Dear DIY Drones Community,
We`re very excited to announce the release of the new version of UgCS – 2.5.
Improvements in the GUI now make mission planning more intuitive than ever.
UgCS 2.4 makes drones smarter and more agile than before. The most important new features are that it allows import of custom terrain elevation models, 3D building models which make the drone more…Continue
Added by Kristaps Brass on June 29, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments
I noticed that nobody is exploring a nicer UI for the mission planner.
probably you have missed this one.…Continue
We would like to thank you all for being with us, using and commenting on our ground control software. Your feedback helped us greatly. During this year the number of our Beta testers and users of Open version rose from few to more than thousand. Most of them members of DIYDrones community.
During December we saw also first clients for our UgCS ONE commercial…Continue
Added by Janis Kuze on December 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
I am pleased to inform that UgCS 2.1 is out now. All versions including UgCS One are available.
There is of course UgCS Open which is free and will suit needs of most of hobby users who fly drones for fun.
With UgCS version 2.0 one has ability to search for locations via text search and…Continue
Hello, my name is Rakshak and I wanted to share my project, the RAVN, which enables your drone to be easy to program and build autonomous applications for.
The reason we're developing the RAVN is because I found programming drones to be a far…Continue
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!
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…Continue
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…Continue
We received huge interest in our work since last post about using DJI and Pix4D combination. (…Continue
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.…Continue
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: …Continue
Added by Jeffrey H. on June 19, 2014 at 9:22pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue