All Blog Posts Tagged 'mission' (29)

UgCS 2.8 Is Now Live!

We're very excited to announce the release of UgCS 2.8.



Visually the first thing you will notice is that the new version features an improved user interface – you are now able to change the visual theme yourself. By default it now comes with a new…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on February 9, 2016 at 6:11am — 4 Comments

UgCS as a viable alternative to DJI Ground Station

Worried about losing possibility of flight planning for DJI on PC? At the beginning of this year DJI will discontinue their PC mission planning software Ground Station due to Google discontinuing their Google Earth API. Along with that, there has been a recall of DJI 900 MHz radio links.

 

UgCS…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 28, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Preparing Auto Missions Using Python

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A sample mission created using python

Too long, didn't read: For complex autonomous flights, create missions using python instead of…

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Added by unnamed idea on January 28, 2016 at 2:39am — 14 Comments

Providing ATC visibility of a DJI A2 drone using a BeagleBone and Sagetech XPS-TR transponder



The UgCS team has accomplished what we believe is a first – integrating a Mode S/ADS-B out transponder with a small drone, enabling radar visibility throughout the drone’s flight.  A BeagleBone Black computer with CAN bus shield was used to integrate a Sagetech XPS-TR, the world’s smallest transponder, with the…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 18, 2016 at 6:22am — 10 Comments

Click & Go Mode in UgCS

One of the recently implemented features of UgCS is the Click and Go mode. This makes flying drones with waypoints more intuitive and easier than ever. All you need to do is click on the map, place a point and the drone will automatically fly to it without the need to calculate and upload the…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 6, 2016 at 3:40pm — 5 Comments

UgCS 2.7 has just been released

We are glad to announce the release of UgCS 2.7. This version features many improvements and changes over the previous version. 

Mapping with UgCS is now easier than ever, the Area scan now a flag called “additional waypoints” which helps to reduce the number of generated waypoints.…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on December 9, 2015 at 5:58am — 11 Comments

The Architecture of UgCS

UgCS As a Platform

Right from the beginning UgCS was designed not only as an out of the box ground station software for end users, but also as a platform for custom and integration projects.

By now a number of  different custom projects have been…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on December 7, 2015 at 7:11am — 3 Comments

DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 are now supported in UgCS!

We are glad to announce that DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 are now supported in UgCS desktop mission planning software. This works through our Android app UgCS for DJI available now on Google Play. The app connects to DJI Phantom 3 or Inspire 1 remote the same way DJI native app does. What is…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on November 28, 2015 at 1:24am — 8 Comments

UgCS 2.6 release and desktop mission planning for DJI





We are proud to announce the release of a new major version of UgCS – 2.6.



The new version features many important improvements over previous versions. The main highlights are:

- You can now plan and execute missions in UgCS with DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 by using UgCS desktop…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on November 20, 2015 at 4:30am — 13 Comments

Full function mission control station with fold-up telemetry head

A "wearable" UAV/FPV GCS with a twist

Here's an update to our handheld (or rather body worn) modular commercial/civilian UAV GCS, an all-in-one FPV system with a fully functional integrated PC telemetry head. This is something that we've had in the works for some time now,…

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Added by Azjeg on September 18, 2015 at 3:37pm — 13 Comments

UgCS server API



We've been asked many times to offer an API for UgCS server to open integration with additional devices and systems such as antenna trackers, security systems and ATC.

Finally it's done and published.

You can find it here:…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on September 16, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

UgCS 2.5 has been released!

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.

One…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on August 6, 2015 at 1:15am — 3 Comments

UgCS 2.4 Is Live!

For those who have missed it - the newest version of UgCS - 2.4 is live and available on Windows, Mac and Linux!

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…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on June 29, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments

Ground station, mission planner redesigned

I noticed that nobody is exploring a nicer UI for the mission planner.

probably you have missed this one.…

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Added by Franc on February 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — 28 Comments

UgCS is used by Santa's present delivery service!

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…

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Added by Janis Kuze on December 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

UgCS 2.1 is out!

Hi,

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…

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Added by Janis Kuze on December 17, 2014 at 4:02am — 10 Comments

Next Generation Smart Drone Platform, Pixhawk Compatible

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…

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Added by RaptorBird Robotics on December 12, 2014 at 2:30pm — 14 Comments

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

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