video camera for fpv. 

And thus, meet - …


Added by Egor_FPV3DCam on July 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — 54 Comments

Primary test with FLIR Tau2 640

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…


Added by keeyen pang on May 26, 2014 at 4:00am — 4 Comments


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…


Added by Nuno on March 28, 2014 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

imagine this under your drone.

This is what i am wishing for this year

Capturing all of life. 360Fly. from 360Fly on Vimeo.

The unique lens design captures 360° horizontal x 240° vertical making it the widest viewing camera in the world.

The small form factor and…


Added by Christian Behrens-Thomsen on February 28, 2014 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

Octocopter Scratch Build

Hello Diy-droners,

I just wanted to share my latest completed project and some of my experiences. As you can see in the photo it…


Added by luke cooke on February 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Force Servo camera stabilization

Aleksey Zaytsevsky is at it again, another breakthrough in the field of camera stabilization technologies.



Added by Thomas J Coyle III on October 29, 2013 at 6:17am — 7 Comments

3D Robotics
Creating automatic mission plans for aerial surveying

Both Mission Planner and DroidPlanner have recently added features for simplifying aerial survey. These tools help take the guesswork out of mission planning with cameras onboard, taking pictures to be stitched into a mosaic.…


Added by Brandon Basso on October 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — 33 Comments

Super simple script for remote camera triggering

(Re-post from:

I know there are already lots written about remote triggering of cameras, including one on 3DR's webpage. I just want to share…


Added by lianpinkoh on September 2, 2013 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

FPV camera test : Mobius, #808 V2 FPV, Gopro Hero 2


I'm part of a (french) website on heli's, drones and so on. Just want to be clear with that. And we release a review between Modius, #808 FPV and GoPro 2. …


Added by laurent khong on July 31, 2013 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Ghetto fpv Quadcopter

  1. Ok, so in my last post, I wrote about making a video recording quadcopter using an 808 #16 keychain camera and a cheap toy quadcopter, the …

Added by benbojangles on July 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — 23 Comments

10 x zoom video camera for UAV/UAS

More information: 10 x zoom video camera for UAV/UAS.


10 X Zoom Video Camera Main Features:

  • Light and small 10x optical zoom camera
  • Remote controlled zoom…

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on July 23, 2013 at 11:00am — 12 Comments


After a year of having purchased the camera FH 10 with 10x zoom, the first experiences were poor due to the lack of a system of stabilization.

then decided dusting the camera again and stabilize with AMP 2.5. using the PAN and TIL my RVJET, to install it sideways. in my skywalker 1900. the camera has stabilization in the ROLL axis,…


Added by jim C. on July 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — 12 Comments

serveball, trowable camera

Looks like a very interesting technology to use on a uav.

We've invented the world's first intelligent throwable camera, a ball capable of stabilized, full spherical 360° photography and video capture. Today, as this fledgling space begins to take flight, we're engineering state-of-the-art…


Added by Steven on July 10, 2013 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

Cameraman caught flying drone around Mandela hospital

 A dozen police officers apprehended a man who flew a radio-controlled mini helicopter over the Pretoria hospital, where former president Nelson Mandela was being treated on Friday.

The multi-copter had a rotating camera and was in the sky for a few minutes. A multi-copter looks like a spider.…


Added by Justin M on June 28, 2013 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

3 channel FPV video switcher for only 5 bucks

Fresh from Hobbyking is this video switch which allows you to switch a maximum of 3 camera's on your aircraft (or boat, car for that matter) by the flick of a switch. This switch features one receiver input, 3 camera inputs and one video output

With dimensions of only 30x18x6mm and just 4 grams this is a small and light device.…


Added by CrashingDutchman on June 5, 2013 at 11:30pm — 17 Comments

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