All Blog Posts Tagged 'mission' (12)

UgCS operates two DJI Phantom2 simultaneously

Hi,

Here we filmed some of our test flights staring two DJI Phantom2s. It is bit lengthy but includes both mission setup and full run of it.

Let us know if you have ideas we could test out with our software and fleet of drones!

Enjoy!

UgCS Team

Added by Janis Kuze on September 23, 2014 at 6:57am — 5 Comments

When Lockheed Meets GoPro: Ohio UAS Conference Wrap Up

Over the course of three days in August, I along with more than 670 participants at the Ohio UAS Conference 2014 in Dayton, OH, witnessed a large number of government and aerospace company attendees interested in taking drones into…

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Added by Colin Snow on September 4, 2014 at 10:08pm — 6 Comments

UgCS 2.0 Teaser video

Hello the DIYDrones community!

Thank you very much for your interest in our software. Since last news about support of DJI Phantom 2 our ranks of Beta testers have exploded!

Here we would like to present to you teaser of upcoming version of UgCS 2.0.

To those who have stumbled upon us for the first time we support not just DJI, but…

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Added by Janis Kuze on September 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

UgCS now supports DJI!

Hi,

We received huge interest in our work since last post about using DJI and Pix4D combination. (…

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Added by Janis Kuze on August 18, 2014 at 6:14am — 2 Comments


100KM
The Techstation

Hey everyone,

 I have to admit, I am a little fed up with the "ground stations" available on the market today. First off, good luck seeing most laptops or tablets at all outdoors. Second, good luck modifying or repairing your laptop / tablet. It can be done but its usually a major pain with a good chance of breaking something.…

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Added by wayne garris on July 30, 2014 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

How to do big group "dronies"

Recently, I took a picture of my entire senior class at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton Texas. I'd like to share the results with the rest of you all. 

I made a how-to on Instructables.com on how I planned the whole thing and also, all the other pictures and video. 

Here'st the link to the instructables: …

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Added by Jeffrey H. on June 19, 2014 at 9:22pm — No 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.…

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

ArduCopter - SteadiDrone - Loiter Performance and DroidPlanner Flights

SteadiDrone QU4D - Full flight with different modes and features + DroidPlanner! from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.

Hey again guys, just a quick post here of some recent videos we've posted, firstly let me once again thank all the developers who make this code as…

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Added by Duran - SteadiDrone on April 26, 2013 at 5:46am — 7 Comments

Configure LEDs and beeper in Mission Planner

Hello community!

The beauty of open source is that if you don't like something, you can change it. So here I am showing you my last changes to both: Mission Planner and ArduCopter (in the future it could be moved to library to be used by all Ardu* projects).

Before I start I would like to…

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Added by Marooned on November 29, 2012 at 8:49am — 28 Comments

[Idea] PiStation : A RaspberryPi based GCS

Hi Guys,

I had been planning on designing an Arduino Mega based GCS for my new UAV running on an APM 1 donated by Martin (from BuildYourOwnDrone). A while back, I had discovered the ARM-based RaspberryPi and for $25, I had something more powerful and capable than a Mega, not to mention its other functionalites. I began to think of designing a…

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Added by Kabir on August 6, 2012 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

UPDATE: Aeromapper UAV aiframe RTF now available! Full autopilot option (with APM 2,0) coming soon...

Hi all,

 

We have been selling our AeroMapper UAV as a kit so far, and we are glad to announce our new Ready To Fly version is available now.  Basically this is our second option which includes installed servos, motor and ESC, batteries, RC transmitter, and even battery charger.

We have our first batch…

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Added by Mauricio on May 30, 2012 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Use This non-line-of-sight Product Outside of USA Homeland Security Zone

Current UAV Search and Rescue Camera Drone technology is limited because of the maximum range, or distance the UAV drone can travel on one fueling.



Please note that Germany now has a 42-kW [ 56 horsepower ] piloted self-launching airplane/glider combo. It's fueled with underwing pods of Refrigerated Liquid Hydrogen and uses a PEM fuel cell. View it here:

www.lange-aviation.com

At about 100 mph airspeed, it's capable of over 24 hours of uninterrupted flight time before… Continue

Added by Gary Thomas on March 19, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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